Roy’s recreational retirement

1 Feb, 2017

Bridgend resident Roy Thomas has found a new lease of life in retirement, using the local library and leisure facilities to learn new skills and keep active. On retiring, Roy […]

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OlympAge

1 Feb, 2017

The Sport, Play and Active Wellbeing Team at Bridgend County Borough Council has worked with partner organisations over the last year or so to deliver ‘Later Life Training’ to staff […]

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Local Community Co-ordinators – Alma’s story

1 Feb, 2017

Alma suffers from declining physical health and was increasingly isolated, leading to feelings of depression. She had experienced falls and had been referred to the day hospital as well as […]

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