The latest updates from Time to Shine – April 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Funding Opportunity: Round 4 of Small Funds

Small Funds, delivered by Leeds Community Foundation, supports innovative short-term projects all over Leeds. Awards are between £5,000 and £10,000 and should be spent within twelve months. Each round of funding has a different theme. So…
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Cara Cinema Club on the road in Farnley

Cara Cinema Club In association with Neighbourhood Action in Farnley Presents “Brooklyn”- based on the book by Colm Toibin Thursday 6th April 2017 Hillside Hall, Cross Lane, LS12 5AA Minibus 5pm Playhouse Layby (contribution…
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Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

Before she was killed, Jo Cox was working on putting loneliness on the national agenda. As part of her legacy, co-chaired by Seema Kennedy MP (Con) and Rachel Reeves MP (Lab), the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was born. Working with…
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Meetup: Another Way for Over 50s to Get Connected

Loneliness can affect anyone at anytime. And while some people argue that the internet is encouraging people to stay home and be isolated, it can also be a great avenue to get out and meet people in real life. Meetup.com offers a way for…
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Latest Small Funds Projects

Small Funds, delivered by our partner Leeds Community Foundation, offers small pots of funding to support community groups that want to fight social isolation. Each round of funding has a different theme, and the most recent is Communication…
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Funding Opportunity for Social Entrepreneurs

Leeds Community Foundation, one of our delivery partners, is partnering with UnLtd to support social entrepreneurs who have ideas for helping people age well. Awards of up to £5,000 are available. The closing date for Expressions of Interest…
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Volunteer Listeners: We need YOU

At our last Delivery Partners meeting, researcher David Woodcock came along to talk us through his new idea: a project called Volunteer Listeners. Volunteer listeners is a way of…
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Sage Featured in the YEP

The 14 March 2017 edition of the Yorkshire Evening Post shined a light on two Time to Shine participants, in a moving and insightful profile. Roy Blanchard and John Roebuck sat down with Post reporter Aisha Iqbal to talk…
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Age Friendly Steering Group Update

The Time to Shine Steering Group to look at the Age Friendly Charter has met twice, and we are off to a great start. Sixteen people attended the first meeting and twelve came to the second, with a few other people having expressed interest but…
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