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Precious Memories project and Christmas Tree Festival
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Precious Memories project and Christmas Tree Festival

Members of Precious Memories took part in decorating a tree for the Christmas tree festival at Christ church. A big thank you to the volunteers who took their time in choosing a tree and beautifully decorating it and attending all festival days, handing out Precious Memories flyers to other people who attended the festival. Thank...

December 11, 2017October 13, 2018by
Kearsley Knit and Natter’s Christmas Party  at Oswaldtwistle Mills
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Kearsley Knit and Natter’s Christmas Party at Oswaldtwistle Mills

Members of Precious Gems-Kearsley Knit and Natter raised funds through raffle tickets and used the money for a day out, for celebrations and parties. This time they decided to do a Christmas party at Oswaldtwistle Mills and Susan one of the volunteers helped to organise it. The members of Kearsley Knit and Natter had a...

December 9, 2017October 13, 2018by
Henna at Halliwell Knit & Natter
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Henna at Halliwell Knit & Natter

A big thank you to Sehrish for her commitment and for doing Henna for the ladies at Halliwell Knit Natter. Well done Sehrish!

October 25, 2017October 13, 2018by
Knit & Natter Kearsley celebrates Millie’s 90th Birthday
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Knit & Natter Kearsley celebrates Millie’s 90th Birthday

Celebrating Millie’s 90th Birthday at Knit and Natter Kearsley . Millie has been involved in helping knitting garments for homeless, refugees, babies in hospitals and many more items for people who are in need, for more than 3 years. Thank you, Millie, for giving back to the community! Enjoy your Birthday!

October 5, 2017October 13, 2018by
A big thanks to Tesco Little Lever
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A big thanks to Tesco Little Lever

Precious Gems would like to thank Tesco Little Lever for their enormous support towards Precious Memories (the project that supports people living with Dementia or memory loss with carers). Pamela and Leanne (senior managers at Tesco Little Lever) have been bringing different items from Tesco for members of Precious Memories; They advertise our project in the shop...

September 13, 2017October 13, 2018by
Tesco Bags of Help Award
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Tesco Bags of Help Award

We are delighted to announce that Precious Gems has been awarded £2,000 from Tesco Bags of Help, to support Kearsley Knit and Natter project. Thank you to everyone who has voted for Precious Gems, we wouldn’t have won without your help. The ladies at Kearsley Knit and Natter knitted big blankets and donated them to...

August 4, 2017October 13, 2018by
Lunch time and activities at Generation Reunited Project
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Lunch time and activities at Generation Reunited Project

Children enjoyed playing bingo games guided by their carers. Adults felt proud of finishing the jigsaw puzzle. It took them more than 6 months to finish it but they were happy to finish it before going on summer break. They are looking forward to starting another one in September 2017. We also hosted Sharon from...

July 26, 2017October 13, 2018by
Food and Drinks at Knit & Natter Kearsley
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Food and Drinks at Knit & Natter Kearsley

We had a good time at Knit and Natter Kearsley. A big thank you to Sue, Kath, Jenny, Pauline and Ann for working so hard in preparing the food. Thanks, ladies!

July 21, 2017October 13, 2018by
Clinical Nurse talks to the ladies at Knit and Natter
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Clinical Nurse talks to the ladies at Knit and Natter

Precious Gems would like to thank Marie Curie, for sending Linda the Clinical Nurse Manager to talk to the ladies at Knit and Natter Kearsley about care and support they provide for people living with terminal illness and their families.

July 8, 2017October 13, 2018by
Blankets made by Councillor Carol Burrows
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Blankets made by Councillor Carol Burrows

Precious Gems would like to thank Carol Burrows, the formal Councillor of Kearsley ward for her continued support to Knit and Natter Kearsley project. She has made several knitted items and sent them to Knit and Natter to support people who are in needs. These beautiful blanket were made by her.

July 4, 2017October 13, 2018by
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