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  Independence Trust is a Gloucestershire Charity. We support individuals, families, and communities with concerns about mental health, alcohol or drugs. We help people to build self esteem and confidence, so that they can take more control of their lives, become more independent and realise their potential. The service is confidential and free-of-charge. find out […]

  Plans to celebrate Jamaica’50th year of Independence: your help is needed to finalise the plans to put on activities and events to celebrate Jamaica’s 50th year of independence. Ideas include a Music Festival, A play, Mr and or Ms Gloucester/Jamaica, Float in the carnival, Films, a concert, a discussion around independence, activities for young […]

  An early diagnosis is hugely important as it enables people with dementia to understand their condition, access treatments that could help relieve their symptoms and gives them time to plan for the future. Support following the diagnosis is also vital if people with dementia and their carers are to have the best quality of […]

In the South West, it is estimated that over 79,000 people are currently living with dementia, with 65 per cent of those without a formal diagnosis. In a new survey carried out for the Department of Health, caused concern –  just over a third of people  age 40 or more in the South West understand […]

  There is an Oldies-Night at the all nations community centre every Sunday from 6-00pm till midnight. Music played by selector Father Keith and guest DJs. Please come along and bring back the Love we once knew in Gloucester – Love and Unity in the Community

  Gloucester Cathedral will be the venue for “The F Word’, the Forgiveness Project Exhibition from 22 – 27 (except Thursday) November, during Prisons Week.  Sponsored by Positive Justice Gloucestershire. Archbishop Tutu, a trustee of the Forgiveness Project, has, since student days, been a friend of Brian Oosthuysen, chair of Positive Gloucestershire and County Councillor […]

    At the Black History Month Celebration Service, the Churches4Change group recognised Gloucester FM Radio with a certificate of appreciation "For outstanding service to the community" (see below)  

  Gloucestershire’s got talent are determined to find fantastic local talent of all types in Gloucestershire. The winner will receive a huge £1000 and a 1 year promotional contract, giving the winner their first step onto possible future stardom. From the semi finals onwards we are proud to have the fantastic support of the Gloucestershire […]

  Appearing on the show were Mohamed Ginwalla from the City Council Benefits Advice Team & Doritt Samuels from the BME Parent Carers forum. They left the following contact numbers Mohamed Giwalla (01452) 396979 Doritt Samuels 07891 402 002 To hear the interviews again go to the listen again section on this website and select […]

  There’s now a new non-emergency number to contact Gloucestershire Police. From today, Monday September 19, Gloucestershire Constabulary has changed its non-emergency number to 101, making it cheaper and easier to call the police.  Assistant Chief Constable for Gloucestershire Police, Ivor Twydell, said: “The new 101 number gives people one easily memorised number to call […]

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