The latest updates from Time to Shine — December 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Happy Holidays from Time to Shine

It’s been an amazing year here at Time to Shine; we’ve reached so many people and learned so much about how to reduce social isolation. We saw some of our 2-year projects come to a close, and today marks the deadline for our next round of…
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Bee Together

By Anna-Marie Garbutt, Project Coordinator, Bee Together Bee Together is a Time to Shine project aimed at older people with learning disabilities. Leeds is the only area in the UK to have specific Time to Shine projects aimed at people…
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The legacy of Young At Arts

Young at Arts: LEAF Partnership Case Study by Shabina Aslam The Leeds Arts Education Forum – LEAF Partnership is a natural partnership given the location, ethos and outreach aims of the stakeholders: West Yorkshire…
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Real-life Stories: Digital Angels

Digital Angels help isolated older people in South Leeds to get online, develop digital skills, and to feel part of their community. Here is one of their success stories about working with a client with sight loss. Digital Angels received a…
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Henpowered

Julia Edmunds, Time to Shine Learning Facilitator, reports back from ‘Ageing, Loneliness and Dementia’: a learning event at Hatfield Hall, Wakefield that took place on 16 November 2017.
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Real-life Stories: Supporting Wellbeing

One of our delivery partners is fond of saying: There’s no such thing as “social isolation light.” People rarely become socially isolated because of one simple factor that can be easily fixed. People usually face multiple and complex…
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Making Canals More Age Friendly

When was the last time you went out on a canal boat? For many of our Age Friendly Steering Group members, it had been a while, but they recently got an opportunity thanks to Canal Connections. Canal Connections is a social enterprise…
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Time to Shine Small Funds Now Open

Closing date 12noon Wednesday 10 January 2018 The Small Funds Programme has been established to help third-sector groups develop ways of reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthen communities benefiting older people defined as over 50 years…
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