Inspirational Women

On Wednesday evening, Helena and Melissa from Link Age Southwark joined East Dulwich WI for a special meeting to celebrate International Women’s Day. Link Age Southwark service user Barbara Hall MBE spoke about her experiences as Britain’s longest serving crossword compiler and as a coder in the Wrens during WW2. Barbara, 94, got her first contract…

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Interview with May, 98

One of our Trustees, Juanita, recently interviewed May, 98, about the difference Link Age Southwark has made to her life. May has been using Link Age Southwark’s services for 13 years and regularly attends our bridge group and lunch group.

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Support Dawn in the Barcelona Marathon

One of our volunteers, Dawn, is running the Barcelona Marathon on 12th March 2017 to support Link Age Southwark. Dawn befriends an older lady with dementia and participates in our Community Fundraising Group. She is a keen runner who is also taking on the Vitality London 10K on 29th April 2017. To support Dawn’s fundraising…

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Dementia-friendly screenings

At East Dulwich Picture House, there is a dementia friendly film screening on the first Thursday of the month (tea/coffee from 11, film at 11.30.) For more information about these and other dementia friendly screenings you can call the cinema on 0871 902 5749.  

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Help in the garden (and beyond!)

A reminder that Link Age Southwark can help over-60s with light gardening tasks. Our dedicated gardening volunteers can make a visit up to twice a year to cut a lawn, do light weeding and general tidying. Please call the office on 020 8299 2623 if you need this support. We can also give you information on…

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February Newsletter

Our February Newsletter is now available to read here: February 2017 Newsletter. The newsletter includes some lovely photos from our Christmas Parties, as well an introduction to our new staff member Melissa.

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Silver Linings group at Copleston Centre

Local community organisation, the Copleston Centre, is hosting a new group for older people meeting twice weekly. Silver Linings will meet on a Wednesday, 2-4.30pm for Arts and Crafts and a Friday, 2-4.30pm for a varied programme including games, gentle exercise and cooking. There is a £2 fee per session to cover materials. All are welcome! For more information…

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New exercise group in SE5

Link Age Southwark is starting a new light exercise group for over-60s in D’Eynsford House sheltered housing unit. The group will take place fortnightly on a Wednesday afternoon from 2.30-3.15pm and be available to residents of the D’Eynsford Estate and surrounding area. The light exercise will be led by an experienced tutor and aim to increase strength,…

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Vitality London 10K – 29th May 2017

We’re looking for runners to take on the Vitality London 10K in London on Monday 29th May, 2017 for Link Age Southwark. This race starts in North London and takes in iconic landmarks of the city. For more information about fundraising for Link Age Southwark, please email helena@linkagesouthwark.org or call 020 8299 2623. More information about…

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Discover Adventure Fundraising Challenges

If you’re looking for an adventure in 2017, and would like to raise money for a good cause, why not take on one of Discover Adventure’s challenges for Link Age Southwark? There are challenges across the globe to suit every taste, such as the London Marathon Walk, Mount Kilimanjaro Trek and London to Paris Cycle. Challenges range in difficulty depending…

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