Help for people with ME/CFS in and around Stockport

Young Persons' Group (YPG)
Meetings/Socials:


December: Thursday 14th

Christmas Dinner at The John Millington. 67 Station Road Cheadle Hulme SK8 7AA. 0161 486 9226. Meet in the bar area at 19:30 for our 20:00 table booking. I have to provide a menu pre-order therefore if you fall ill at the last minute and cannot go, please let me know so I can tell them there is one less person. If somebody doesn’t turn up the cost of their meal ends up being divided between everybody which isn’t fair. Any nutritional queries or other questions about this occasion just ask. Please tell me your menu choices and whether you are doing ‘Secret Santa’ ASAP.


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January: Thursday 25th

Speed Quiz George and Dragon Pub. 14 London Road, Hazel Grove. SK7 4AH. 0161 456 8690. 20:00 The pub is situated at the traffic lights over the road from Sainsbury’s. I’m adding this social again because a couple of members were ill and couldn’t make it last time. We are meeting in good time to allow us to catch up before the quiz starts at 21:00. This evening is a challenge because it uses a phone app as a buzzer and some of the teams are very fast. Feel free to bring somebody you know who is good at quizzes. This pub has their own good sized car park at the back.


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February:Tuesday 20th

Board Games Session. 66 Roslyn Road Stockport SK3 8LH 0161 487 1245. 13:00. My road is between Garners Lane and Adswood Road. If using public transport Davenport Station is the nearest. Or the Bridgehall and Cheadle Hulme busses stop on Adswood Rd. The Cheadle circular bus stops on Garners Lane. If you don’t know the area just ask and I’ll help. A fun experience to play a board game or two you might not have played before. If you have a game you want to play, do feel free to bring it or simply get a taste of the games on offer.


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There will be the occasional cinema visit as and when there is a big film. We meet at the cinema at Parrswood, on a Wednesday for approx 13:00, depending of course, on the film times.
If you have not joined us at the cinema before, do get in touch with either Andrew or myself as it will be nice to see you there.



Monthly Meetings


These are held on the 2nd Friday of the month at Stockport Friends (Quaker) Meeting House.


Doors open at 10:30 am, speakers at 11 am. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served.




























Please note the new venue :-


Stockport Friends (Quaker) Meeting House,

2 Cooper Street,

Stockport,

SK1 3DW.


Meetings finish at 12:00, often some stay a little while to chat after as well.




Stockport ME Group Information Line

0845 519 4116

Or email smeg2244@yahoo.co.uk


This is a 24 hour voicemail service. A volunteer will respond to messages left within the next 2 working days. Please be aware that this is messaging service only, and that while volunteers regularly check for voicemail messages, no volunteer is able to answer a telephone call there and then, so please do leave a message.


Anyone on a BT Anytime landline can call this number for free. All other calls are charged at 2p/minute daytime and 0.5p/minute evenings*. Alternatively please email us at smeg2244@yahoo.co.uk


This is an information line number only. Volunteers responsible for dealing with queries will not be permitted to give advice. For Stockport ME Group members, if you have a specific query, numbers on page 2 of HERMES still apply.


*correct at the time of going to press  

Views in and around Stockport

Thanks to Stockport MBC for the images.

YPG Christmas Dinner


Thursday 14th December 19:45.

At The John Millington.

67 Station Road,

Cheadle Hulme SK8 7AA.


Please let Fiona know either via the Facebook group, email or text your menu choices and whether you are getting involved with the Secret Santa please.


Any queries about the menu, especially if you have dietary requirements just ask. The John Millington will accommodate your requests and are very approachable about these things.




Stockport ME group is now on Facebook!


If you are on Facebook come and join the conversation.

Find us on:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/stockportmegroup/

or just search for Stockport ME Group.

You will be able to ask questions and chat with other members of the group.




Hope to see you there!

The Solidarity Drop-In

(benefits support).


The Solidarity Drop-in which was formerly located in the now closed Sir Joseph Whitworth Centre is now taking place in Disability Stockport's Centre for Independent Living, at 23 High Street, Stockport, SK1 1EG. It is on Mondays from 10 am to 4 pm.


They offer support with completion of applications for Personal Independence Payment and Employment and Support Allowance and information on social security sanctions. They can also help with referrals to the appropriate service in cases where advice, or representation in appeals is required.


High Street is on the route of the free Stockport Metroshuttle bus, service 300.


Anyone who is interested in volunteering to work with Solidarity Drop-in, is very welcome to drop in and chat to their team. They have two roles - reception, and support with forms and referrals. Training by an experienced professional in the field, is available for the latter role.


http://solidaritydropinstockport.webs.com/


Stockport CFS/ME Service


Information regarding Stockport CSF/ME service can be found here