Introducing The Lounge…

By Tracey Cabache, Community Development Manager at Torbay Community Development Trust The more eagle-eyed reader might have noticed the emergence of a new friendly space in Torquay – upstairs at Fleet Walk Shopping Centre, we have created a community lounge – ‘The Lounge’ for short! The Lounge is there for any member of the community to pop in and find out what is going on … Continue reading Introducing The Lounge…

Ageing well Newsletter Winter 2018

The latest Ageing Well Torbay newsletter is now available both digitally and in print! Email us at ageingwell@torbaycdt.org.uk or phone 01803 212638 if you’d like a printed copy, or if you’d like to contribute to the next newsletter. Read the latest news from Ageing Well Torbay, including the launch of the Innovation Fund projects, the launch of FAIR, an article submitted by a reader, and a summary of what’s … Continue reading Ageing well Newsletter Winter 2018

Power to the People

In TCDT’s original bid to the Big Lottery we outlined the essential development of an Older Persons’ Assembly, which would not only take on increasing ownership of the Ageing Well Programme, but also influence ‘the wider services that affect people over 50…and create an age-friendly place to live, work and play.’  The United Nations have also recommended “empowering older people to participate in decision-making processes, … Continue reading Power to the People