March 26 2018

Sidmouth Street day club in Devizes has won first place in the Best Community Group category at the 2018 Wiltshire Life Awards.

The club meets four days a week in the centre of Devizes, offering a stimlulating and enjoyable day out for people living with dementia. 

Head of Day Care Services Grant Newton said: “We are extremely proud that the fantastic staff, volunteers and members who make the club such a special place. Everyone involved in Sidmouth Street contributes to creating a positive and relaxed club environment and it is wonderful that this has been recognised by Wiltshire Life.”

Support worker Wally Ogilvie, who works in Alzheimer's Support's Westbury and Warminster team, also received third place in the Carer of the Year category, rounding off a fantastic night for the Wiltshire charity.

The award ceremony was held at STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway in Swindon. 

Club manager Carol Gazzard and Head of Day Care Services Grant Newton receive the award