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Meetings

20 Jul
Coffee Morning in Bentham Town Hall
Date 20.07.2024 10:00 - 12:00
The Bentham Craft Club are holding a Coffee Morning
in Bentham Town Hall on Saturday the 20th of July
From 10am until Noon.
This is to raise funds for us, 
So if you are in the vicinity, drop in have a coffee and say Hello.

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There is a chance it may not look like this.
Our Bentham group meet in Bentham Town Hall 
on the second Thursday of each month.
7:30 til 8:30 pm

2 Aug
Kendal in August.
02.08.2024 10:00 - 12:00
Our Kendal drop in takes place at Cancer Care, Blackhall Road, Kendal.
on the first Friday of each month from 10am until Noon..
Our group was formed by Prostate Cancer Sufferers in the Greater Morecambe Bay  Area in response to a need for peer support for Patients, Partners and Friends.     

That was back in 2003 and we have provided that support in a variety of ways ever since.
We welcome all comers, Wherever you live and whichever hospital you attended.

Being told you have prostate cancer can be quite a shock for you and your family, Many of us find it helps to talk to others who have been there before you,
Listen to their experiences and share ours.
The realisation that it isnt JUST YOU , can be very helpful.

We hold our meetings in three locations, You are welcome to come to any or all, Which ever suits you best. 
There are no membership fees or forms to fill in.
You are not expected to say or do anything.
If you would prefer a confidential chat, use the message form on our contact page and say how you would prefer to be contacted.

Our meeting locations and times.
LANCASTER:
We hold regular meetings in CancerCare, Slynedales, on the second Tuesday of the month.  7pm until 9pm
This is our Primary venue and we try to have speakers each meeting,
Mostly medical related to keep members informed about prostate cancer, its treatment, research projects and related matters all highly experienced and knowledgeable medical professionals. 
We also invite non medical speakers, they have come from a wide range of backgrounds and have included a cold war pilot and a High Sheriff.
We like to meet at 7pm for a chance to grab a brew and a biscuit and chat to any
new comers before getting sat down and ready for our speaker.
There will be odd times when we dont have a speaker, on those occasions we talk and socialise.
What three words location  ///front.nuns.wanted

KENDAL:
Also courtesy of our friends at CancerCare, on Blackhall Road, across from the multi storey and bus station. We meet here on the first Friday of the month at 10am until 12:00 Noon.
This takes the form of a drop in, Come for a chat a brew and a biscuit or two.
What three words location  ///proof.energy.apples

BENTHAM:
We have recently started meeting in Bentham Town Hall on the Second Thursday of the month.
The thinking behind this location is that Bentham is the most easterly point of the catchement area, possibly easier to get to for some. Whether  it is travelling or simply the day of the week. 
7:30pm til 8:30pm.  All welcome, again, it doesnt matter where you live, you will be welcome .
The other reason is that I live there, so a bit selfish. 
What three words Location ///shampoo.apparatus.jars

Come along to any of our meetings to find out more and feel free to bring a partner, Family member or friend.  You’re all welcome.


We send round an email reminder of our meetings a few days in advance, If you wish to be included in our BCC list, Send your email address to us via our contact form with a short message why you wish to be included.  




 

IT'S NOT JUST YOU !
although it may feel like it
There are LOADS of us.
Den, Our Chairman at Carnforth , doing the Awareness bit
Den with the group and Tim Farron
Tim collecting a donation of £200
Martin, The DJ- Tilly our delightful waitress- Bryan the Boss and Tim our Secretary at The Black Pig, Bentham.
Leslie from the Bentham Hub presenting a cheque to Tim
The wonderful folk from the Bentham Hub giving us £1000. Thank you Bentham.

Other news

Quiz night at the Black Pig Bentham.
The owner of the Black Pig, Brian Jeffs presenting Tim the Secretary with a donation of £200 ,
the proceeds of the quiz entry fee plus a donation from a friend.

From Left to Right.
Martin the DJ and musical guru.
Tilly our delightful waitress.
Bryan, the Owner of the Black Pig
Tim clutching an evelope of dosh.

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The word got round Bentham that we were fund raising and our fantastic Charity Shop 
The Bentham Hub.
very generously presented us with a £1000.

Leslie from the Hub handing over the envelope.

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Then we heard from the Craft Club.
They are going to hold a coffee morning for us on  
SATURDAY the 20th of July.
Bentham Town Hall.
10am until Noon.
All offers of raffle or tombola prizes gratefully recieved.

CraftClubCoffeeMorningBA scan of the Bentham News article.


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You can follow us on a motley selection of anti social media, 
Should you feel so inclined.

facebook    Our Members only Facebook Group. Admin approval needed.


masto  Our Mastodon, A bit like twitter but much nicer, No account needed to read.


telegram Our Telegram Channel copes with large groups and files.


twitter  Our Twitter, ( or whatever it's called ) Just another platform we post to.


rss  RSS.  If Carlsberg made apps !!  Really Simple Syndication, Allows you to  see updates and feeds etc. First install your feed reader ,  then copy and paste the following line to a new feed: 
https://tbpcsg.org/index.php/blog?format=feed&type=rss
 
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