07/12/2018 - Permalink

Come along and join in the Christmas festivities at Helena Lane in Ludlow

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Helena Lane in Ludlow will be hosting their annual Christmas Fayre on Thursday 13 December 2018.

The event, at the Helena Lane Day Care Centre, 20 Hamlet Road, Ludlow will run from 10.30am to 12pm, and will include a variety of activities including a raffle and tombola.

Refreshments and a selection of cakes and mince pies will also be available at the centre’s café.

Gaye Davies, who attends Helena Lane

Gaye Davies, who attends Helena Lane

Helena Lane is a day care centre based in Ludlow and provides a service to adults with learning disabilities and older people. The building provides easy access to all, including wheelchair users, has a courtyard, and 40 free car parking spaces for visitors. The centre also has a number of rooms available to hire for meetings, groups, clinics and activities.

Lee Chapman, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for adult services, health and social housing, said:

“Helena Lane is a brilliant place for adults with learning disabilities and older adults. Over the years Helena Lane has also become a fantastic venue for local residents, offering a great range of events for people of all ages. Why not come along to our Christmas event and see for yourself what a great asset Helena Lane is to Ludlow’s local community?”

All proceeds to the event will go to Helena Lane’s comfort fund, which helps to support those who use the service.

For more information about Helena Lane visit shropshire.gov.uk/helena-lane. To enquire about room hire, call us on 01743 257750 or email at helenalane@shropshire.gov.uk.

Further information

Helena Lane is home to other services that support the local community.  These include.

The NHS and Shropshire Council’s adult social care teams also use the building for various clinics.

Helena Lane is full of friendly faces, whether you choose to relax or stay busy there is always plenty going on. Our regular activities include:

  • Board games such as Scrabble
  • Dominoes and quoits
  • Bingo (Thursday / Friday afternoons)
  • Knitting group
  • Social visits
  • Small group shopping
  • Lunches out at local pubs
  • Fund raising activities and raffles
  • Weekly lottery
  • Manicure sessions
  • IT access (PC, laptop, Internet and iPad)
  • BBQs
  • Cooking
  • Gardening
  • Sing-a-longs
  • Paid entertainers show
  • Social events (eg special lunches, Christmas parties, cheese and wine afternoons, Easter bonnet and Santa’s grotto)
  • We’re happy to try most things, so new ideas are always welcomed!