Ageing Well in 2022

This year’s Ageing Well Festival took place from 19th September to the 3rd October all across the city.  TDC were involved running events at HAWKS cafe, Albion Community Garden and The Manor, focussing on intergenerational projects around the festival’s theme of Challenging Ageism. Including a discussion with young people and older people over 50, Challenging … Read more

Intergenerational Pen Pals Scheme fights Loneliness

“Are you like me? You hear the sound of the letter box and you go to retrieve the mail, hoping there might be something more than the usual junk mail?” Lockdown has increased loneliness. Two groups that we know have really been feeling the effects, are young people — who can’t see their friends as … Read more

PPE for care workers

Over the past few weeks we’ve been sharing stories about some of the inspiring community initiatives that have surfaced from the Covid-19 crisis. This week we focus on some of the work being done to reduce isolation and loneliness. According to a government report released early this year, loneliness can have a hugely negative impact … Read more

Ageing Well Partnership comes to Woodingdean

Ageing Well Brighton

By Cal Chester, Community Development Support Worker.  TDC is currently working in Woodingdean as part of the Ageing Well project. This project sees a variety of organisations from across Brighton and Hove working together to engage with older people in the community, linking them up with community groups in the area or enabling them to … Read more

Downlands Court Summer Fair 2019

On the Sunday afternoon of August 11th, the Friends of Downlands Court, Peacehaven held their annual summer fair with support from TDC worker, Sue Sayers. They raised enough to produce their monthly 4 page, coloured newsletter and What’s On for the coming year. This will cover the cost of printing which is kindly undertaken at … Read more

Chattri Memorial Service

TDC met with old friends and new at the Chattri Memorial Service on Sunday 9th June to remember all the Indian soldiers who fought on the Western Front in the First World War. The service included prayers and hymns, wreath laying, an address by the High Commissioner and reply by the Lord Lieutenant. This trip … Read more

Ageing Well in Brighton & Hove

Ageing Well Brighton & Hove

We are thrilled to be part of the new Ageing Well commission, led by Impact Initiatives, which will deliver joined-up services for older people across the city starting this month. We’re looking forward to being part of this great partnership and bringing our successful older people’s work to new areas of Brighton and Hove. A … Read more

Digital Inclusion Network Showcase at Brighton Library

Digital Inclusion Network Brighton & Hove

By Cal Chester, Community Development Support Worker.  Digital Brighton and Hove recently hosted a showcase event at Jubilee Library exploring what is available in Brighton and Hove to support people in later life to get online. The event was attended by service providers, users, and volunteers from across the city. This was an initiative of … Read more

Craftea Wednesdays Community Mosaic

Older Peoples Festival Hollingdean Craftea Wednesdays

On Wednesday 3rd October, the Hollingdean Craftea Wednesdays group held an event to celebrate the unveiling of the community mosaic they had been working on. Under the theme of Brighton, the group produced a piece of art to celebrate creativity and friendship. The piece depicted the view of the South Downs from the back of … Read more

New Larchwood Intergenerational Supper Club

The residents of New Larchwood got into the spirit of the Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival on Monday October 1st with a special edition of the Coldean Intergenerational Supper Club. Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival is an annual two week celebration inspired by the UN’s International Older People’s day which is held on … Read more

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