Anniversary of Recovery Republic

Date published: 30 July 2014

Hundreds of residents turned out in the sunshine on Saturday 26 July to celebrate the second anniversary of Recovery Republic.

A bouncy castle, face painting and juggling entertained children and the free food proved very popular with all guests.

Mayor Carol Wardle attended the event and was very impressed with the centre and its services.

At the music event in the evening, musicians from Heywood and Rochdale took to the stage. The concert featured Heywood four-piece One Klik North, acoustic singer Joe Dune, Christian James from Music Street, Des Basterfield from Songsmith Solar, and Luke and Chris from Rainmaker.

Dr Michael Taylor was pleased with the day’s events, and said: “A very big thank you to everyone who came during the day, the bands, musicians and of course the volunteers, without whom the day would not have been possible. Here’s to next year.”

Recovery Republic is a non-profit organisation, located on York Street, Heywood. They offer a wide range of activities to promote health and wellbeing for people, primarily Heywood residents in recovery or post-treatment, at their purpose built centre.

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