support groups IN THE BANBURY AREA

1.   Age UK Oxfordshire5 White Lion Walk, Banbury, OX16 5UD Telephone: 01295 278040 (10am to 4pm Monday to Friday) Age UK Oxfordshire provides Information & Advice plus a full range of services for the over 50’s including Insurance products and services, coffee shop, foot care, phone friends, Carers Oxfordshire, My Life, My Way, Home Support Service, computer lessons with one-to-one tuition and internet access. We also have various regular activities and groups held at the Centre including Singing Group, Book Club, Knit & Knatter, Film Club and Carers’ Cafe. Drop in for a cup of tea/coffee and homemade cake and find out what we can do for you or your family member, neighbour or friend. Disabled access and facilities and parking by arrangement. We also have opportunities for volunteering. Contact the office for more details.

2.   Banbury & District Supporters Group The Bowling Green Steakhouse, Overthorpe Road, Banbury OX17 2XA Telephone: 01295 671 151 The group organises and attend many fundraising events in Banbury and the surrounding area. Events include tin collections at major supermarkets, charity tables at local fetes and shopping centres together with talks to local associations and charitable organisations. We meet Monthly, usually 2nd or 3rd Thursday of the month

3.  Banbury U3A Meets at Banbury Rugby Club, The DCS Stadium, Bodicote Park, Oxford Road, Banbury OX15 4AF Telephone: 01295 258325 Banbury U3A (University Of The Third Age) is a voluntary co-operative of older people, usually retired or semi-retired and from all walks of life, which enables members to share learning, creative and leisure activities. No qualifications are needed to join and none are awarded. We meet on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month with a guest speaker, a wide variety of Special Interest Groups.

4.  Banbury Breast Cancer Support Group Telephone: Please contact Brenda 07719 455669 or Beverley 07771 772992 for more information. We meet on the first Tuesday of every month and offer support and advice for people that have been diagnosed, going through treatment, have had surgery or people who are considering reconstruction following surgery.