Great British Care Awards 2022 Finalists

On November 12th, 2022, our group attended Manchester’s 2022 Great Care Awards ceremony. Over 600 care workers gathered at the event from all over the northwest. After being nominated, Neil, our Managing Director was a finalist in two categories. Neil attended interviews with judges after learning he had been nominated for two awards. He said…

Over 100 Jubilee Crowns were decorated at the Great Harwood Agricultural Show.

Over 100 Jubilee Crowns were decorated at the Great Harwood Agricultural Show.

The My Colourful Memories CIC stand at the Great Harwood Show attracted over 300 visitors this year, with over 100 children decorating jubilee crowns in only four hours. The founder, Neil, says we started with approximately 100 crowns thinking we’d have plenty, but we couldn’t keep up, so we quickly began making crowns from spare…

Our Jubilee artwork is on display in Accrington Tesco’s

Our Jubilee artwork is on display in Accrington Tesco’s

We are very pleased that Tesco’s has showcased our work in their Accrington store. It was a collaborative effort between our group, Tesco’s, and a local school. Children coloured in the pictures around the pop-art picture. The participants in our activity group each coloured in one section of the overall picture. They had no idea…

Amazing Artwork created by our Group at the Clitheroe Library

Amazing Artwork created by our Group at the Clitheroe Library

The National Lottery Community Fund has enabled us to provide free carers respite sessions in the Ribble Valley and Hyndburn to provide respite for families caring for people with dementia. These respite sessions are held at the Clitheroe Library on the first Monday of every month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. We have been…

Carers Respite Initiative at Lancashire Libraries

Carers Respite Initiative at Lancashire Libraries

The Lancashire County Council Libraries and My Colourful Memories CIC are collaborating on a project to bring arts-based dementia support workshops to Lancashire communities. The project has received funding from the National Lottery Community Fund. Caregivers will receive respite and advice from the respite program, which launches in January 2022. In addition, by supporting local…

A local schoolgirl raises funds for My Colourful Memories

A local schoolgirl raises funds for My Colourful Memories

A local teacher whose daughter, nine years old, nominated her school to raise funds for our community group contacted us during the summer of 2019. Poppy wrote an inspirational letter to her school’s council about why she and her classmates should raise funds for “My Colourful Memories CIC”. Pupils were encouraged to nominate local non-profits…