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Working together in Cheshire to reduce social isolation

Brightlife is an ambitious partnership working with local agencies from across the voluntary, public and private sector to reduce loneliness and social isolation amongst the over 50s in Cheshire West and Chester.

Our aim is to establish innovative and engaging projects, activities and networks that bring people together.

Central to the Brightlife model is the engagement of people over fifty in the design, delivery and evaluation of the programme.

Formed in April 2015 and with a scope of five years Brightlife is part of the Big Lottery’s Ageing Better Programme.

“Sometimes the best medicine is a good laugh in friendly company”

One of Brightlife’s flagship projects is its Social Prescribing Scheme which runs in three key areas: Chester (City), Winsford (Town) and Malpas (Village).

Acting as a link between formal healthcare services and the voluntary / community sector, the social prescribing scheme allows people who are vulnerable to loneliness to be referred into suitable activities and clubs in their local area.

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Brightlife Drop-in Dates Added

Brightlife is delighted to announce additional drop-in session dates in Chester…

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Sylvia’s Story

After being told she may never walk again, Sylvia Miller hit an all-time low.…

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Mr Watson’s Christmas…

Mr Watson's will be hosting a Christmas lunch at The Barbour Institute,…

Step Towards a Brighter Life

Social Prescribing

Brightlife Showreel 2016: reducing social isolation in Cheshire West and Chester

Community Compass (in Winsford and Malpas)

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Bringing Winsford communities together with music, dance, laughter and friendship thanks to the fantastically festive Chatterbox cafe team and The Mersey Forest 🎅 🎄 🥧
#MincePieMoments at Winsford Youth Forum
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Loads of fantastic media coverage this week for The Chatty Cafe Scheme providing friendly company to anyone feeling a bit lonely. Well done Alex! ...we're proud to be part of this in Winsford and Chester ...

Other bit of us talking about what we are doing! Thank you everyone so much for supporting the scheme, we are overwhelmed by the lovely emails we have received and will reply today. ❤️❤️

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