The latest updates from Time to Shine – December 2016

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Good Outcomes: Lychee Red

Time to Shine’s local evaluator, CIRCLE, recently spent time with the Lychee Red Senior Project to learn more about participants’ experience—what they have gained so far and what they would like like to see develop in the…
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Time to Shine’s first 100 blog posts

The Time to Shine website has passed an important milestone. We now have over 100 blog posts. Here’s to the next 100. RAY: Digital Skills Volunteers needed for Thorner Internet cafeRAY: Digital Skills Volunteers needed to run Internet Cafe in…
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RAY: Digital Skills Volunteers needed for Thorner Internet cafe

CAN YOU HELP? Digital Skills Volunteers needed for Thorner Internet cafe We are looking for Volunteers who are relatively confident with digital equipment to help those in need with basic tasks such…
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RAY: Digital Skills Volunteers needed to run Internet Cafe in Collingham

CAN YOU HELP? Digital Skills Volunteers needed to run Internet Cafe in Collingham We are looking for Volunteers who are relatively confident with digital equipment to help those in need with basic tasks such…
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Yorkshire Mediation: Restorative Justice

What is Restorative Justice?Restorative Justice (RJ) is a voluntary process that brings together those that have been harmed by crime, and those responsible for that harm.The process is facilitated by trained RJ facilitators.The idea is that all…
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Our social research intern’s Evaluation Report of the ABCD approach in reducing social isolation

Honor Horsfall, Time to Shine’s social research intern, produced an Evaluation Report of the ABCD approach in reducing social isolation. The report looks at two Time to Shine delivery partners and gives a valuable insight…
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Community Correspondent: Coverage of IDOP (International Day of Older People) Community Events

Lots of different community events took place across Leeds this year to celebrate International Day of Older People (IDOP) 2016. Some of the older people who attended events funded by Leeds Older People’s…
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​Community Correspondent: Joyce Aveyard wrote to us about the Writing Back Penpal Programme​

My name is Joyce Aveyard. I would like to relate the benefits of writing to another person. Did any of you have a pen friend in your youth? I had several, in various countries, the anticipation of eagerly awaiting a letter with a foreign stamp…
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Community Correspondent: Sage Writing Workshop

To celebrate IDOP, International Day of Older People, Sage organised a writing workshop led by local writer Matthew Bellwood. I didn’t know what to expect when I turned up for the writing workshop, I was a little nervous; but within…
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Community Correspondent: City Snaps – Skippko Arts Project

City Snaps – Skippko Arts Project One of the briefs of Skippko is to deliver Arts Projects locally and so to celebrate the International Day of Older People Skippko facilitated a photography session in the centre…
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Community Correspondent: The Fashionable Lounge’s Intergenerational Drama Project – City Varieties

The Fashionable Lounge’s Intergenerational project with Leeds Older People’s Forum Thursday 6 October 2016 By Ben Anson & Laura Cope…
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Community Correspndent: Well Being Day Event – Rothwell & District Live at Home Scheme

International Day of Older People 2016 Rothwell & District Live at Home Scheme Health and Wellbeing Day – Blackburn Hall – Rothwell 5…
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Recent Articles:

Age Friendly Charter Launches
Evaluation of the Ageing Better Programme – Key Points and Discussion
Restorative Justice – Yorkshire Mediation
Community Social Worker – Bramley Elderly Action
Community Correspondent: Anne Spice on The Scribblers’ book launch and IDOP