Grass Roots Disability were recently invited to take part in a Slow Walk around Sandbach Park. This walk was arranged as part of Sandbach – Walking Festival, an even comprising of a number of walks in and around Sandbach with the aim of getting more people to join Sandbach Footpath Group. This event was a
Grass roots were recently invited to have a look at the new paths that have been installed in Sandbach Park and Wheelock Playing Fields. The road testing went well and both Parks now have improved access.
Grass Roots have been getting out and about in the last few week, taking advantage of the nice summer weather. We visited the Allotments to show our support for this years Sandbach Garden Trail. This is a good community event, which our representatives enjoyed and even came away with local produce.
Grass roots were recently invited to have a look round the new Gym facilities at Sandbach Leaser Centre. This visit was very enjoyable and informative, we found that the Gym is fully accessible to wheelchair users. There is an accessible changing room and Shower, which is also used when Disabled people wish to use the
As Grass Roots Disability continues to progress since being set up in September 2015. The group was started by Craig Bayley (chairman) a local disabled resident with the help and guidance of Dot Flint (Chair of Sandbach Partnership). Over the last few weeks we have seen the completion of the 2nd faze of our
Grass Roots Attended Sandbach Health & Wellbeing Fayre at St Mary’s Church Hall, run by Sandbach Partnership. This was the first year of this event, which was well attended. It was a great opportunity to display our latest projects and encourage more people to become members of the group. We hope to be involved with
Grass Roots Disability would like to say a big thank you to Sean Clarke of ‘Clarke Website Design’ for all his help and support in getting our new website up and running. The website was funded by a donation from Sandbach Round Table.
Grass Roots have been lucky to receive a donation from this year’s Sandbach Garden Trail of £1000. We are grateful to receive this funding, we plan to use money to hold several activities in the spring and summer 2017.
Grass Roots have also received the sum of £309.00 from the Waitrose Green Token scheme. These funds will be used to meet the expenses involved in running the group. Again, we are very grateful to receive these funds.