Young At Heart ULO: 20 August 2018

August 25, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO we continued with our stimulating themes – physical games, sounds and creative art. On Monday morning, at St John’s Church, the group took part in a sound effects and TV theme quiz. We split the group into three teams across the two tables. We played a selection of […]

Young At Heart ULO: 13 August 2018

August 16, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO we got active, creative and social! In Stockton, the group made use of all of the Church grounds by enjoying a range of physical games. A small number of people headed outside into the church gardens to play lawn darts and pick brambles while, inside, group members took […]

Young At Heart ULO: 6 August 2018 #Unremembered

August 8, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO has been very eventful and full of various activities. In Stockton, we had a relaxed morning that mainly consisted of drinking tea, eating biscuits and playing dominoes. The group have been doing a lot of work recently towards our Unremembered project so it is important to take a […]

Young At Heart ULO: 30 July 2018 #Unremembered

August 2, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO we continued work on our Unremembered project, remembering those who served in the Labour Corps during World War 1. In Stockton and Billingham, the group made short work of the clay poppies that they made a few weeks ago. They painted over 100 poppies with at least two […]

Young At Heart ULO: 23 July 2018

July 25, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO our focus was on activities that are good for the mind and the body. All three groups took part in a guided seated exercise routine that lasted approximated 25 minutes before they sang along to summer-themed songs. In Thornaby, we ended our session with a game of Hangman […]

Young At Heart ULO: 16 July 2018 #Unremembered

July 19, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO we offered both crafts and chocolate to our group members. In Stockton, the group made a start on the clay poppies for our contribution to Big Ideas national ‘Unremembered’ Project – a memorial for the tens of thousands of people who lost their lives during World War 1. […]

Young At Heart ULO: 9 July 2018

July 11, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO we had quite a varied week. Monday morning in Stockton we had a relaxed, social morning with a 1960’s themed quiz. While on Monday afternoon in Billingham we decorated the bunting for the upcoming Cupcake Day while settling into the newly renovated Community Hub at Cafe In The Park. […]

Hand In Hand Activities CIC helps carers stay 
‘healthy and connected’ this Carers Week 2018

July 7, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

Hand In Hand Activities CIC invited local carers, services and businesses to come together during Carers Week to celebrate the vital contribution made by carers in Stockton on Tees.  Thursday 14th June was an incredible day at Grays Road Institute in Grangefield. Between 11 am and 3 pm, no less than 15 carers attended the carers […]

Hand In Hand Activities CIC calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund

by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

Hand In Hand Activities CIC is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every […]

Young At Heart ULO: 2 July 2018

July 4, 2018 by Alison Watson-Shields - 0 Comments

This week at Young At Heart ULO we started work on the upcoming Cupcake Week event taking place on Wednesday 11th July from 10 am – 1 pm at Grays Road Institute. In Stockton, we started with the usual orientation exercises before chatting about recent events and activities. We handed out the cupcake bunting templates […]