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Food for Thought

Written by  Louise Cowell
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Food for Thought

‘Food for Thought’, a newly formed North Norfolk based charity has recently been awarded a grant from North Norfolk District Council’s (NNDC) Big Society Fund (BSF).

The charity runs support groups and lunch clubs for people with dementia and their carers. It was set up when the organisation that had been running the groups had to withdraw their support.

Food for Thought was awarded £2000 from North Norfolk District Council’s Big Society Fund after the awarding panel commended the dedication and commitment of the Food for Thought volunteers who have worked hard to ensure that vital groups for people affected by dementia are still available.

Cabinet Member and Big Society Fund panel Chairman, John Lee said: “Dementia has a devastating effect on those affected by the illness and their carers. NNDC has recently pledged to become a dementia friendly Council and was pleased to be able to offer a Big Society Fund grant to ensure the continuation of these vital support groups.”

Food for Thought runs supports groups in Bodham, Cromer and North Walsham on a monthly basis. For more information contact Catherine Moorhouse on 01263 721344 or visit Food for Thought’s website www.foodforthoughtnorfolk.weebly.com

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