CPSG Meetings in 2017 will take place in the small hall at Southgate Community Centre, Caie Walk, Nowton Estate, Bury St Edmunds IP33 2PJ and will be held monthly on the third Thursday between 2pm-4pm. Meetings include speakers, presentations and refreshments. Also a raffle and a table top sale is held to raise funds for the group. It is a really friendly, informal and relaxed environment in which you can come and go as you please, and move around to feel more comfortable.
2018 Dates are as follows:-
15th February - Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Councillor Terry Clements
15th March - Update on Opioids
19th April - Dance with Jo Nichols
Please feel free to join us for all or some of this time.
Our group are made up from a variety of people who are experiencing pain for a number of reasons. Many have said how our group has helped them to feel less isolated and more able to cope with their condition.
We are run by patients for patients and understand just how you feel. If you cannot make a meeting then please don’t worry, we are happy to keep you informed via our newsletter which can be posted or emailed. Just let us have your details.
The Chronic Pain Support Group has been featured on BBC Radio Suffolk, in addition, we have had a full page write up regarding our work in the British Pain Society Journal ‘Pain News’. Also in local newspapers, and the hospital internal newsletter.
Since 2017 we have had monthly articles published in a directory that serves two large areas of Bury St Edmunds.
This is YOUR group - please support us by sending in your comments and/or attending some of our meetings!
First Thursday of each month from 1pm-4pm
£3.00 per session including refreshments
Disabled Access - Free Parking - on a Bus Route
Come along and join us in a friendly, supportive, creative atmosphere, bringing along your own handcraft projects. You may even see something new you would like to try and maybe share your skills with others. Anything from card craft, jewellery making, felting, knitting, crocheting, deco patch, decoupage, silk painting.....
The sessions are fun, welcoming, sociable, good company and informal. Being actively creative brings many rewards.
If you would like to feel a sense of acheivement why not come along and give it a go!
Tuition is always welcomed.
We look forward to seeing you.
Any enquiries please call 07724 187774
The next Positively Crafty session will be held on Thursday 1st February from 1pm-4pm (Tea light jars)