Twins 89th Birthday!

Twins 89th Birthday!

Twins from Acklam and Ageing Better Middlesbrough members celebrated their 89th Birthday this month! They celebrated with afternoon tea at Acklam Hall and a visit to the top of the Transport...

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Vintage bus running day

Vintage bus running day

ENJOY THE ROUTES OF YESTERYEAR ON VINTAGE BUSES Teeside travellers can step back in time and enjoy routes of yesteryear as part of an annual celebration of vintage buses. The...

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An Afternoon of Helping Out

An Afternoon of Helping Out

Your community needs you! We are testing out a new type of event that brings together volunteering, socialising and conversation. The Trinity Centre garden needs a little sprucing up. It’s...

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Ladies Table Tennis

Ladies Table Tennis

The Acklam Ladies Table Tennis group demonstrate that age is no barrier when it comes to taking part in something new and different. The group has been running for 40...

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It's bowling season

It’s bowling season

Yesterday afternoon, Linda from Ageing Better Middlesbrough popped along to Middlesbrough Bowling Club’s first day of the outdoor season on the green. She met more than 20 players, both young and...

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Get creative in Hemlington

Get creative in Hemlington

We went along to Hemlington Library to meet the Art Group. They’re a self-taught and very supportive group of people with a shared interest in creating art. It’s a space...

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Newport Hub Ladies

Newport Hub Ladies

We visited the fabulous ladies at Newport Hub who run the Thursday Club (over 60's). We asked the ladies why they are so dedicated to meeting up every week and...

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Sporting Chance

Sporting Chance

In October we were invited to meet the members of Sporting Chance. We were very inspired by their enthusiasm and thought you’d like to hear about it too! Sporting Chance...

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Ageing Better Middlesbrough launch

Ageing Better Middlesbrough launch

We launched the Ageing Better Middlesbrough programme on Monday 14th December 2015 in the new Curve building at Teesside University. As a partnership of older people and Middlesbrough organisations working...

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Ageing Better Middlesbrough has lots of new members

Ageing Better Middlesbrough has lots of new members

191 older people living in and around Middlesbrough received their Welcome packs through their letterboxes in January 2016. Some of those members also received the very first issue of our...

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The Lunch Club

The Lunch Club

Cheery smiles, conversation and good food welcome regular customers to The Lunch Club every Thursday at Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind in The Community Hall, 90-92 Lothian Road. This weekly cafe...

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