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Danebridge Patient Participation Group (PPG)

The local Parish is covered by a number of GP Practices based in Northwich, Weaverham and Frodsham.  The most popular, and the only one with a local Surgery (on Weaverham Road, Sandiway), is Danebridge Medical Centre. This page refers only to the Danebridge Patient Participation Group (PPG) - other GP Practices will have their own PPG groups and should be reached through their websites / offices.

The PPG, sometimes also known as the PRG (Patient Reference Group), continue to work with the Practice for the Practice. The PPG is a committee of voluntary patients who support the work of the practice – this unique partnership between patients and their practices is essential to achieving high quality and responsive care. The Danebridge committee meet monthly along with practice representatives to discuss matters arising and to discuss on-going suggested improvements within the practice. From 1 April 2015, it has been a requirement in the GP Contract for all practices to have a PPG.

The role of the PPG includes:

  • Being a critical friend to the practice;
  • Advising the practice on the patient perspective and providing insight into the responsiveness and quality of services;
  • Encouraging patients to take greater responsibility for their own and their family’s health;
  • Carrying out research into the views of those who use the practice;
  • Organising health promotion events and improving health literacy;
  • Regular communication with the patient population.

The PPG would welcome any views and/or concerns you may have, but they must be about general issues. You can address any mail to Danebridge PPG, c/o Danebridge Medical Centre (see www.danebridge.org.uk/contacts) or email your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also drop a note in at any of the three reception desks. The PPG would love to hear your views and concerns, but they must be about general issues - the PPG cannot cover personal matters. Please take up any personal issues directly with the surgery.

Press here for the "SUGGESTION BOX"

The PPG contains over a dozen volunteers, and a number of them live in our local Parish:
     Sue McKenzie (PPG Chair), Russell Smith (Webmaster of this website), Sheila Bowker, Les James, May Long

Should you wish to discuss any relevant topic with one of these local PPG members, please send a message to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (listed on the “Contact Us” page) and somebody will call you.

Minutes of the PPG meetings are listed here: www.danebridge.org.uk/prg-minutes and other information here: www.danebridge.org.uk/patient-reference-group-prg.

 

Support in the Community

 There are quite a number of organisations offering support in the community.  The Directories section of this website contains a list of many of these, including 'Addiction Support', 'Carer Support', 'Disabled Support' and 'Medical Support'.  The following information relates predominantly to those organisations offering Befriending, Social Isolation and General Support to the community.

 

Cuddington Parish Council

General Data Protection Regulations May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will take effect in the UK from 25 May 2018. It replaces the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998) and gives individuals more rights and protection regarding how their personal data is used by councils. Local councils and parish meetings must comply with its requirements, just like any other organisation.

Our practices and procedures are listed below. If you require further information please contact our Parish Clerk in the first instance.

Cuddington PC - Detailed Privacy Notice

Cuddington PC - Data Audit Schedule

Cuddington PC – List of Documents for Retention or Disposal

Cuddington PC – Retention and Disposal Policy

Cuddington Bowling Club

History and Development of the Club

Cuddington Bowling Club was founded in 1932 on a piece of ground leased to the village by the Wilbraham Estate. The Wilbraham family were the occupants of Delamere House which stood on the site of the nearby Delamere Park housing development. George Wilbraham presented a silver cup to the club that is still keenly contested annually by the club members and is considered the clubs most prestigious trophy.

The club evolved and now has around sixty members with teams that play in the local leagues in both the afternoon and evening divisions. All these teams are mixed with both gentlemen and lady members. In addition, there are regular club competitions for members, which are usually played at the weekends. The season extends from early April to mid September. The standard of the bowling ranges from beginner level to the more competitive. Beginners are always welcome and experienced club members are very happy to help beginners get started with advice on the game and on the necessary equipment. The equipment is actually nothing more than a pair of woods of the correct type and a pair of suitable shoes.

So why not consider taking up this Royal and Ancient game; a game for all ages; a game played by King Henry the Eighth and Sir Francis Drake amongst others. You can contact the club by completing the “Contact Us” section of this website. We will be happy to supply further information or simply answer your questions.

Joining Information

To join Cuddington Bowling Club you can either:

  • Send your name and contact details on an e-mail form that can be found in the “Contact Us” section of the website, or
  • Print out a copy of the Membership Application form (available from the "Useful Links" page) and send it to Derek Blakesley, the club secretary.

Membership for the year costs £35.

Club Competition News

There are three club competitions this year. They will be organised by Howard Hampson.

  • Presidents Cup – Saturday, 19th May: 
         - the season’s opener when perhaps the weather will be a little warmer!
  • Jubilee Pairs Cup – Sunday, 8th July:   
         - enter as a team or allow the organiser to find a partner for you
  • Wilbraham Cup – Saturday, 25th August: 
         - the main club competition of the year and always keenly contested.

If you are thinking about taking up bowling, come along and take a look.

Safeguarding

Cuddington Bowling Club is adopting the Safeguarding policy as described on the Cheshire County Bowling Association’s(CCBA) website and is designed to safeguard vulnerable members of its affiliated clubs. More details are available in our clubhouse and on the CCBA website (press here).