26th Oct, 2016

News in Brief

Evesham Editorial 4th Sep, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

RELATE Worcestershire has teamed up with Prostate Cancer UK to offer help and support to anyone in the county who has been affected by the disease, along with their families and carers.

The services, available in Bromsgrove, Redditch and Worcester, include counselling for individuals and couples, families and children and young people, along with sex therapy.

A dedicated Relate counsellor will be assigned to each individual to assess and help with their specific needs.

The new service, developed to help men through the emotional impact the issues may cause, has been funded by the Movember Foundation.

Those wanting to book an appointment can call Relate Worcestershire, visit www.relate-worcestershire.org or call 01905 28051.

Visit www.prostatecanceruk.org for more on services offered by Prostate Cancer UK.

A NEW service aimed at helping older people with computer technology has been launched.

The Computer Surgery, created by Age UK Herefordshire and Worcestershire, will help those who are new to computers or technology by dropping in for minor repairs, software solutions, tips and advice on software and how to manage your computer files.

It will continue for the first Friday of every month from today and half hour appointments can be booked between 2pm and 5pm by calling 01386 422700.

Appointments are free for people above the age of 55.

EVESHAM’s newly launched Repair Cafe returns for a second session next week.

Help will be at hand when the scheme, which is run by Transition Evesham Vale, returns on Saturday (September 13) at the ImaGine in Market Square between 10am and 2pm.

Residents will be able to bring broken items which can be a fixed by a team of experts including electricians, seamstresses and other specialists.

The first event which was held in July proved to be a big success with unique items such as a ghetto blaster and garden loppers sent in for repair.

For more information about the Repair Cafe call Tony Piper 07908 968567 or Fran Webb 07801 983112.

A NEW office offering financial advice across a range of areas has landed in Evesham.

GHC Wealth Management has also announced it has appointed William Sallis and Andrew Neale from The Wealth Group. The pair join following extensive careers in the financial advisory sector and will bring a vast array of experience with them.

The new office will cover the Worcester and Hereford region and will help in investment management, retirement planning, individual tax and estate planning, probate and estate administration and family and individual protection insurance.

Martin Vaughan, director, said: “We are delighted to have attracted two such experienced and well respected financial advisers.

“The appointment of William and Andrew will expand our geographic coverage across the Hereford and Worcester region and we look forward to establishing a long term and successful presence in the region.”

Paul Harris, chief executive of GHC Group, added: “We are very much looking forward to working with William and Andrew, who share our common service-led philosophy with our clients at the heart of everything we do.”