Ellesmere Port

All events listed are for people over 50 and FREE (unless stated)

Better Lives Club – Bridge Wellness Gardens

The club consists of several activities, some are creative such as card making, knit and natter, and baking. Others are wellbeing related – meditation, chair yoga and wellbeing hour.

Starting August – dates to be confirmed.


Listening Ear

Over 50? Experiencing social isolation?

Listening Ear is a Counselling and Horticultural Therapy service for men over 50 in the Cheshire area who are experiencing social isolation due to ‘major life changes’ in later life.

To access the service please complete a referral form which will be available from your GP.


Lite Bites Lunch Club

The Lite Bites Cafes provide a welcoming place for older people to meet socially and share a hot 2 course lunch as well as take part in activities to encourage social interaction and reduce loneliness and isolation in Ellesmere Port.

Flatt Lane Lite Bites: Mondays 12pm – 2.30pm at Flatt Lane Community Centre, Flatt Lane.

Stanney Grange Lite Bites: Thursdays 12pm – 2.30pm at Stanney Grange Community Centre, Alnwick Drive.

Drop in for a chat or for more details call 07722 072910 or e-mail flattlanelitebites@yahoo.com


Men in Sheds

Age UK Cheshire’s Men in Sheds project is for older men who may be feeling isolated due to bereavement, depression, redundancy or retirement and are looking to meet new people, enjoy a bit of camaraderie and learn and share new skills.

The shed runs Mon – Thurs, 10am – 4pm.

For more information on the ‘Sheds’ projects, please contact: t:01606 884923 e:frank.hayes@ageukcheshire.org.uk.

Not Ready Yet

You may not feel ready for retirement and wish to continue in employment…or you may be considering retirement but unsure of how to use your time. Our activities our aimed at people who suddenly find themselves looking at the prospect of early retirement due to any number of reasons from redundancy to changes in health.

  • Wednesday Walkers – Rivacre Valley, Ellesmere Port
    Meet outside Rangers office at 3.15pm every Wednesday, starting 20th June 2018. Please book in advance where possible.
    A short stroll through the beautiful Rivacre Valley Nature Reserve accompanied by ranger, Paul Taylor. Suitable for all abilities.
  • Woodworking Group – Rivacre Valley, Ellesmere Port. Meet outside Rangers office at 1pm every Thursday, starting 21st June 2018. Please book in advance where possible. An opportunity to try out a variety of woodworking tools and skills to make small items such as bird boxes, Christmas decorations etc.
  • Friday 50+ Social – Whitby Park Community Cafe, Ellesmere Port 10am – 12pm on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from July 2018 onwards. Free to attend but refreshments available to purchase. Social outings/lunch trips – Trips organised on a regular basis, with transport provided. Costs vary dependent on distance and venue.

For more information on any of our activities or services, or if you wish to reserve a place on any of our current activities, please contact Heather Collin on heather.collin@mha.org.uk or call 0151 357 3873.












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