Local youngsters who have signed up to the National Citizen Service (NCS) held a Family Fun day on Monday the 31 July as part of their efforts to raise funds for the group. They have also taken part in a fun run, cycle ride and other fund raising events.
At our August meeting Lucy Tyror-Taylor, Erin Squibb and Tina Taylor presented the Group with a cheque for £1050.00 which was gratefully accepted by Mike Coombs, Group Chair. They wished the money to be used to help local young people with diabetes and to this end the Committee are talking to the Paediatric Diabetes Unit at Gloucester Royal to identify any youngsters that can be helped. Continue reading National Citizen Service Family Fun Day→
This year again the Group helped out at the Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups Diabetes Awareness Events in Gloucester (12 Jun), Cheltenham (15 Jun) and Newent (19 Jun).
The Group members helping out were Mike Broome (Gloucester & Newent), John Gould (Gloucester) and Bob Watford (Cheltenham). Geoff Davis from the Forest of Dean Group was also at Gloucester & Newent. Various NHS staff were also present including Lucy Gozzard from the Retinal Screening team at Gloucester Royal Hospital.