Royston Rotarians to set up memory café

PUBLISHED: 08:25 27 October 2017

Rotarians in Royston are setting up a memory café to help people affected by memory loss.

Rotarians in Royston are setting up a memory café to help people affected by memory loss.


Royston Rotarians are launching an initiative to help people affected by memory loss and their carers.

The Rotary Club of Royston’s David Izod has spearheaded a campaign to bring a memory café to the town – a place, he says, which will ofer a warm welcome for those living with memory loss.

The aim is to evoke old memories that are complete and comfortable through, for example, refreshments in china cups, photos and documents from past years, songs and poems and informal talks.

David said: “There are quite a few memory cafés in neighbouring towns, but Royston hasn’t had one for some years.

“We aim to put that right, because our research shows they can be a really useful and valued resource for everyone with memory problems – those with dementia, of course, but not forgetting that memory loss can stem from several other conditions too.”

The Rotary Club will absorb all costs of the memory café, which will be free to attend with no bookings required.

To find out more see or call David on 07875 909731.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:20

The A505 heading towards Royston from Baldock is closed after a tractor – which was transporting cattle – overturned.

Yesterday, 12:37

We asked a University of Hertfordshire astrophysicist for expert advice on watching incredible meteor showers in the night sky this weekend.

Yesterday, 08:29

Melbourn Community Hub has hosted an exhibition to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Tue, 16:43

A report has been written recognising the problems with the North Herts District Council waste contract, with two proposals to be discussed at a cabinet meeting next Tuesday.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Royston Crow weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy