Category Archives: Activities

State of the nation: Older people and malnutrition in the UK today

A recent State of the Nation report published by the Malnutrition Task Force called “Older people and malnutrition in the UK today” focuses on the scale of the challenge of malnutrition in later life. As Come Eat Together aims to … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Big Lottery Silver Dreams, Breakfast, Come Eat Together, Healthy food, Information, Lunch Clubs, Older people, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Write your will week starts Monday 12 March

Writing a will is sensible, easy and now, thanks to solicitors across the County, you can write your will and support the work of Age UK County Durham at the same time. Write Your Will Week runs from Monday 12 … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Eat Well Feel Great course JUST FOR MEN in Durham

Our Come Eat Together course is all about enjoying tasty food as we get older. We have been listening to you and so this time our FREE course Eat Well Feel Great is JUST FOR MEN. The course starts Friday … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Healthy food, Older people, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Christmas, Older people | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Information, Keep Warm and Well | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Breakfast, Cafe Dafte | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Big Lottery Silver Dreams, East Durham College | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Loneliness, Lunch Clubs | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Fire station | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A grow to eat success that keeps on growing

The growing season has been a success for members of Come Eat Together Our Come Eat Together project volunteers and workers have had great fun delivering plenty of Let’s Get Growing sessions all across County Durham over the spring and summer. We have been … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Age Uk County Durham, Growing food, Growing fruit and vegetables, Healthy Eating for Older People course | Tagged , , | Leave a comment