The latest updates from Time to Shine – July 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Leeds Older People’s Forum AGM 

The impending crisis in social care gets frequent coverage in the news these days, and the Third Sector has a huge stake in the issues. This year, our Annual General Meeting will give us a chance to have a frank discussion about it, and hear…
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From a Participant: Thank You

A participant of the Walk With Me project, delivered by Feel Good Factor, had some lovely words to share about how Time to Shine has helped her: My name is Joyce. I am a lady of 88 years old and I have been caring for my husband for 7 years…
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Job Vacancy at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Older People’s Programme Manager We have an exciting opportunity for an organised and creative individual to develop our newly formed Older People’s Programme at West Yorkshire Playhouse. Building on the long-running success of Heydays (a…
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Food, Glorious Food! 

Young at Arts are celebrating their project with a final event: Food, Glorious Food, at Left Bank. It will be a fantastic afternoon featuring award-winning dance company, Protein. Bring a dish you’ve made, grown or bought to add…
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Job Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Time to Shine monitoring and evaluation assistant Leeds Older People’s ForumPermanent7 hours per week, £15,816 per annum (pro rata) As a monitoring and evaluation assistant you will work closely with the monitoring and evaluation officer and…
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Pop-up! Dementia-Awareness Choir

Dementia is a common condition that is commonly misunderstood. Stigma and fear can lead to people losing confidence to do the things they’ve always done, and consequently becoming socially isolated. Dementia Friendly Leeds took a creative approach…
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Have your say: Why don’t we just talk more about loneliness? [Big Issue North]

Jim Garside, Time to Shine’s Administration Officer, wrote a comment piece for the Big Issue about loneliness in Leeds. It calls for the need to reduce the stigma attached to loneliness and social isolation: “Loneliness and social isolation…
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Armley Helping Hands Celebrates Jo Cox

The Jo Cox Commission is promoting a Great Get Together around the country in June. Armley Helping Hands is joining in with a 60s disco! 
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