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Chatty Mondays at York Theatre Royal

Join us for Chatty Mondays at York Theatre Royal.
A great opportunity to meet some new friends and share stories with like minded, friendly people over a coffee!Free to attend, all ages welcome. For two hours from 10am-12pm.We can’t wait to meet you!...

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Our City Festival

'Our City Festival: One Community Many Voices' is a new event on the Sunday 27th March 2022, taking place at York Explore and the Library Lawn.We are seeking to be a festival for all York residents, groups and communities. A chance to come together as one, to have a collective voice.
The event will include vibrant content; Speakers, music, dance, theatre, art and much more....

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Nominate VCSE organisations to receive a certificate of thanks from the Lord Mayor

We need your help to shine a spotlight on those voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector groups and organisations who went above and beyond during the pandemic to support our communities across York.
We’re asking you to nominate VCSE organisations, groups and charities, to receive a certificate of thanks from the Lord Mayor of York. Nominations are now open and will close on Sunday 10 April.
A panel will shortlist the nominations and a representative from the shortlisted...

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Taster Learning Sessions - Converge at The Haven

30 Clarence Street are pleased to invite you to a series of taster learning sessions.Weekdays between 28th February - 8th April 2022 at 30 Clarence Street. Time and dates to be confirmed.You will have the opportunity to try out a wide range of classes including:

Song Writing
Music Psychology
Life Writing

You will also have the opportunity to find out much more about many learning opportunities available to you with Converge.For further information and to a...

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York Stands with Ukraine

The people of York stand with the people of Ukraine at this terrible and deeply worrying time.
The response from York's residents and businesses has been immediate and heartfelt and we are working to support this humanitarian effort. Residents who are looking for ways to support those affected by the current situation in Ukraine can now find information on the Council's website.
The new page, which has been created to hep direct support efforts, provides links to national and local campaigns...

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Your Service - latest Age Friendly survey

York is part of the Age Friendly Network which means we work towards making sure people are able to live healthy and active lives as they grow older. We have already consulted with Your Journey and Your Destination, Your Time and Your Information which is available on the Age Friendly York – documents. We can also post a printed copy of our findings and action plan if you want one (please telephone Carl Wain on 01904 554595). It’s never too late to provide feedback so just go to our...

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Age Friendly York

With around 40% of York’s population being aged 50 and over and with many people living alone, citizens, groups and organisations from across York have come together to work towards Age Friendly status for the city, to help create an even better community for older residents.
York has joined the UK network of Age Friendly communities, which is the first step towards gaining age friendly status from the World Health Organisation.
This move aims to help older people live healthy and active...

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