Spice up your life

Spice up your life

More than 100 people learned how to mix spices to create traditional South Asian flavours as part of Community For Life's work with Ageing Better Middlesbrough. Sharing their knowledge of...

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Grow wild with Tees Wildlife

Grow wild with Tees Wildlife

You are invited to grow wild with Tees Wildlife on Saturday 31st March at Maze Park Nature Reserve, Navigation Way Middlesbrough (next to Tees Barrage) from 10am to 3pm. Bring your family...

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We are celebrating 2000 members

We are celebrating 2000 members

Our programme for people aged 50 and over has attracted more than 2000 members since we started three years ago. Our free membership is a way for people to receive...

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Tea and Technology

Tea and Technology

Eighteen older people came together on Thursday 8 February to learn more about their technology.   We ran the taster session for people 50 and over to have a go at...

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Free Caribbean steel pan session

Free Caribbean steel pan session

Would you like to try something new? Why not come along to a over 50s Caribbean steel pan taster session. Saturday 3rd February at The Newport Settlement Hub, St Pauls Road,...

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Bringing generations together

Bringing generations together

Faithfully Ageing Better small grant is bringing generations together to reduce loneliness and isolation. Faithfully Ageing Better (also known as FAB) is a two year partnership project between Ageing Better...

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Exclusive health and wellbeing evening at M&S

Exclusive health and wellbeing evening at M&S

From relaxation tips and yoga to healthy food and afterhours shopping, we are inviting members to an exclusive  wellbeing evening at M&S in the town centre.   The event is being...

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There is no ho ho need to be alone this Christmas

There is no ho ho need to be alone this Christmas

With a sprinkling of festive cheer volunteers are welcoming people who are alone over Christmas to enjoy a meal and some company. Thanks to our Community Development team, our project...

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Dementia friendly carol service

Dementia friendly carol service

Dementia friendly carol service A special carol service and festive afternoon tea is being held by Faithfully Ageing Better for people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers. The...

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Free mince pie and hot drink at College Christmas fair

Free mince pie and hot drink at College Christmas fair

Middlesbrough College students are welcoming our members to their fabulous Christmas fair on Wednesday 13th December from 11am to 2pm. Buy handmade stocking fillers, listen to the choir and enjoy...

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Generations came together at Caribbean social

Generations came together at Caribbean social

New friendships and nostalgic table games were enjoyed by more than 30 Ageing Better Middlesbrough members last Thursday (23 November) at the latest Café Meet Up launch party. Held at Turtle Bay, a Caribbean Social, the monthly...

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Sensory impairment, loneliness and social isolation

Sensory impairment, loneliness and social isolation

Our Action Group member Geoff wanted to share this with our members and others to highlight how people with sight, hearing loss or disabilities are more likely to feel socially...

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