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30.09.2021 weekly update

Welcome to the weekly update.  This update includes:

1.  Coalition Update

2.  Social/peer support coming up

3.  Recognising You Awards 2021!

4.  Singing for the Mind  at Maltings 

5.  Spelthorne Committee for Access Now (SCAN)

6.  Surrey Faith Links Newsletter

7.  Surrey Heath Borough Installation Update


1.  Coalition Update

Our members will be receiving their virtual AGM invitations in the next few days.  The AGM is going to be held on Zoom (with dial-in and SMS text relay options) on Wednesday 20th October from 10.30 am – 11.30 am.  This year our board have decided that we will just cover the AGM business – and hope to return to an all-singing, all-dancing event next year. 

We have been out and about at a few events over the last week, including Surrey Pride and a Community Information event held at Bourne Hall in Ewell.  Do check out our pictures on our social media channels! 


2.  Social/peer support coming up

Get More Active Update – As Strictly returns to our screens this Autumn, Katy looks at opportunities for inclusive dance in Surrey. Join the Get More Active chat group on Friday here to find out more”

YMCA inclusive cricket flyer attached – Our friends at YMCA East Surrey have added an inclusive cricket session to their programme. Sessions are for 12-25 year olds with a disability and run every other Saturday from 11am until 12.30pm. Email sam.lyle@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk if you would like to get involved.

Other activities at YMCA East Surrey

– Please see attached Flyer.  Also attached is a flyer regarding free online wellbeing classes. 

Flyerz hockey new dates attached – The fabulous Falcon Flyerz inclusive hockey club have released session dates for the rest of the year. Call or SMS text Jo Brown on 07834 763879 or email on hockeyflyerz@gmail.com to get involved.


3. Recognising You Awards 2021!

The User Voice and Participation team are delighted to announce that they will be hosting this year’s Recognising You Awards in early December 2021.

What are the Recognising You Awards?

Every single child and young person deserves recognition for their accomplishments; this could be a young person’s fantastic achievement at school, progress that’s been made or obstacles that have been overcome.

The Recognising You Awards will take place virtually alongside a celebrity guest host! The User Voice and Participation Team want to congratulate all of children and young people in Surrey and need your help to do this by nominating.  

Nominate your amazing young people for an award!

You’re able to nominate any young person linked to Surrey aged 5 to 25 to give children and young people the recognition and congratulations they deserve. It’s easy to nominate, all you have to do is click the link below and fill out the form – they’ll do the rest! You’re welcome to nominate as many young people as you like – nominate away!

The deadline for nominations is the 31st October 2021.

You’ll find more information about how to nominate in the poster attached, please feel free to print and share! More details of the event will follow.


4. Singing for the Mind  at Maltings

Please see the attached flyer giving details of the Singing for the Mind sessions that will be running at Farnham Maltings every Monday at 1.30pm


5. Spelthorne Committee for Access Now (SCAN)


6. Surrey Faith Links Newsletter

Please see document attached or follow this link https://surreyfaithlinks.org.uk/news-and-events/newsletters/


7. Surrey Heath Borough Installation Update

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