We are here, and we care

by The Ragartmuffins, Springboard Oldham



National Union of Mineworkers Northumberland area Burradon & Weetslde branch banner (currently cared for by Burradon Primary School, Tyne & Wear).


“We are here and we care” the importance of support groups and what they can offer to those living with dementia.


  • The two figures ascending the steps are being welcomed into a support group.
  • The corner circles contain the logo for the Springboard dementia support group, which is based in Oldham.
  • The embellishments are stylised acanthus leaves representing art and an enduring life.
  • Colour red represents courage and revolution. 



Concept Ian Beesley

Design Martyn Hall

Centre illustration Tony Husband

Poem Ian McMillan

Embellishments Ian Beesley

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