Together we can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s.

We are a local branch of Parkinson’s UK with over 150 members

What we provide:

  • friendship, support and shared  experiences of Parkinson’s
  • weekly seated exercise  and body conditioning classes, subsidised Nordic Walking classes (new for 2019)
  • free speech therapy (communicating confidence)
  • free monthly carers’ meetings, annual  lunch
  • free monthly social meetings  with speaker or activity/party at Christmas
  • summer subsidised Blooms cream tea
  • subsidised summer outings
  • subsidised group holiday for carers, former carers  and people with Parkinson’s. who are members of PUK
  • subsidised carers’ lunch
  • subsidised members’ Christmas or harvest lunch
  • equipment grants available
  • respite care  financial help available
  • help with transport
  • we keep in touch with those unable to get out to meetings/activities
  • help from local advisers
  • funding for  research into  a cure for Parkinson’s

We  are trying also to expand our activities to include more younger people with Parkinson’s by offering different activities at different times of day.

Our group  fundraises  as much as possible but we do also rely on other peoples’  donations and fundraising on our behalf.

So, come along and meet us. If we do not run something that you would like to get involved in talk to us as well! If you want to know more e-mail me at

Sally Dyer, Chairperson