The latest updates from Time to Shine – September 2016

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

What’s new this week – 31 August

Well its the last week in August…and therefore the last week of summer?! Say it isn’t so! Its nearly time for me to begin my Christmas countdown… A quick round up from this weeks ‘What’s New’ for people over 50 living in Leeds. Cara Cinema…
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Time to Shine presentation from Leeds Older People’s Forum AGM

We want to share with you the presentation we gave about Time to Shine at this year’s Leeds Older People’s Forum AGM. It’s a celebration of everything that we’ve achieved in partnership with our delivery partners to improve…
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Loneliness and Me: Noleen’s story

I don’t feel like an old woman
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Asset Based Community Development in Rural Yorkshire

Rural Action Yorkshire (RAY) works with communities to enable development – whether that be broadband access, housing, good neighbours, community development plans or hubs for older people. As a Time to Shine delivery partner, they…
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Loneliness and Me: Maggie’s story

I didn’t think this would happen to me
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What’s New This Week?

Activities happening around Leeds that we’ve come across this week: Walking Football – Play the beautiful game at a walking pace.Every Friday at Guiseley afc 6:00pm-7:00pmContact 01943 430499…
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Writing Back Penpal Programme

Writing Back is an award-winning University of Leeds letter writing project matching School of English undergraduate students as pen pals with older Yorkshire residents. Now in its third year, the project has seen 140 people write to one another so…
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An Age-Friendly Pride!

Time to Shine and its delivery partner Sage (a partnership of Yorkshire MESMAC and Age UK Leeds) tried something new this year for Pride: offering a “mellow space” right in the heart of the party, at Lambert’s Yard on Lower…
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Dementia is a lonely place

By Hanna Wilcock, Learning Facilitator, Time to Shine We held a dementia seminar that looked at the different ways of helping somebody diagnosed with dementia stay integrated within society. An older couple attended the seminar…
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