Discover Middlesbrough

Discover Middlesbrough

You are invited to discover your town. With events running from 15th October to 4th November there is lots to get involved in. Download the brochure here now  

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Time travel at the seaside

Time travel at the seaside

Ageing Better Middlesbrough members enjoyed a fabulous day at Saltburn today (Thursday 6th September). They stepped onto a vintage bus and were taken back in time with Martin The Time...

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Festival of Fun

Festival of Fun

Festival of Fun 2018 - Monday 1st October to Sunday 7th October We are celebrating people aged 50 and over in Middlesbrough with a week of activities and events for...

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We are hiring

We are hiring

Want to help us make Middlesbrough a better place to grow older in? Why not join our team? We have two exciting positions available:   Programme Development Officers - two...

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Francis shares his story from the William Lane Foundry

Francis shares his story from the William Lane Foundry

Our member Francis Annett MBE visited the William Lane Foundry this year and wanted to tell members all about it. The Magic of Metal Casting A visit to the William Lane...

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“You are not so much alone” 

“You are not so much alone” 

Ray Bage, 68 from Brambles Farm, has been involved with the Ageing Better Middlesbrough programme for two years.    He worked with Wendy from our team who helped him tackle his feelings of loneliness...

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Kindness is key to end loneliness

Kindness is key to end loneliness

A report we have published shows how the programme has significantly improved the wellbeing of the older people we work with, despite many of these individuals initially presenting as among...

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Movie and Mocktails on the menu at The Twisted Lip

Movie and Mocktails on the menu at The Twisted Lip

Our members enjoyed a movie and mocktails evening at The Twisted Lip on Baker Street last week. The Greatest Showman was the movie of choice and here's what our members...

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June’s journey to find her confidence

June’s journey to find her confidence

When 83-year-old June Eccles’s husband died and she stopped working she found herself feeling isolated. She said: "I am in a different situation than I have ever been in. I...

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Can She Fix It Great Get Together celebration

Can She Fix It Great Get Together celebration

The women at our Can She Fix It session organised their own Great Get Together last week (Friday 22 June) and celebrated good company with some great cakes. The group...

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Putting people at the heart of the Community Connector model

Putting people at the heart of the Community Connector model

We attended a community connector learning workshop earlier this year along with other Ageing Better programmes from around the country. Our staff said: "It was really a fantastic opportunity getting to speak...

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New group - Latin in Line

New group – Latin in Line

Our members were put through their paces at our recent Latin in Line session with instructor Joanne. Join Joanne's new group to have a go at Bachata, Cha Cha Cha,...

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