Chairman Jerry and his lovely wife Carole were very honoured last October in winning a Volunteer Oscar for their charity work. As a result of that, they were nominated by the Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire to attend a Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, 15th May. It was a very special day […]

2019-05-11 :: maggie // Events
RAP is 25!

PLEASE CLICK ON THE PHOTOGRAPHS TO VIEW THEM FULL SIZE. Founded in 1994, RAP has just reached its Silver Anniversary and we celebrated in style this morning. The celebration cakes were made for us by Sue and there was plenty of other delicious food as well, savoury nibbles and a big coffee cake from Danielle. […]

2019-04-13 :: maggie // Events
Ten Pin Bowling

We all enjoyed our morning in Clifton Moor. Getting started is much easier now that shoes no longer need to be changed. Competition between members, carers and volunteers was fierce, but Louise emerged as the winner and was presented with the trophy by Jerry. Once her name has been added, it will be hers to […]

2019-01-12 :: maggie // Events
January 2019

A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE! Not all our regular volunteers were unable to join us today, but Jerry and Carole helped us to make 2019 calendars and hold a Boccia tournament, which Matthew won.

2018-12-09 :: maggie // Events
Christmas Party 2018

As with most of our meetings, we began with a craft session devised and organised by Sue, (who also brought us some delicious pastries to eat with our tea or coffee). This time, we were making baubles to hang on our Christmas trees. Coating red and green plastic balls with glue, covering them in scraps […]

2018-11-03 :: maggie // Events

We’re thrilled to announce that our Chairman Jerry Anderson and his lovely wife Carole have won the Community Volunteer Award. We think it is very well deserved and long overdue!

2018-10-17 :: maggie // Events
AGM and RAP’s got Talent

We were honoured to receive mayoral parties from Ripon, Boroughbridge and Pateley Bridge this morning. They arrived in plenty of time to observe the craft activity that preceded the main events. This was the rolling of bird seeds in peanut butter to hang up and feed our feathered friends during the winter. It was quite […]