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 […]

2018-07-15 :: maggie // Events
Tropical World

Our summer outing this year was to Tropical World in Leeds. We shared a coach with members of Ripon ARK on what may well have been the hottest day of the summer. Phew! It was worth it, though. The many creatures who live there were a delight to see and we found a shady area […]

2018-06-09 :: maggie // Events
Bowling in the Ripon Spa Gardens

The weather was kind to us today – dull but dry – and volunteers from the Ripon Spa Gardens Bowling Club made us feel very welcome. A little instruction is always welcome. It’s important to combine power with accuracy. An expert was always on hand to show us the way. Competition was keen! The ‘woods’ […]

2018-05-12 :: maggie // Events
May 2018: Craft and Line Dancing

CLICK ON EACH PICTURE TO SEE A LARGER VERSION This morning’s craft activity, devised as usual by our wonderful Sue, involved a great deal of paint, glue and patience. Everyone was invited to paint a picture and then decorate it with buttons. We were grateful, as ever, for help from our volunteers and carers. The […]