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Spring Amble/Ramble in Ross by David Hinds

Spring Amble/Ramble in Ross by David Hinds

Spring Amble/Ramble in Ross-on-Wye – by David Hinds On the 9th April 16 members of the SBC gathered on the North side steps of the market hall in Ross. After the initial introductions and putting names to faces the conversation soon turned to what outer covering the...

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SBC Winter Craft and Chat Meeting – By Margaret Carter

SBC Winter Craft and Chat Meeting – By Margaret Carter

Winter Craft and Chat Meeting – by Margaret Carter On December 4th, a cold and crisp day, a small gathering of a dozen or so people met at The Butterfly Gardens in Churchdown. Inside, the air was warm and welcoming. With teas and coffees in hand, chatting and catching...

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Autumn Amble/Ramble in Tetbury – by Naomi Whitaker

Autumn Amble/Ramble in Tetbury – by Naomi Whitaker

Autumn Amble/Ramble in Tetbury – by Naomi Whitaker The bustling market town of Tetbury was the setting for SBC’s autumn Amble/Ramble. In gentle sunshine, nine of us met by the historic Market House, drawn together through shared life experience and looking forward to...

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Jola Malin – an Author in our Midst

Jola Malin – an Author in our Midst

“I never saw myself as an expert-by-experience or a vigilant, dedicated, resourceful adventurer. At least not to write that on my CV. I’d been working for several years in hospitality, and always looking for a ‘serious job’, a chance to change the world for the...

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Good Grief Festival is Back!

Good Grief Festival is Back!

“Good Grief Festival is back this October 30th and 31st with another jam-packed programme of virtual events including talks, interviews, workshops and on-demand Grief School sessions.” There’s plenty of free, virtual content - see their website for What’s On!

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Talk on Complex Grief

Talk on Complex Grief

The confusing and complex grief after a suicide Have you been affected by the death of a friend or family member by suicide? You are invited to come to a talk by author Jola Malin who wrote a book; Carry a Whisper, after losing her sister to suicide. Following the...

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Say My Name Remembrance Event

Say My Name Remembrance Event

Suicide Bereavement Support Service invite all of their followers to a special ‘Say My Name’ Remembrance Event on Friday 10th September, where you will have the opportunity to honour someone you’ve lost to suicide either personally, or professionally. Date: 10th...

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SBC Inaugural Event – by Jola Malin

SBC Inaugural Event – by Jola Malin

SBC's Inaugural Event - by Jola Malin Summer BBQ and Tree Planting, Saturday 26th June 2021 The event was held at The Butterfly Garden’s main workshop, behind the garden centre. A wooden building with roomy kitchen, and plenty of space for several tables, more than...

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