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Celebrating Big Lottery Grant Success for Silverlinks!

We are delighted to announce that Silverlinks has been listed as one of the Big Lottery’s Silver Dreams Flagship projects.    Care & Repair England have been awarded £1million to expand Silverlinks to other areas across the UK.  We will continue … Continue reading

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Otley “Older Person Friendly” Neighbourhood Audit

One of the outcomes of the Silverlinks project was to pilot an “older-person friendly” audit in a local community.    The aim of the audit is that it will enable older people within a neighbourhood to have a voice about what’s … Continue reading

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Silverlinks – one year old!

The Silverlinks pilot project has been running for a year, and we’re now approaching the final 6 months of our project.   So what better time to reflect on what we’ve learned and achieved in the past 12 months, and what … Continue reading

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Silverlinks Project Update – April 2013

Since the last project update we’ve recruited more new volunteers in all three of our project locations, who you can read about in previous blog posts.  We now have 20 volunteers across the three locations.   We’re busy recruiting beneficiaries, and our volunteers … Continue reading

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Digital Activism Training and Age-Friendly Cities – Guest Blog by Barbara Bailey

On 4 December, Barbara at Care & Repair Leeds attended a Digital Activism training course organised by Leeds Older People’s Forum at Leeds Central Library.     In this guest blog she tells us all about it and how it will link in … Continue reading

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Introducing the Silverlinks team – part three…

Leeds Introducing Barbara Bailey,  the Silverlinks Project Development Officer for Care & Repair Leeds.  She says: “I joined Care & Repair Leeds on 8 October having previously worked for the past 7 years as a Development Librarian for Leeds Library and … Continue reading

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