Aging With Pride Survey

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Age Concern Birmingham would like to support Ageing with Pride which is part of Ageing Better in Birmingham, funded by the Big Lottery and delivered by organisations in the city, led by BVSC. During August the Birmingham LGBT Centre will be launching the Ageing with Pride campaign funded by the Big Lottery.  We are asking for your help in contacting members of the LGBT community in the city in order to assess its impact.  This will involve taking a questionnaire …

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Communitea Cafe Achieves Food Hygiene Rating 5!

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We are pleased to announce that our Communitea Cafe has achieved the top rating of 5 in the Food Hygiene scheme.  The cafe, which has been open since July 2017, is not only a cafe but a place where the community and groups can come together and enjoy the space with a tasty snack at good value prices. Age Concern Birmingham Chief Executive, Becky Bews, said ” We are  overwhelmed by the support of the community and local councillors, this has enabled us …

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Carers Support Group in Sutton Coldfield

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Are you caring for a spouse, relative or friend? Would you like to meet other Carers in Birmingham? Age Concern Birmingham would like to introduce a new friendly Carers support group which is held weekly in our new Communitea Café based on Boldmere road, Sutton Coldfield. This group will take place every Monday from 10am until 12pm. This group will give you a chance to meet other Carers, relax and enjoy a cuppa.  We also plan to arrange guest speakers, …

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Bell Piano Co. Harmonium – For Sale

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This Vintage Harmonium, (from the Bell Piano Co. of Guelph, Ontario, Canada) is in reasonable condition, but will require restoration. It operates via the two foot pedals, which pump air through the harmonium to produce sound. This would be of interest to collectors or music enthusiasts. Priced for quick sale… £20.00 COLLECTION ONLY (from Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield) Call 0121 362 3650 for details

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New Carers Support Group – Boldmere

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Are you caring for a spouse, relative or friend? Would you like to meet other Carers in Birmingham? Age Concern Birmingham would like to introduce a new friendly Carers support group which is held weekly in our new Communitea Café based on Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield. This group will take place every Monday from 10am until 12pm. This group will give you a chance to meet other Carers, relax and enjoy a cuppa. We also plan to arrange guest speakers, have …

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Goalden Gate Superdraw Lottery Results – Week 12

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£1,000 winner is Dr P Kaushal £150 winner is Mr R Green £100 winner is John Farley £75 winner is Jan Kirk £50 winner is Mrs J Watkins £50 winner is W J Manners £25 winner is Carol Bishop £25 winner is Danuta Kenyon £25 winner is Mr Jackson £25 winner is Fiona Mason The Birthdate drawn was 04.01.94 and the £100 Prize was not won, making next week’s prize £200.  

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Carer Support in North Birmingham

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Caring for someone can be very rewarding but Carers often put their own needs, well-being, interests and social life to one side to focus on the person or people they are caring for. Carers can also feel isolated at times due to their caring responsibilities and this can have an impact on their own health & well-being. Age Concern Birmingham has set up a new service for unpaid Carers in North Birmingham. This service takes on a befriending approach while …

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Wednesday 10th May – Every Moment Matters Cafe

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Come along to our Boldmere Cafe on the 10th May….see below for full details Join us for Dying Matters Week People across Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield are being invited to join activities organised by John Taylor Hospice as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week. The hospice is holding an Every Moment Matters Café, taking ‘Before I die…’ boards into the community, staffing information stands at local hospitals and taking part in a week-long festival at mac (Midlands Arts Centre) in …

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