St Johns Community Centre relaunches as The Bridge

Jacqueline Brakenberry with Rishi Sunak MP.

The St Johns Community Centre in Catterick Garrison has relaunched as The Bridge.

As well as a new name, the charity on Shute Road has new signage, a new website and new marketing material.

The Bridge, described as an adult day service with a difference, offer support to help people them live independently in their own home.

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Members, staff and volunteers were joined today by local community leaders and Richmond MP Rishi Sunak to officially open the revamped centre.

The relaunch has taken place with the help of North Yorkshire County Council which provided funding and marketing advice.

Manager Jacqueline Brackenberry said people would previously associated the centre with the St John’s Ambulance or St John of God.

She added: “We wanted a fresh new image that better reflected what we do and I’m really excited about what has been created.”

The Bridge is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday and offers a range of services and activities.

Regular visits are made by healthcare professionals including an acupuncturist and chiropodist, as well as a mobile hairdresser.

There is a shower room for use by members as well as hot and cold food.

The Bridge offers other services including home shopping and a sitting service.

For more details call 01748 832271 or click here.