Anchor Society Announcement

Our President, Oliver Delany, has decided to stand down from the Board as both President and a trustee.  However, we are privileged that he will be staying on to support the Society as a member.    We would like to thank Oliver for the contribution that he has made as both trustee and President. The … Read more

New Faces at Anchor

We are delighted to welcome Oliver Delaney OBE as Anchor’s President for 2023/24. Oliver is the 255th President of The Anchor Society. Oliver spent 28 years in the RAF retiring in the rank of Air Commodore. He subsequently worked for Clifton College and the Bar Council before setting up his own company as a trainer and … Read more

Healthy Ageing Directory

We are delighted that our joint project with St Monica Trust (managed through Age UK Bristol) Active Ageing Bristol has produced a comprehensive guide for keeping active in Bristol. If you are 55+ or work with that age group  do take advantage of this guide.  Keep fit and active in older age really makes a difference … Read more

Thank you Whitson Quartet from Redmaids School

Huge thank you to the Whitson Quartet who played for our annual tea party (socially distanced of course) which was held at Lockleaze Sports Centre. All four girls are from Redmaids’ High school in Westbury-on-Trym. They are called The Whitson Quartet, named after their founder, John Whitson who left provision in his will for the … Read more

Walkfest 1st May – 31st May 2021

Bristol Walk Fest 2021 – One of the UK’s largest urban   celebrations of walking – starts 1st May    The month-long Bristol Walk Fest returns this May with a ‘one stop shop’ website of walking in Bristol featuring an impressive variety of walking routes, groups, information and competitions.   This year, Bristol Walk Fest has adapted its programme of walks to make more available online and to … Read more

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

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