Covid-19 IT support

Alex Covid IT support

In the period before the lockdown TDC’s Cal Chester had been working with residents of the Ravensbourne Court housing scheme in Woodingdean to tackle what’s known as digital isolation – a term used to describe when individuals can’t access the internet or digital devices as much as other people. Through his Ageing Well work, Cal … 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 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

Pizza Making at the Bevy – Older People’s Festival comes to Moulsecoomb

By Anke Thurm, Community Development worker for Moulsecoomb, Bevendean & Bates Estate.On Monday 1st October, we were thrilled to support an event at Brighton’s Community Pub, The Bevy, for the Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival.The lovely bunch at the 50+ ‘Bridge the Gap’ lunch club (which meets every Monday from 12-2 at The Bevy … Read more

Local and Family History Research for the Older People’s Festival

Older People's Festival Local History at the Vallance Centre

By Cal Chester, Community Development Support Worker.  As part of Brighton and Hove’ Older Peoples Festival, The Vallance Community Centre in Hove and TDC hosted a session on ‘Starting Out in Local and Family History Research’ on Wednesday 3rd October Members of a number of regular groups at The Vallance were involved in preparing and putting … Read more

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