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About age uk county durham

Age UK County Durham is a small independent charity based in North East England. Our mission is to promote the well-being of all older people and to help make life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Start 2018 with a festive lunch at Redworth Hall

Vince Johnson, the General Manager of Redworth Hall in County Durham and his team is hosting a special free festive lunch in the restaurant for older people who experience loneliness. Date Monday 22 January 2018 Start time 12.30pm This is a free … Continue reading

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Big thank you to the National Lottery

This week the National Lottery are celebrating the benefits of their funding to good causes. We understand loneliness and know that there is no single solution. Our funding from Big Lottery Silver Dreams enables our Come Eat Together project to … Continue reading

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

    Ladies are invited to come get into the Christmas spirit early with Come Eat Together. The volunteers at St Nicholas’ Church in Durham will be hosting a Free Festive Afternoon Tea on Wednesday 6th December 1.30pm until 3.00pm. … Continue reading

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KEEP WARM THIS WINTER WITH AGE UK COUNTY DURHAM

Age UK County Durham wants to ensure older people are fully prepared for the winter months ahead. As part of its annual ‘Keep warm, Keep well’ campaign the charity has five top tips to stay warm this winter 1. Keep … Continue reading

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New men’s breakfast club in Durham

Men who are aged over 50, live on their own or feel lonely can now enjoy a full English and company at a new men’s breakfast club in Pity Me. Our Come Eat Together project has teamed up with the … Continue reading

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Enjoy Christmas Lunch in style at East Durham College on 7 December

Christmas can be a lonely time for people who live on their own or older couples whose families are not around at this festive time. Catering students at East Durham College wanted to make a difference to older people in their area and so … Continue reading

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Don’t fall victim to fraudsters on the phone

  The home telephone for some is a lifeline, it is a connection to friends & family. It is also a direct line for fraudsters. Older people are often targeted because they are at home during the day, they may … Continue reading

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First birthday of our Derwentside College Lunch Club

We had a wonderful day celebrating the first birthday of our Derwentside College Come Eat Together lunch club. Angelo the Restaurant Manager who looks after us told us he loves being the centre of attention among our happy members. We … Continue reading

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Keep warm roadshow at Spennymoor Fire Station

Join us for a Keep Warm, Keep Well coffee morning at Spennymoor Fire Station on Wednesday 25 October between 10.00am and 12.00noon. Free refreshments will be available and everyone will get a Keep Warm Keep Well information pack to take … Continue reading

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An invitation to take part in Durham Book Festival over a cuppa

We invite you to come to a free book related session organised with the Durham Book Festival. The Book Festival’s very own Charlie Darby-Villis is leading two sessions based around a collection of powerful and moving short stories from master storyteller … Continue reading

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