News: December 2016

Retirement living residents in Doncaster travelled back to the 1950’s for the first of three unique social events designed to reduce isolation in older people.

Retirement living residents in Doncaster have travelled back to the 1950s in the first of three unique social events designed to reduce isolation in older people.

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Posted on 30 Dec 2016
2016 Shiregreen award winners

Residents are being reminded not to miss out on nominating local people for the Shiregreen Community Awards 2017.

Posted on 29 Dec 2016
Kingsmead children taking part in the production

A Hackney youth theatre charity attracted over 70 people for a Christmas performance of Hansel and Gretel with a serious message behind it.

Posted on 23 Dec 2016
Sanctuary resident Barbara Cleary getting to grips with an ipad in one of the introductory sessions

With Christmas known to be one of the loneliest times of the year for older people, Age UK Oxfordshire and Sanctuary Housing have joined forces to teach local elderly residents how to use digital tools to stay in touch with loved ones.

Posted on 22 Dec 2016
Teenagers are being encouraged to take part in football sessions with Sheffield Wednesday Football Club as part of the Energise Shiregreen and Love Sport community sport programme

Teenagers in Shiregreen are being encouraged to become more active in weekly youth football sessions as part of a community sports initiative.

Posted on 21 Dec 2016

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