Tag Archives: Come Eat Together

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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We wish you a merry Christmas

Come Eat Together has been getting into the festive spirit celebrating Christmas. From Christmassy quizzes to foodie shopping runs we’ve been ensuring that older people have the best Christmas possible. Our first Christmas party was held at Bishop Auckland College. … 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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Bowled over by a lunch with a difference!

Last week new Come Eat Together members attended the launch of the brand new lunch ‘Dining by the Boundary’ at Durham County Cricket Club. Guests were greeted by our volunteers Jen and Yvonne, who welcomed everyone. The excited guests then … Continue reading

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Graham Courtney was a hit at the Gentlemans Breakfast

BROADCASTER Graham Courtney was the speaker at a first-of-its-kind gentlemen’s breakfast. Mark Tallentire from the Northern Echo went along to see how it went. Click here to see his article and photographs. Age UK County Durham is organising monthly Gentlemen’s Breakfasts for men … Continue reading

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Sunny smiles for Gala Lunch

This week the Gala Theatre in Durham once again welcomed older people into their large airy Studio 2 for our monthly lunch club. Our guests enjoyed a delicious two course meal of corned beef pie, new potatoes and seasonal vegetables, … 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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Bishop Auckland College back for a New Academic Year!

Bishop Auckland College has once again opened its doors for the very popular lunch club in their Ambition Restaurant. Around 40 older people were welcomed into the college on Wednesday 22 October by students who are learning  Health and Social … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea in Café Cenno at Durham Indoor Market

There was lots of laughter, chat and smiles at the first Come Eat Together Afternoon Tea in Café Cenno at Durham Indoor Market last week. We all enjoyed the most delicious sandwiches, quiche, scones and cake before playing a fast … Continue reading

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Keep Warm and Well this Winter with Age UK County Durham

Each winter one older person dies every seven minutes from the cold weather [i]. With this in mind, everyone here at Age UK County Durham wants to ensure older people are fully prepared for the winter months ahead. The cold … Continue reading

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