News

  1. END OF AN ERA

    By Doug Swayze on August 28th, 2017

    Although we have a few weeks to go before we finally vacate Settles House, Thursday 2th August saw our last meeting take place there. Clearly this was a bitter-sweet occasion and we were sad that this would be the last time most of us would see the …

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  2. Axis Minibus

    on July 15th, 2017

    For many years Axis had a dream that, one day, we would be able to buy our own, wheelchair accessible, minibus and after years of saving, fundraising and donations from generous benefactors we were in a position to match a grant from the Big Lottery …

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  3. FREE SESSIONS

    By Doug Swayze on July 15th, 2017

    Axis has secured funding through the National Lottery to provide free sessions offering a variety of activities to less well abled people in and around the Stowmarket area. Details are shown below. To book a place, or if you have any questions, …

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  4. Exciting Changes

    By Doug Swayze on July 15th, 2017

    After almost 30 years of being based at Settles House, Axis is on the move! We have enjoyed many happy years at Settles House and the facilities provided by the Kerrison Trust have been excellent. However, the opportunity has arisen for Axis to …

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  5. Return, Recycle, Reuse

    By Doug Swayze on March 2nd, 2017

    Are you or any of your family still in possession of a piece of medical equipment that you or they no longer require?  If so we’d like to make a polite request – can we please have it back so it can be used to help someone else?  In 2016 local …

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  6. About ME!

    By Doug Swayze on January 23rd, 2017

      The Suffolk Disability and Health Action Group, in partnership  with the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, has produced "ABOUT ME". It is to help anyone with a disability and/or health condition provide healthcare professionals with information …

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  7. CHANGE OF STATUS

    By Doug Swayze on October 15th, 2016

    As everyone who attended the Axis 2016 AGM will know, we have been working towards changing the way we are registered with the Charity Commission (CC). That process is now complete. The process involved forming a new charity (albeit with the same …

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  8. Seaside Trip

    By Doug Swayze on September 3rd, 2016

    After some discussion it was decided by a majority that our next outing was to be to Great Yarmouth. This is familiar territory for Axis and popular as it provides pretty much 'something for everyone' and this year was no exception. We all met up for …

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  9. Summer Sizzler

    By Doug Swayze on September 3rd, 2016

    Many of the Axis Members fall into the category of "Sun Worshippers". The Gislingham Gals Whether it is in the garden at Settles House or the cliff top at Sizewell, they will take every opportunity to enjoy the sun. They also enjoy their food. …

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  10. AXIS SKYDIVE

    By Doug Swayze on July 13th, 2016

    Unfortunately, much as we might like to throw some of our members out of an aeroplane at times, our insurance won't allow us to! However, we are fortunate enough to have been approached by someone willing to do it on our behalf. Annika Martin has …

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