Tag Archives: Older people

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

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Don’t fall victim to fraudsters on the phone

  The home telephone for some is a lifeline, it is a connection to friends & family. It is also a direct line for fraudsters. Older people are often targeted because they are at home during the day, they may … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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Come fly with us – Lunch on the Wing starts 26 July 12.00 – 2.00pm

Our Come Eat Together team are so excited. Our new lunch clubs are bringing people together with food in the most unusual places. The delicious breakfasts at the Pulman Skoda in Belmont are the talk of the neighbourhood where the bacon and … Continue reading

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Nominated for Sainsbury’s Sedgefield Local Charity of the Year

We are so excited that Age UK County Durham have been nominated for Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year by the Sedgefield store. If we win we will set up a Gentlemen’s Breakfast in the store’s café with the help of the staff … Continue reading

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Gents Breakfast singalong

We had such a wonderful time at the Gent’s Breakfast that we thought we would share this with you. The group enjoy a talk after their breakfast each month.  In January the group ate breakfast and talked with the Bishop Of … Continue reading

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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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