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POSITIVE AGEING EVENT

21 Oct 2019

To celebrate Positive Ageing Month, Ards and North Down Borough Council is hosting a Positive Ageing Event in Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex on Monday 28 October from 10am-1pm.

Aimed at those aged 55 and over, local agencies and clubs will promote their activities and ensure visitors are provided with important information about what’s on offer in the borough.

There will be an opportunity to try different sports and activities on site, including low-impact tas...

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ANTI-CRIME WORKSHOPS 2019

29 Apr 2019

HAVE YOU BEEN SCAMMED OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO HAS!!!

AGEnda are holding ANTI-CRIME WORKSHOPS in your area to provide you with support and information on scams, home safety and anti social behaviour (ASB).

The workshops will last approx. 1 hour and a cup of tea/coffee and tray bake will be provided.

“Events have been kindly funded by Assets Recovery Community Scheme”

DATE VENUE TIME Monday 29th April 2019

BANGOR - Community Hub

Hamilton Road, Bangor BT20 4L...

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Successful Fear of Crime Roadshow

5 Mar 2018

What a week for AGE North Down & Ards (AGEnda); 5 venues, hundreds of people, thousands of sandwiches and lots of conversation. AGEnda’s Fear of Crime programme was delivered across Ards & North Down last week, and the feedback has been great so far. The programme provided advice and information on how older – and younger people – could take simple steps to protect themselves from crime, scams and feel less lonely. 

The events took place in Newtownards, Holywood, Bangor, Comber...

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Chi-Me Class

26 Jan 2018

As part of the Everybody Active 2020 programme we are pleased to offer a Chi-Me class. Chi-Me is a low Impact and light intensity class which is based on a series of Tai Chi influenced exercises that can help to improve mental wellbeing whilst improving strength, flexibility, balance and co-ordination, other potential health benefits may include improved heart function and normalised blood pressure.

 

Almost anyone can take part in Chi-Me, even those with conditions that may exc...

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Elder Abuse Response Helpline Live in Northern Ireland

10 Nov 2017

Our Northern Ireland based Helpline can help anyone who is concerned or has experienced abuse, providing them withanyone who is concerned or has witnessed abuse. anyone who is concerned or has witnessed abuse.advice and guidance on options. The call is free and operators are available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm on 080 8808 8141.

Help is just a phone-call away!

Our Helpline service is now live and taking calls, supported by our dedicated, locally trained volunteers. You can down...

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Action on Elder Abuse NI

3 Oct 2017 Elder Abuse Response Helpline

 

Aware of elder abuse?
The solution is in your hands.

If you are an older person and concerned about or affected by abuse it is vital that you understand this is not your fault and there are ways to get help and support. You can ring our dedicated, specialist helpline for advice, support and guidance.

If you are worried about an older person or suspect someone you know is being abused, you must speak out and our helpline team will gi...

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Womens Aid Facebook Safety Guide

2 Oct 2017

Please find attached a very useful guide to keeping women safe while using facebook.

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Community Activities for ALL

1 Oct 2017

Please see attached information regarding Council supported Community Activity Programmes within the Borough this year.

Programmes run from 18th September 2017 to 22nd June 2018

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Important information about the Flu Vaccine

23 Oct 2017

DON'T PUT IT OFF - GET THE FLU JAB NOW

Flu vaccination is an easy way to stay well this winter

In this special edition of Your Health, NHS Choices explains who is entitled to a free flu vaccine. The vaccine is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications.

Flu vaccination is particularly important for those who are at increased risk from the effects of flu, including:

Pregnant women Children aged 2 or 3 Peop...
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