Discover your Town

Discover your Town

The annual celebration of Middlesbrough’s history, heritage and culture is here! Discover Middlesbrough 2017 has officially launched with an open invitation to explore, experience and enjoy everything the town has...
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Help tackle evening and weekend loneliness - community fund

Help tackle evening and weekend loneliness – community fund

We are offering a share of £5000 to organisations and groups to help people aged 50 and over feel less lonely during the evening and at weekends this winter - please...
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Ukulele fun

Ukulele fun

We held a Ukulele taster session and our members loved it! Here's what they said: "I came because I wanted to learn to play, and I have. Really enjoyed playing...
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Egyptology is here to stay

Egyptology is here to stay

The Egyptology Taster sessions started over a year ago, since then there has been a lot of interest in the subject and now with support and equipment from Ageing Better...
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Tea, toast and table games

Tea, toast and table games

Our members enjoyed a morning of Tea, Toast and Table games in the Cafe at Marks & Spencer in Middlesbrough with us. They played dominoes and beetle drive whilst enjoying...
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Everybody let's rock

Everybody let’s rock

Fifty people had a journey back through the 50's and 60's at our Rock & Roll event at St Margaret's Church Hall in Brookfield. A local DJ provided the music...
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Celebrating Older People's Day

Celebrating Older People’s Day

Nearly 20 people joined us to celebrate International Older People's day  and the start of our Festival of Fun with a history walk  and slice of cake at the Transporter Bridge. Our members braved...
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Feast of Fun Across the Generations

Feast of Fun Across the Generations

Feast of Fun Across the Generations   Old and young came together for a Feast of Fun over the summer thanks to a partnership of local churches, community groups and schools.  Thanks to our Innovation Fund project...
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Hula Whooping

Hula Whooping

Thirteen ladies attended our Hula Hooping taster session at St Mary's Cathedral on Wednesday 20th September. They had lots of fun practicing and playing team games using the hoops. The...
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M&S exclusive evening

M&S exclusive evening

Eighty-five people attended the Ageing Better Middlesbrough event at M&S earlier this month.    They enjoyed a presentation on the history of town centre shops from local Historian Ian Stubbs...
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Festival of Fun 1st to 7th October

Festival of Fun 1st to 7th October

Go for it and get involved! From 1st to 7th October we are celebrating getting older in Middlesbrough with lots of events all across town for you to take part...
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Older people help shape our café meet ups

Older people help shape our café meet ups

We are celebrating the successful launch of our new café meet up in Debenhams. More than 40 people attended the launch party in Debenhams third floor restaurant last week (31...
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