First '˜memory bench' unveiled in county

RIBBLE Valley mayor Bridget Hilton has unveiled the first dementia-friendly '˜memory bench' in Lancashire in Clitheroe.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 7th May 2016, 10:36 pm
Updated Sunday, 8th May 2016, 12:50 am
The Mayor of Ribble Valley, Coun Bridget Hilton
The Mayor of Ribble Valley, Coun Bridget Hilton

Coun Hilton is funding a series of ‘memory benches’ that will be sited throughout Ribble Valley over the coming year.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The benches will be painted in soothing colours featuring calming words and placed away from the hustle and bustle. The first is outside council offices in Clitheroe.