The latest updates from Time to Shine – April 2018

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:


More than a Mealtime: What We’ve Learned

More than a Mealtime was started by Crossgates and District Good Neighbours CIC and has since scaled up to exist in other parts of the city. People meet at a Shared Table in a local restaurant to eat together and form friendships, with…
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Our Learning from the Cara Project

The Cara project engaged with older people of Irish heritage to reconnect them to each other and to their Irish roots. Time to Shine’s local evaluator, Care Connect, looked at the project in-depth by analysing quantitative data, running…
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Want to Know More about Social Isolation?

‘Want to know more about’ is a series of information sessions that cover topics that are important to you and your local community, brought to you by the Public Health Resource Centre at Leeds City Council. The sessions are free of…
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Bee Together welcomes Leeds University students

Bee Together is happy to welcome Students from Leeds University’s Sociology in Action-Urban Impact Programme: Abbey Fish and Louis Prosser. The School of Sociology and Social Policy, through this programme, have created unique opportunities…
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Community Correspondent: Still Alice

My yesterdays are disappearing and my tomorrows are uncertain By Steve, Leeds Older People’s Forum Community Correspondent Hi my Name is Steve I’m 69 years old and I would like to explain what it is like to experience a decline in your ability…
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Newly Commissioned Projects: 2018
Round 7 of Small Funds is Open for Business
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