Milestone for memory cafe

11:01 15 July 2014

The Courtney Memory Cafe celebrate their 10th anniversary. Volunteers Ron Campbell, Jena Honey, Tanya Elliott and Ann Butler cut the cake with mayor Bill Nash. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exe 6714-27-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The Courtney Memory Cafe celebrate their 10th anniversary. Volunteers Ron Campbell, Jena Honey, Tanya Elliott and Ann Butler cut the cake with mayor Bill Nash. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exe 6714-27-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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A group which provides a highly-valued service to people with Alzheimer’s disease has celebrated its 10th anniversary.

The Courtney Memory Café marked the occasion with a party at its usual venue the Imperial Hotel, where those who attend the café and their carers enjoyed a special cake and treats in the company of the café’s volunteers and Exmouth mayor Bill Nash.

The café, which meets once a month, offers a range of games and activities for those with Alzheimer’s to enjoy in a welcoming environment.

Lead volunteer Jean Honey said: “It’s an afternoon in which they can share with other people in a nice surrounding, without feeling abnormal.

“The party went really well. People were chatting and laughing and enjoying themselves, and this is what it is – an afternoon where they don’t feel different.”

The memory café meets on the last Friday of every month between 2pm and 4pm. For more information, call Jean on 01395 223050.

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