Finding the time to fit everything in 

Finding the time to fit everything in 

Recently retired couple Mal and Chris, both 65 from Acklam, wrote to us to say how grateful they are for the support and information they get from Ageing Better. They...
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Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?  

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?  

Our member Malcolm tells us his story: “My wife, Pat, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s five years ago and in the early stages we still led a full life.  “We found...
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Activities to put a Spring in your step

Activities to put a Spring in your step

From Bollywood dancing and a lunar lunch to history walks and a Sunday seaside special, we have launched our latest programme of free taster sessions for people aged 50 and...
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Join our free membership and start Ageing Better

Join our free membership and start Ageing Better

We are celebrating! Thanks to everyone for helping us spread the word and get over 3000 people in our town signed up to our membership. That means more than 3000...
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New opportunity to create a warm welcome in Middlesbrough

New opportunity to create a warm welcome in Middlesbrough

Do you believe that churches, faith and community groups have a significant role to play reducing isolation and loneliness? Do you have a vision for an asset-based, community response to...
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Using your life skills  

Using your life skills  

Ann and Dot are both Appropriate Adult volunteers for Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind. This means they are on call for a set time each week. When needed they will support someone who has been arrested...
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Middlesbrough's free food list 2019

Middlesbrough’s free food list 2019

Middlesbrough's free Winter food list was updated on 8th January 2019. Click here to download the PDF version of the Middlesbrough free Winter food list. If anyone becomes aware of...
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The Big Lunch 2019

The Big Lunch 2019

In 2018 The Big Lunch led to over 4 million new friendships. Make it your new year’s resolution to join in this year and bring your community closer together.   ...
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Steel pan drumming with a Caribbean twist

Steel pan drumming with a Caribbean twist

Our members had a go at steel pan drumming with a Caribbean twist. This was one of ten steel drumming workshops and was held at Disgraceland in Middlesbrough Town Centre's Baker...
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Discover your town

Discover your town

Try something new this year with Ageing Better Middlesbrough. From steel drums and wrestling to pottery and decoupage there is something for everyone in our new Taster Session and Events...
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Learning new skills with the shedders

Learning new skills with the shedders

We spent the day at Middlesbrough’s Men’s Shed at Frade and the shedders told us how they want to encourage other men to get involved. Bob Hughes, 66 from Acklam,...
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Staying safe online

Staying safe online

We want to help our members stay safe online. Cleveland Police have issued their Cyber Crime Newsletter and we wanted to share it with you. You will find handy tips,...
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