Ageing Better in Birmingham tender opportunity – LGBT Badging Scheme

  Ageing Better in Birmingham is out to tender for the provision of the LGBT Badging Scheme; a Project within the LGBT community Local Action Plan. This requires the design and delivery of a city-wide ‘quality mark’ badging scheme to identify places, venues, activities and services deemed ‘LGBT...
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Skittles

  A group of residents in Tyburn had set up weekly activities within their housing accomodation to encourage residents to leave their room and join the community playing cards, darts, do arts and crafts and have a meal together. The group felt they could do more to get isolated people involved,...
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Ageing Better in Birmingham Request for Quotation opportunity – Independent Evaluation for Older Carers Local Action Plan: Telebuddies and Making Space for Carers.

Ageing Better in Birmingham is requesting quotations for the provision of an independent evaluation for two projects within the Older Carers  Local Action Plan (LAP)– Telebuddies and Making Space for Carers. More information in regards to this opportunity can be found on our e-Tendering portal ...
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Lots of photos from Ageing Better activities in Birmingham

Having recently launched our Ageing Better in Birmingham Facebook page , you can now see photos from some of our Ageing Better activities. These have been provided by our Ageing Better Networks - groups of people who come together to make a change for isolated older people in Birmingham! If you log ...
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Gardening with Oxhill Road Carers

Want to grow things in the nice weather? Why not get isolated older people involved, like Oxhill Road Allotment Carers did, and apply to our fund ! People who garden together share ideas and thoughts, plan ahead together and talk about plants, flowers, vegetables and of course life in general. And e...
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Ageing Better in Birmingham tender opportunity – Community Organisers (Tyburn Local Action Plan)

  Ageing Better in Birmingham is out to tender for the provision of Community Organisers; a Project within the Tyburn Local Action Plan. Further information on our Priority Area Local Action Plans can be found on our website at www.ageingbetterinbirmingham.co.uk More information in regards to t...
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Six Streets Residents try chair based exercise

Back in March, we went to visit Mary and her group of volunteers in Sparkbrook. Mary leads an Ageing Better Network, a group called "Six Streets Residents Activity Group" which aims to help local older people in Sparkbrook by getting them active and bringing them together to make friends. The group ...
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Ageing Better in Birmingham tender opportunity – Independent Evaluation for LGBT Community Local Action Plan: Ageing with Pride and LGBT Badging Scheme

Ageing Better in Birmingham is out to tender for the provision of an independent evaluation for two projects within the LGBT Community Local Action Plan (LAP)– Ageing with Pride and LGBT Badging Scheme More information in regards to this opportunity can be found on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend ( c...
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Ageing Better in Birmingham tender opportunity – Telebuddies (Part of Older Carers Local Action Plan)

Ageing Better in Birmingham is out to tender for the provision of Telebuddies; a Project within the Older Carers Local Action Plan. Further information on our Priority Area Local Action Plans can be found on our website at www.ageingbetterinbirmingham.co.uk More information in regards to this opport...
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Update: Priority Area Local Action Plans

  As part of the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme Four Local Action Plans (LAP) are at verious stages of development for our identified priority areas (Sparkbrook; Tyburn; Older Carers; and the Older LGBT community.)  The function of these LAPs is to: Build on local consultation. Addr...
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Ageing Better in Birmingham tender opportunity - Ageing with Pride

Ageing Better in Birmingham is out to tender for the provision of Ageing with Pride; a Project within the LGBT community Local Action Plan. More information in regards to this opportunity can be found on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend ( click here ), and submissions will be managed through this syst...
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Opportunity: Digital PR related work for the programme

In line with the Marketing and Communications plan for the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme, we are seeking quotations to deliver digital PR related work. The aim of this contract is for the provision of digital PR related work for Ageing Better in Birmingham. We wish to raise the profile of th...
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Opportunity: PR related work for the programme

In line with the Marketing and Communications plan for the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme, we are seeking quotations to deliver PR related work. We wish to promote the programme to citizens of Birmingham and to raise the profile of the programme and the issue of isolation in people over the a...
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Opportunity: Independent Evaluation Design for the LGBT Community Local Action Plan

In line with the Programme Plan, draft Local Action Plans (LAP) have been developed following consultation with their respective communities of older LGBT and Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn. They will be commissioned to: Build on local consultation. Address underlying causes of social isolation for t...
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Nominate your Ageing Better activity for an Ageing Better Award!

Thank you to those of you who have started something amazing for older people by setting up a new activity through the Ageing Better in Birmingham.  So far, over 100 volunteers have taken the lead and started something amazing within their communities to help older people lead more fulfilling l...
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Ageing Better Local Action Plans: Draft Project Plan update

Four Local Action Plans (LAP) are being developed as part of the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme for our identified priority areas (Sparkbrook; Tyburn; Older Carers; and the Older LGBT community.)  The function of these LAPs is to: Build on local consultation. Address the underlying cause...
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Update: Community Consultation to develop a Local Action Plan for Sparkbrook

Ageing Better in Birmingham is currently looking at the underlying causes of isolation within our 4 priority communities (LGBT, Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn) ; to reduce isolation now and to prevent others becoming isolated in the future. To undertake this work, the programme is creating a Local Ac...
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Update: Community Consultation to develop a Local Action Plan for Older Carers

Ageing Better in Birmingham is currently looking at the underlying causes of isolation within our 4 priority communities (LGBT, Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn) ; to reduce isolation now and to prevent others becoming isolated in the future. To undertake this work, the programme is creating a Local Ac...
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Update: Community Consultation to develop a Local Action Plan for the LGBT Community

Ageing Better in Birmingham is currently looking at the underlying causes of isolation within our 4 priority communities (LGBT, Carers, Sparkbrook and Tyburn) ; to reduce isolation now and to prevent others becoming isolated in the future. To undertake this work, the programme is creating a Local Ac...
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October - Funded Activities

Every month, our Ageing Better Fun Panel has a difficult decision to make when they get together to decide what activities the fund will help paying for. These meetings usually involve discussions about how the activity will reach isolated people; how it will reduce isolation in people over 50, lead...
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