Category Archives: Healthy food

Aspiring chefs are cooking up a storm for older people in County Durham

Catering student at New College Durham are inviting people aged over 50 who live on their own to come and make new friends whilst dining in style. Age UK County Durham’s Come Eat Together project, has teamed up with New … Continue reading

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“It’s all about tasty food in good company” – Healthy Eating for Older People isn’t boring!

Kirsty joined the Come Eat Together team last year and, after shadowing experienced workers is celebrating successful delivery of her first solo delivery of our fun and interactive course. Here is her blog! “I have just finished delivering my first … Continue reading

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Lunch at Locomotion

The last Monday of every month sees the Locomotion Museum at Shildon host a two course lunch provided by Cafe Number One. Set amongst the steam trains, this lunch has been running since September 2012 and has proved popular within … 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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Celebrating Older People’s Day 2015

Bishop Auckland College – Older Peoples Day On 1 October Bishop Auckland College once again opened the doors of its Ambition Restaurant to host the monthly lunch club and also to celebrate National Older People’s Day. Older People’s Day is … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air – time to plant your fruit and veggies!

Come Eat Together is celebrating the start of spring in style with two ‘Grow to Eat’ sessions this week. We were in Lanchester on Tuesday and at the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground on Thursday. After their delicious lunch and a good natter in the … 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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New film about Come Eat Together – MasterChef star gets cooking tips from Co Durham older people

Here is a film that was made the day that John Torode came to spend the day with us! To vote for Come Eat Together, please visit www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/come-eat-together  or telephone 0844 836 9699. Voting runs until midnight on Wednesday 23 July. … Continue reading

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