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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Special Moments as Photography Students show their best work

Special Moments as Photography Students show their best work

Story by Ageing Better Middlesbrough member, Francis Annett MBE After that enjoyable visit to the college and making some photograms, I was so happy today (19 June) to view the...

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Middlesbrough's free food list

Middlesbrough’s free food list

Change, Grow and Live have sent us the updated free food list for Summer 2018. This list was updated on the 23rd May 2018. If you are aware of new places...

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Exciting new changes to Debenhams Cafe Meet Up

Exciting new changes to Debenhams Cafe Meet Up

We are pleased to announce that we have exciting new changes to the Debenhams Cafe Meet Up. We have teamed up with Debenhams and the Hillstreet Centre to revamp our...

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Five free days for members at Everyone Active

Five free days for members at Everyone Active

Everyone Active is offering you, our members, five days free. You can enjoy swimming, gym, running track, badminton, table tennis and squash at any of their Middlesbrough centres. To apply...

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Members show cinematic pizzazz at Bollywood Dancing

Members show cinematic pizzazz at Bollywood Dancing

Our members couldn't keep the smile off their faces at our recent Bollywood Dancing taster session. The session held at the Hindu Cultural Centre in North Ormesby was led by...

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Discussing death over tea and cake

Discussing death over tea and cake

Thanks to Faithfully Ageing Better’s new series of events called GraveTalk, the often taboo subjects of death, dying, grief and funerals are being brought into the open. Starting next week, 3...

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