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Thursday 7th August saw a fantastic games session kicking off at the Sea Mills Boys and Girls Club. There was a brilliant turnout of both older adults and young people.
This month we’ve had some key press coverage including an ITV News Report about Bristol having very high levels of social isolation, LinkAge’s befriendee Jack talking about his experience with the Befriending Scheme in the Evening Post and LinkAge’s Ricky Skelton and Claire Miller talking to John Darvall on BBC Radio Bristol about AllAboard!
LinkAge tutor Christine Power talks about the great fun she has teaching her growing band of line dancers in Shirehampton. There’s a great deal of fun and gentle energy about it all but it also has a very positive impact on the health and well being of the people attending.
On Friday 25th July at the Vassell Centre, Fishponds, LinkAge in partnership with Young Bristol launched a Summer of Age. This exciting partnership brings together people 55+ and younger people around meaningful activities during the whole of the summer holidays.
LinkAge has been working in partnership with EE for nearly year to help older people get to grips with mobile technology. This time it was the turn of groups from East Bristol to ask all those niggling questions at a Techy Tea Party on 17 July.
Fun and laughter drifted across Bristol’s beautiful harbour side on Monday as over 50 people over 55 took to the water at the All Aboard open day
LinkAge would like to congratulate one of the Citys well known activists from the BME community and member of the Bristol Older Peoples Forum Princess Campbell MBE. This week she was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by Bristol University.