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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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.   ...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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,...

Read More
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,...

Read More
Winter loneliness campaign

Winter loneliness campaign

Winter Loneliness campaign We have launched a winter loneliness campaign to support people aged 50 and over who live in Middlesbrough and feel lonely and isolated during the winter months.    Research carried out by Teesside University...

Read More
Age Friendly Middlesbrough launched

Age Friendly Middlesbrough launched

We launched our vision for Age Friendly Middlesbrough at an event in the Town Hall Crypt last month (14 November).      Watch the video that we played on the day highlighting...

Read More
Middlesbrough free festive food list

Middlesbrough free festive food list

Download Middlesbrough's free festive food list below: Middlesbrough free festive food list 2018 This list had ‘lovingly’ been put together by Jill Fidan from Change, Grow, Life part of Middlesbrough...

Read More