Northcote (Westbury – on -Trym) Beavers become Dementia aware

Not to be outdone by their older “sisters”, Northcote (Westbury – on – Trym) Beavers took part in a Dementia workshop on Wednesday 24th September. These boys and girls enthusiastically engaged in the workshop and will be great ambassadors for increasing Dementia awareness. One leader who felt Beavers were too young to think about Dementia […]

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93rd Bristol Guides join the Purple Angel Campaign!

93rd Bristol Guides join the Purple Angel Campaign   On Tuesday23rd September, as a result of taking part in a Dementia awareness workshop,  the 93rd Bristol (Westbury Park) Guides joined the Purple Angel Campaign and became Dementia aware. Following some introductory comments, the girls dramatized some scenarios involving people with Dementia to the other “Patrols”. […]

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Reporting back : Dementia Day on the Buses

What a great was had by all those attending the “Dementia Day on the buses event at Lawrence Hill Bus Depot on Friday 12th September. The programme included:- • A dementia awareness session with some of the drivers, their trainers and managers. • Let people with dementia and their carers have a go at being […]

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Elmlea Junior School supports the Purple Angel Campaign.

Each year, Year 6 Elmlea children put on a “Leavers Play” for their parents, just prior to moving on to secondary school. Parents are asked to contribute to a retiring collection to show their appreciation, which is then given to a local charity. Guess who they gave it to this year? That’s right, the CHILDREN, […]

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First Anniversary of BDAA

Exactly one year ago, on the 9th July 2013, BDAA was launched at Westbury Baptist Church. To follow on from last Saturdays charity concert by the Harlequins, a birthday party was held with a cake (with icing representing the Purple Angel  of course!) and a single candle. As it was Gillian Hutchinson’s birthday, we asked […]

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