Young At Heart ULO: 15 April 2019

April 20, 2019 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO we have took part in a range of activities and spent time with researchers from Newcastle University to discuss their #PriDem research progress.

OVOE Blog: Nicole – Roseberry Topping

August 13, 2013 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

On Sunday 11th we did Roseberry Topping. I like Roseberry Topping. I climbed to the top – it was high. When I got to the top I had some drink and cake. I will be doing it again. Nicole Calvert Virgin Money Giving

OVOE Blog: Gavin – Roseberry Topping

by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

On Sunday morning I got up a 7 o’clock. I got picked up by Alison at 8 o’clock to go to Roseberry Topping. When we got there we climbed up Roseberry Topping. When we got to the top we had Bucks Fizz and birthday cake. I enjoyed myself, it was a good experience and a […]

Disability North Gala Dinner

May 15, 2013 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

We are delighted to announce that the Disability North Gala Dinner, sponsored by Irwin Mitchell, will be taking place at Newcastle Racecourse on the 25 September 2013. Tickets are £30 per person or £300 per table of ten. Enjoy a fabulous evening with a drinks reception, three course meal, raffle and disco. The evening commences […]

Wheelchair user pushing himself across Africa

August 21, 2012 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

Zackary Kimotho from Kenya has been a wheelchair user since he was shot in a car-jacking eight years ago. While he is one of thousands of Kenyans with spinal injuries, there is currently no specialist care available in the country. Now Zack is young to rise nearly £2m to build a Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Unit […]

The Last Chance

August 10, 2012 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

The following article has been provided by a carer who attends the Fusion Cafe and Young At Heart groups with his wife. Please read to the end…. This side of Keswick on the A65 there is a straight stretch of about two miles of single track road. As you drive home after a day on […]

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2012: Small Actions Big Difference

May 16, 2012 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week is Dying Matters awareness week. The theme for this year’s awareness event is “Small Actions Big Difference”. I think that this draws attention to the fact that not everyone wants the world, sometimes the simplest things make all the difference to someone’s life…. Or death! This week Dying Matters and member organisations, such […]