Honoured by His Majesty the King

We are delighted that two of our former Presidents have been recognised in the Kings Birthday honours. Professor  Steve West received a Knighthood for services to health and education and current Trustee Ros Kennedy an MBE for services to charity and the community of Bristol.  

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

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

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