Le Bicycle Bromley Mencap Charity Ride 14th June

by Bromley Mencap on 26 March 2015

This year’s Le Bicycle & Bromley Mencap Charity Bike Ride takes place on Sunday 14th June starting from Pratts Bottom Village Hall at 9.00am.  Money raised will go towards our Outdoors Activity Club. This is a great chance to take part in a friendly bike ride and raise money for a much needed cause.

Coffee, snacks and any last minute bike adjustments are available on-site from a Le Bicycle mechanic and plenty of food and refreshments await your return.  There are 2 ride options,35 & 55 miles, and more details about the routes and how to register are available via the links below.  There is also an opportunity to start a fund raising page of your own in support of Bromley Mencap. For details of the 35 mile ride click here and for the 55 mile ride click here

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Bromley Mencap is holding a focus group for young disabled people to talk to them and their parents/carers about their future hopes for employment, leisure and life skills training. This will help us shape our new day opportunities. The focus group will take place on 1st April, 3.30 to 4.30pm, at Coney Hill Baptist Church, Coney Hill Road, West Wickham BR4 9BU. Places must be booked in advance. For more details click here

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X by X General Election Hustings and AGM

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March/April 2015 Bulletin newsletter

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The Independent Living Fund (ILF)

March 6, 2015

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Young Ambassador’s Programme

February 17, 2015

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Bromley Mencap Announces 2015 Community Fundraising Calendar

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Bromley Mencap Creative Art and Baking Courses

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CASPA Home School Group

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CASPA (Children on the Autistic Spectrum Parents Association) has started a new programme for home schooled primary aged children. More details here

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Living Well with Dementia in Bromley

January 21, 2015

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Rotary Club of Langley Park & Bromley Mencap – Fundraising Dinner on Friday 24 April 2015

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Bromley Mencap Race Night – Saturday 21 February 2015

January 20, 2015

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