The latest updates from Time to Shine – November 2016

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Age Friendly Charter Launches

Since March 2016, Time to Shine Age Friendly Campaign Officer Emily Axel has been consulting with older people all over Leeds to write an Age Friendly Charter for the city. Leeds joined the World Health Organisation’s Network of Age…
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Evaluation of the Ageing Better Programme – Key Points and Discussion

Time to Shine will be hosting several workshops to discuss the baseline report recently published by Ecorys which looked at Social Isolation in Leeds. The workshops will include a presentation of the key findings and data from the…
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Restorative Justice – Yorkshire Mediation

Yorkshire Mediation Services (YMS) is a mediation charity based in West Yorkshire working to resolve neighbour disputes, workplace disputes and to provide training in conflict resolution. They work do this through offering…
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Community Social Worker – Bramley Elderly Action

COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORKER: BRAMLEY ELDERLY ACTIONHours: 22 hours per weekGrade: SO1, £25,694 – 27,394 (pro rata)Leave: 28 days plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)Employing Body: Bramley Elderly Action (BEA)Line Manager: Operations Manager /…
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Community Correspondent: Anne Spice on The Scribblers’ book launch and IDOP

An Age UK Leeds Creative Writing group known as ‘The Scribblers’ celebrated IDOP (International Day of Older People), with friends and family, by launching their anthology ‘Notes from a Small…
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Community Correspondent: Thamanna Trishna on Association of Blind Asians​​’ Carers Support Group

By Thamanna Trishna, Association of Blind AsiansAssociation of Blind Asians have secured some funding, through Time to shine, to help and support carers. We’ve been working with the community since 1989. Association of Blind Asians…
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Job Opportunity: ​LGBT+ Community Development Worker

LGBT+ Community Development Worker 35 hours per week (negotiable), four months fixed term, Scale SO1 Spinal point 29, currently £25,694 (pro rata for 4 months) Leeds has a large and diverse LGBT+ population but doesn’t have a…
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Become a Community Correspondent for Time to Shine – Latest Opportunities

Older people (over the age of 50) write for us as Community Correspondents for the Time to Shine website. You can find some examples of their writing here: Community Correspondent: Delia Muir on dementia and…
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Job Opportunity – Time to Shine Supporting Wellbeing Project Coordinator, Health for All Leeds

Time to Shine Supporting Wellbeing Project Coordinator Health for All (Leeds) Health for All (Leeds) work in partnership with local government, health services and local people to engage with and improve disadvantaged…
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An update from Time to Shine’s social research intern

Honor Horsfall, Intern at Time to Shine Honor Horsfall, Intern at Time to Shine I’m an MA student, at the University of Sheffield’s politics department, studying Governance and Public Policy. Over the summer I worked…
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Learning Facilitation: Hanna Wilcock on Yoga for Older People in Leeds

By Hanna Wilcock, Learning Facilitator, Time to Shine I had the pleasure of attending a group that is being run for older ladies in Leeds. The group is a mix of gentle exercise, yoga, good food and company and caters…
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Launch of the Age-Friendly Charter
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CIRCLE: Reducing isolation in later life through co-production
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Community Correspondent: Jacqui Smith attends Blackthorn at West Yorkshire Playhouse

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