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Full of Life - Older People's Week 2014

Saturday 27th September To Friday 3rd October 2014

Keywords: Events Community

Full Of Life

Celebrate Older People’s Week


In Bradford District - Saturday 27 September To Friday 3 October 2014



We Love Eating - Campaign Launch

Wednesday 17th September

Keywords: Health

Campaign Launch

Forster’s Bistro, 9 Aldermanbury, Centenary Square, 
Bradford, BD1 1SD

Wednesday 17th September, 12.30 - 3.30pm



Grassroots Giving, Skipton Building Society

6 June 2014

Keywords: Bfunded Donations Funding

Deadline 31 July 2014

161 donations of £500 will be made to community groups in the UK through Skipton Building Society's Grassroots Giving programme.

"If you are a small group that is working to help those in your local neighbourhood this is for you."



BOPA - could you be our new committee member?

June 2014

Keywords: BOPA Committee

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Do you want to make a difference for Older People
  • Do you want to use your skills to make positive changes in your community?

If so, read on!



Making Diversity Interventions Count (MDIC) 17th June 2014 - last few places available.

June 2014

Keywords: Diversity Conferences

Don’t miss out on this exciting event last few places remaining!

Making Diversity Interventions Count – 4th International Conference

Tuesday 17th June 2014, University of Bradford

With contributions from a wide range of eminent national and international speakers, this popular conference will feature the latest research and development and the synthesis and application of knowledge. The conference aims to explore the varying interventions aimed at advancing equality, with the objective of informing the development of good practice in the effective use of diversity interventions in organisations.



Self Care information packs

May 2014

Keywords: Self Care Health

Self Care

To support people with long term conditions, four Self-Care Packs have been developed. These cover Dementia, Heart Failure, Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

These packs are designed to support an empower people to feel more confident about self-care, maintaining independence, control and responsibility. The packs are a useful resource in supporting people to manage and understand their conditions better.



New BOPA website launched

14th May 2014

Welcome to the new look BOPA website!


Bowling College Open Day Invitation

Fri 13th June 2014 - 1pm until 4pm

Keywords: Open Days ESOL Training

The event will give you the chance to view the learning environment, the facilities and network with our current partners including Health & Social and Childcare providers, Housing Associations, the Job Centres, referral agencies and representatives from community groups.



Starting an Allotment - Training Sessions

March 2014 - October 2014

Keywords: BCEP Community Allotments Training

  • Want to start an allotment?
  • Need a few tips and hints?
  • Not sure where to start?

Bradford Community Environment Project are holding free training sessions in starting your own allotment throughout 2014 at Scotchman Road Allotment Site (Opposite Margaret McMillan Primary Sch), Scotchman Road BD9.



Campaign to End Loneliness Research Bulletin 9 published

February 2014

Keywords: Loneliness Health Research

Campaign To End Loneliness

The Campaign to End Loneliness Research Hub supports the work of the Campaign by gathering, communicating and contributing to the evidence base around loneliness and isolation. The Research Hub aims to fill gaps in the research and engage in areas of controversy and debate. Members of the Hub include leading academics in the field along with public and voluntary sector representatives.



About BOPA

BOPA is an established and successful community based organisation working on behalf of older people in the Bradford District.


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