Kings Arms Quizzers Raise A Cheer!

On Sunday 3rd Dec 23 the Kings Arms public house in Rotherfield hosted a quiz night for RSM.  Our host and landlord, Chris , baffled the packed pub with  Christmas themed questions! Following the quiz, RSM held a drinks raffle. Thanks to the large number of donations received, almost every table had at least one … Read more

Don’t Lose It – Move It! – The Big Give Fundraiser 2023

Every year RSM holds a BIG GIVE CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN to raise extra money for special projects that are close to our hearts. This year we are raising money to run a monthly “Happiness In Movement” session at our Monday meetings through 2024.   The feedback following our trial session in July was very positive, when members … Read more

Blankets To Warm The Community

RSM Knitters & Natterers meet every fortnight knitting squares which are eventually sewn together to make blankets, which can be a very welcome gift for those who may be unwell or have reduced mobility and feel chilly. This week the Knitters & Natterers were pleased to be able to give some 20 blankets to two … Read more

RSM Wins 3VA Award – “Celebrating Communities 2023”

We were delighted and proud to win a 3VA award – “Celebrating Communities 2023” this week. The award was given in recognition of our work in supporting older people, and for providing support and friendship to the wider community particularly in setting up the Ukrainian Hub and Feed It Back table Receiving the award on … Read more

Third Memory Walk Biggest Yet!

On Saturday 16th September 2023 over 35 members of the community turned out, some with their dogs, to complete our third annual Memory Walk to raise funds for the Alzheimers Society.   As in previous years there were two routes on offer, but as the weather was so lovely, almost all opted for the longer route … Read more

Canasta Club

This is our newest club and already popular, with a mixture of experienced players and beginners. Canasta is a brilliant card game for keeping the brain ticking over. The group meet fortnightly at the RSM centre where you can learn to play in a friendly atmosphere.  We aim to have at least one experienced player … Read more

Luncheon Club

The Luncheon Club is the highlight of the week for many people. Our volunteer cooks provide a nutritious three course hot meal, to be enjoyed in the company of friends and neighbours. Menu examples: Soup of the day & bread, chicken casserole with vegetables & potatoes, shortbread and ice cream. Soup of the day & … Read more

Lindsay Holmwood, Charity Activities Co-Ordinator

Lindsay started volunteer driving for RSM in February 2022 after 32 years working in the finance industry and wanting to put her new found time to good use. She stepped in for Sarah whilst she was travelling in early 2023 and then in June 2023 joined the team on a permanent basis, job sharing with … Read more

Bosom Buddies

Our Bosom Buddies group for ladies meet fortnightly on Tuesday mornings for friendship, support and refreshments.  It’s a good place to catch up with friends and enjoy a cuppa and piece of home-made cake! Bosom Buddies runs at the same time as Men At Ten, should you have a wayward man who needs entertaining while … Read more

Rain Did NOT Stop Play!

Despite some torrential downpours, our spanish themed Volunteers Party went ahead on Friday 14th July 23. And we were not disappointed as we welcomed over 50 of our lovely volunteers to enjoy paella and sangria as our way to say a huge thank you for their continued support and help over the last year. The … Read more

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