Good times at The Bradbury

Stewart Hyde is well known at The Bradbury for dressing up for special events, initiating trips out and getting thoroughly involved, but it wasn’t always like that. Read more

The value of volunteering

When Jane D’Souza retired from being a GP in 2013, she knew she would need to do something equally useful in the community. Read more

‘Ain’t no mountain high enough!

Michael Ormerod, who at 77, is soon to set off across the Alps on his bike from Lyon to Nice. Read more

When life changes

Born in 1927, local man John White has led a rich life, both professionally and personally, driven by a deep desire to learn and progress. Read more

Embracing Digital Life

A recent report by media regulator Ofcom found the number of people over 65 years old accessing the internet has jumped by almost a quarter to 52% in one year, fuelled largely by the increasing popularity of tablet computers. Read more

Amy Amazing!

When Amy told us how she was to celebrate her 90th Birthday, she kicked up a storm proving that for her, age is just a number. Read more

Raleigh House community in lockdown

Whilst we’ve been in lockdown, we’ve been keeping in touch with our regular volunteers, many of whom are older people for whom volunteering is vital for their own wellbeing. Read more

Dear Klaire... The Bradbury community in lockdown

During lockdown we’ve been keeping in touch with Bradbury members and volunteers, and they've sent us lots of lovely feedback about what they've been doing, and what they miss and value about the centre. Read more

Raleigh House community in lockdown - part 2

In Volunteers Week 2020 we're focusing on some of our Raleigh House volunteers, themselves in lockdown. Read more

The Bradbury community in lockdown... 'An oasis for the wellbeing of the elderly'

More feedback from our community of Bradbury members and volunteers during the pandemic. Read more