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June 29, 2023

Update: July 2023

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Communications Officer

Here is a brief selection of our recent work, and what we expect to be doing next month. It’s not comprehensive, but we hope it gives a flavour of the range of activities that we’re involved with.

In June, among other activities, we have…

In July 2023, we expect to…

  • send out our 2nd Trending Elders survey, and grow the list of regular respondents.
  • work with Forum Central to open and distribute the first round of Household Support Fund grants to third sector organisations.
  • open the 2023 round of Hey  Neighbour grants supporting neighbourhood action in local communities in Leeds.
  • start conversations with organisations across England who are interested in learning more about combating loneliness, as part of the GPM programme
  • appoint a new Friendly Communities Officer
  • host the third Leeds Dementia Friendly Steering Group
  • publish an evaluation report on Travel Connections
  • hear the outcome of two funding bids relating to transport and older people
  • use quarterly monitoring returns to report on the progress of BOSS and Enhance

Rob Cook
Communications Officer