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Super Silverlinks volunteer Ken receives “Unsung Hero” recognition

We are delighted that one of our Silverlinks volunteers in Leeds, Ken, was nominated for the Foundations “Unsung Hero” award by Care & Repair Leeds earlier this year and has been awarded a Certificate of Recognition.  Here’s a picture of … Continue reading

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What Volunteering Means to Me

On 27th May, the Lord Mayor of Leeds held a celebratory event to highlight volunteering in Leeds and thank those who give up their time to volunteer.  It had a  particular emphasis on those who had volunteered for 30 years, those … Continue reading

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Silverlinks story features in Yorkshire Post

A great article featured in the Yorkshire Post about Silverlinks today, featuring one of our fantastic volunteers, Ken, and Iris, who he has been supporting. You can read the article by clicking here .

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2013 Project Round Up

It’s that time of year when we like to look back on what’s happened and celebrate what’s been achieved in the last year. Our busy volunteers have so far given help, advice and support about housing to an impressive 800 … Continue reading

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Silverlinks activity update

Manchester Earlier this month, Silverlinks in Manchester ran another “Housing and Care Options in Later Life”  training session – this time to The Phoenix Club, a well established community group that has been going for 15 years at St Andrews … Continue reading

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Welcome to our latest volunteer!

Trude is the sixth volunteer to be recruited in Leeds as part of the Silverlinks Peer Support project. Trude has a great commitment to volunteering. She is an active member of the Holocaust Survivor Friendship Association; the Community Patient Partnership … Continue reading

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More Silverlinks volunteers welcomed to the team in Leeds

This week, we are delighted to have welcomed two new volunteers to the Silverlinks project in Leeds, who are looking forward to supporting older people in times of crisis.   Here Barbara intoduces them to us: Kevin has joined the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Silverlinks Volunteers

We’re delighted to continue welcoming new volunteers onto the Silverlinks programme. Our Silverlinks volunteers are all trained and ready to provide a listening ear and the benefit of their experience to older people facing a crisis. Here’s a just a … Continue reading

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