14 Jan

New workshops with Linskill Engage and Encompass

Encompass focuses on adult learning, volunteering, health and wellbeing for people aged 18 plus. Musical Soup (making music together): Wednesdays 6.30pm, starts 22 January £3 Guitar Classes (beginners welcome): Wednesdays 5.30pm, starts 22 January £3 Gardening: Wednesday 29 January, 5.30pm to 7.30pm £3 Lights and Brights (cycling in the dark): Tuesday 4 February, 5.30pm to 7pm…

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13 Dec

Help shape research into loneliness

Northumbria University is seeking participants aged 65 and over to take part in a study investigating social networks and well-being in older adults. The study involves a 60 minute visit during which you will be asked to provide details about your relationships with those close to you as well as completing measures of well-being. Download…

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13 Dec

Have your say on older people’s mental health services in North Tyneside

We would like to hear your views and experiences of using mental health services for older people – what is working well? what could be done better? By sharing your views you can ensure service users and carers voices are listened to and improve services in the borough for people aged 65 and over. You…

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08 Dec

Last of the 2019 engAGE events

Ho Ho Ho….too soon?? The festive season is fast approaching and there’s plenty coming up with engAGE to see us through until the New Year…including a second chance to buy some fabulous festive woolly creations – The Woollies have been busy creating more stock and will be holding their sale in Linskill Reception on Monday…

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28 Oct

Healthwatch dementia and mental health service experience

Healthwatch North Tyneside would like to hear your views and experiences of using mental health and dementia services for older people – what is working well? what could be done better? Mental health for older people was highlighted as a priority for local people in our annual ‘What matters to you?’ survey. By sharing your views…

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28 May

New Age UK North Tyneside groups – starting June 2019

Hi, I just wanted to let you know about a couple of new groups we have starting in North Shields and Whitley Bay in the coming weeks. Our new gentle exercise group in Whitley Bay will run on Thursdays, starting on 6 June. Our Busy Buddies in North Shields will run every other week, starting…

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24 Sep

Volunteering opportunities with Wag & Company

Wag & Company is a registered charity enabling volunteers with their own dog to build meaningful new friendships with older dog lovers across the North East of England. To apply for this opportunity, you will need to complete an online application form, provide references, attend an induction programme and complete a DBS check and dog assessment….

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08 Aug

Out Now! Golden Guide Newcastle and North Tyneside

  The Golden Guide Newcastle & North Tyneside Sparkling new edition going out now! Cheerful, bright and practical – the 2018 Golden Guide is here! Refreshed with more contacts than ever, it will help you enjoy life in Newcastle and North Tyneside. Find social groups, activities and clubs to keep you fit and in touch. Find…

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