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October 13, 2021

Making a Match: a slow burner with a lot of test and learn

I have been re-reading older project reports lately as we make sure they are complete and ready for the website. It has been an interesting process. As…
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October 12, 2021

RU OK? …now

Here we are in year seven of Time to Shine – not something I ever expected to say! As Learning Facilitator I should have written some reports,…
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September 30, 2021

Time to Shine update: October 2021

Here is a brief selection of our recent work, and what we expect to be doing next month … September 2021 Among other activities, we have: managed…
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September 21, 2021

“We want Leeds to be the best city for everyone”

I was delighted to attend and speak at the launch of the Leeds Age Proud Festival on Monday 12 September, which provided a very inspirational and energising…
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September 14, 2021

Have I got older (people) news for you!? (September 2021)

At Time to Shine we see and read a lot of interesting stories and resources about older people. We share a few of these with you each…
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September 7, 2021

Day one of festival fun!

I don’t normally like to work on my Monday off, in fact I actively avoid it. But when I was invited to take part in the launch…
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August 31, 2021

Age Proud Festival – choose from more than 100 community events!

Well it’s been busy, busy, busy here at Age Proud Festival headquarters, and with start of the Festival just a few days away we are delighted to…
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August 26, 2021

Going out for dinner?

I know just now, if I was to call round to see my Dad, he’d be in. No social plans, thanks to Covid 19, but that’s about…
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August 19, 2021

Ageing without children

It’s estimated that 1 in 5 people over 50 in the UK is ageing without children, meaning that they have no children available to help with all…
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August 17, 2021

Float Your Boat: encouraging people to talk on the waterways

After 10 minutes on a canal boat trip what is there to do but talk? Sat on bench seats facing each other that’s very inviting, and there’s…
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