20 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 19 July 2020

It might be the summer holidays but we have still got loads for you to get involved with. Explore the local area with our active summer challenge, learn some new dance moves and record your experiences of the NHS in North Tyneside during the pandemic. STAY CONNECTEDIt’s not too late to join the challenge. It…

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12 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 12 July 2020

We have loads for you to get involved with in this edition of Grapevine. Reminisce about holiday’s past, learn the Cha Cha Cha and challenge yourself to an active summer! STAY CONNECTEDDo you fancy a challenge? Like walking, cycling, swimming or scooting perhaps? If the answer is YES then we have just the thing!  As we slowly…

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07 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 4 July 2020

In this edition of Grapevine get your knitting needles ready, be part of a Tyneside linguistics project and take a trip to the Shiremoor Treat.   TAKE NOTICE  As it’s pride this month and so many parades and celebrations have been cancelled, why not try a Rainbow Walk instead? This is one of my favourite mindfulness practices.  I…

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29 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 28 June 2020

In this edition of Grapevine we will give you an overview of where the centre’s are in terms of re-opening and have guidance to help your mental health as we come out of lockdown. TAKE NOTICE  Many thanks to everyone who commented on our recent survey about returning to the centres. We were impressed by the…

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21 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 21 June 2020

In this edition of Grapevine you can ‘Meet us at the Oxford’, get your fingers green and book your FREE ticket for a crafty afternoon. A big THANK YOU to everyone who has already completed our survey regarding re-opening centres. If you haven’t had your say yet, you have until Monday 22nd June. Click here to complete…

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19 Jun

Golden Bridge Pen Pals

AGE UK North Tyneside has teamed up with Golden Bridge, a new project from Newcastle University’s Student Union to help end loneliness. The Golden Bridge volunteers want to be modern day pen pals either via email or good old fashioned handwritten letters, with people who are isolating or shielding at home alone and would like…

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19 Jun

Active at Home Booklet for Older People

This ‘Active at Home’ booklet has been produced to provide practical guidance to older adults on home-based activities to maintain their strength and balance. It follows concerns that low levels of physical activity in older adults will lead to reduced fitness resulting in loss of independence and need for care in the future. Available to download in…

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17 Jun

North Shields Live at Home Scheme Telephone Befriending Service

North Shields Live at Home Scheme is offering a Telephone Befriending Service to older people who are feeling alone or isolated in the community. This might include those who have no family and friends nearby, but also those who have support from families in terms of shopping, but who would benefit from a regular conversation…

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16 Jun

Age UK North Tyneside Telephone Befriending Service

Good afternoon everyone, I hope you’re all well, safe.  Just to let you know, our Befriending Service is reaching out to offer Telephone Befriending support to even more customers now. Our Telephone Befriending Service is there to offer older isolated people a friendly chat over the phone.  We provide a lifeline to the outside world…

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