Category Archives: Come Eat Together

Spring is here and we are keen to get growing!

At this time each year the Come Eat Together team gets ready to spring into action (please excuse the pun – Ed) and this year is no different! We are passionate about helping older people gain the confidence and skills to grow … Continue reading

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Come Eat at The Fulforth Centre Sacriston

The Fulforth Centre in Sacriston became the latest venue to join Come Eat Together with a new fortnightly two course lunch for older people to eat together in good company. The first lunch was served on Friday 15 April and members were … Continue reading

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Come Eat Together newsletters

The project team have been springing into action and have produced two newsletters to promote our activities. Please click on the one you are interested in.   Please click here for South Durham and the Dales Please click here for Durham and North … Continue reading

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New lunch club in Coundon and Leeholme

Age UK County Durham’s Come Eat Together Team has been working in partnership with a Community Association located in a small rural village in Wear Valley to bring older people together with food. Taking place in the historic Leeholme Welfare Hall on the … Continue reading

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Beat the winter blues with high tea and company

A warm welcome to everyone who has started to follow our Come Eat Together blog recently. On the website you will find the Activities Sheet with details of regular activities, venues, times and costs. You can also find a leaflet … Continue reading

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Shopping made easy

Food shopping may be as simple as jumping in your car and heading to the local supermarket, but for some people over 50, this couldn’t be further from the truth. With a lack of transport and less choice in rural … Continue reading

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It’s time to vote for your favourite National Lottery Award finalists for 2015!

Just one year ago we were thrilled that Come Eat Together reached the finals of the National Lottery Awards in the Best Health Project category. It launched us into a exciting couple of months which saw our volunteers and members … Continue reading

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Gents welcome to ‘talk sport’ with Graham Courtney

Our afternoon tea in Durham’s friendly indoor market has been such a success that the team in the market want to extend the project to provide even more older people with good food and company!   Café Cenno in Durham Market Hall is … Continue reading

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Come Eat Together- Intergenerational Cookery Club

Bringing generations together with food Age UK County Durham’s Come Eat Together Team have worked with Woodhouse Close Community Church in Bishop Auckland to set up the Come Eat Together Intergenerational Cookery Club. The Cookery Club, held every Monday morning, at … Continue reading

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Come Eat Together at Christmas

We’ve had a busy festive season for Come Eat Together this year. Shopping, eating, cooking, talking and enjoying good food. Here are just a few highlights. Christmas started early with the Come Eat Together Project with the Bishop Auckland and Shildon Shopping … Continue reading

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