Category Archives: Lunch Clubs

Malnutrition Awareness Week 1 – 7 October 2018

It is not normal to lose weight as you get older. Malnutrition affects a high proportion of older people, but the signs aren’t always obvious. This week is Malnutrition Awareness Week. Please take a moment to check on your older relatives, friends … Continue reading

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Mon 21 May – Sunday 27 May is Dementia Awareness Week

Mon 21 May – Sunday 27 May is Dementia Awareness Week and we are thinking about those who live with Dementia and those who support them. Our team at Age UK County Durham are trained in understanding and supporting people … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Royal Wedding in Style

Many thanks to the students and staff at Derwentside College and Bishop Auckland College who made it possible for members of Come Eat Together to celebrate the Royal Wedding 2018 in style. We have enjoyed afternoons of friendship, delicious food, sharing of … Continue reading

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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

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Delicious Come Eat Together lunch at The Green Tree, Tudhoe

With 2018 now underway, why not treat yourself to a nutritious low cost meal at The Green Tree, a beautiful country pub and restaurant. A warm welcome is always assured from your hosts the Hopson family who would like to … Continue reading

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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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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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Monday Lunch at Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre

Age UK County Durham’s Come Eat Together Team work in partnership with Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre to bring people aged over 50 in the local area together with food. Louise Haymer, Development Worker with the project said “Taking … Continue reading

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Come Eat Together at Locomotion has a brand new look

Along with the Locomotion Museum, we have given a ‘New Look’ to our monthly Lunch Club for older people. The activity has moved to the Welcome Building on Soho Street rather than the Collections Building. Louise Haymer Development Worker said, “This is … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed to brighten up the day for older people in Durham

We want to ensure that no-one has no-one and we wonder if you can help. Age UK County Durham is looking for enthusiastic and sociable people, with a community spirit to brighten the day for older people who live alone and … Continue reading

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