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Free Activities for Older Adults
Sunday 1 October is officially Older People’s Day 2017, an International Day to celebrate the achievements and contributions that older people make to society.
Ever Active is celebrating Older People’s Day with a week of FREE ‘Open Door’ activities from Mon 2 – Friday 6 October 2017 in Newbury, Thatcham, Lambourn & Tilehurst. The sessions will suit a wide range of abilities and are designed to be as inclusive as possible for Older Adults, Adults that may have a disability or those that would like to meet new people!
Considering a career in Childcare? This course is due to start in September. Follow the link to find out about the childcare business grant to see if you are eligible for funding on the course. https://www.childcarebusinessgrants.com/
West Berkshire Council West Berkshire Family Information Service West Berkshire Family Hub - West
Hogan Music Hogan Academy are running a different musical activity almost every day for a month in the summer holidays, from Ukulele, Vocal and DJ workshops, to Songwriting and Studio masterclasses, plus a week-long Jam Club where kids can learn to play songs with other like-minded musicians. http://www.hoganmusic.co.uk/music-school.irs
Fantastic new booklet on being healthy to support our healthy lifestyle workshops. Contact the community learning team for details on the new programme delivered by Solutions4Health
The Community Learning team is inviting bids for Round 31 of the Community Education Fund for projects to be delivered from 1st August 2017 - 31st July 2018. This fund is focused on widening participation in Adult Education and developing opportunities for adults (19+) and families in West Berkshire.
Funding is available for projects delivering courses to priority groups, which support adults to:
• gain new skills...
• improve their health and wellbeing
• re-connect with learning
• gain employment
• support their children’s learning and development.
• achieve qualifications and progress into employment
• develop communities
In addition funding is available to support young unemployed adults aged between 16-24 years to access employment.
For more details please see further details on our website. http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=29636
West Berkshire Council