LinkAge moves to Age UK Bristol

LinkAge Network successfully merged with Age UK Bristol (AUKB) on 31 March 2020 and took on leadership of AUKB’s new Community Services Department. Simultaneous to the merger, the world went into lockdown to protect everyone against coronavirus, and LinkAge was able to contribute to AUKB’s organisational needs plus its response to the pandemic. Virtual Activities … Read more…

Active Ageing Bristol – Walkfest 2021

Karen Lloyd who manages Active Ageing Bristol is delighted to announce that Walkfest is set to return to Bristol.  Walkfest aims to encourage people to get walking or walk more and in the past it has had thousands of people joining in.  Last year was cancelled but this year, Karen is working with Bristol City … Read more…

Record Breaking Annual Appeal

We are delighted with this years annual appeal which was record breaking for both us and our sister charities, the Grateful and the Dolphin Society.  Between the three charities we raised £384,738.   This money will go to supporting older people in the wider Bristol region over the coming year. We are so grateful to all … Read more…

Alliance of Bristol funders supports transformation of services for older people

The Bristol Older People’s Funding Alliance is releasing £150,000 to help organisations improve their services for older people in Bristol. For 2019, the Alliance has increased the available funds and aims to help organisations become sustainable, improve existing services or develop innovations that will have a positive effect on the quality of life for older … Read more…

Thank you UWE!

We are very grateful to UWE Bristol Students Teodora Muresan and Arron Taylor- Peter along with their supervisor Paul Matthews for designing our new website. This has been the result of months of hard work and dedication and has brought a fresh new look to Anchor’s work in the Bristol region. Arron and Teodora at the … Read more…

Transformation Fund News

We are delighted to be working with The John James Bristol Foundation and our fellow Societies, the Dolphin Society and the Grateful Society in partnering with LifeCycle and The Harbour.  As part of the Transformation Fund we have jointly supported LifeCycle to encourage older people to cycle and The Harbour who work with couples where … Read more…

Thank you Irwin Mitchell

The Bristol office of Irwin Mitchell Solicitors have raised an impressive £10,000 for The Anchor Society.  During the year they held a series of fundraising events, including cake sales and all day rowing.  The money raised will go towards the support of our joint initiative Active Ageing Bristol, enabling older people to engage in physical … Read more…

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