The latest updates from Time to Shine – August 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Next Commissioning Round: Information Workshops

Time to Shine is ready to commission its next and final round of projects. Funding is open to any third sector organisation who has an idea for how to address social isolation and loneliness for this age group. A project may be citywide or…
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Our Newest Delivery Partners: Small Funds Round 4

Round 4 of our Small Funds project focuses on the fostering of relationships. We are proud to announce that three new projects will begin as a result of this funding: Aireborough Voluntary Services to the Elderly with Disabilities…
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Cara: Bringing Irish People Together

The Cara Cinema Club goes from strength to strength with a gala evening showing at Neighbourhood Action in Farnley in April. We showed ‘Brooklyn’ to an appreciative audience of older people from Farnley and a group of Irish older…
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Young at Arts: Food Glorious Food

Young at Arts, the Time to Shine partner which has been bringing arts and cultural opportunities to older people all over Leeds for the past two years, is sadly drawing to a close. They have delivered some amazing projects and changed many people’s…
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Volunteers Wanted: Digital Angels

Age UK Leeds are looking for female volunteers to support their online Digital Angels project. This opportunity includes supporting older people with using smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers and enabling people to get online. For…
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Funding Opportunity: Round 5 of Small Funds Focuses on Transport

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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West Yorkshire Playhouse: Autumn/Winter 2017 Season

West Yorkshire Playhouse have announced their Autumn/Winter 2017 Season. If you are over the age of 50 you could review some of these events as a Community Correspondent for Time to Shine. What we need is a review of at least 500 words with…
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Recent Articles:

Leeds Older People’s Forum AGM
From a Participant: Thank You
Job Vacancy at West Yorkshire Playhouse
Food, Glorious Food!
Job Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant