Category Archives: Well-being

Wise Wick Community Research Project

Social isolation and loneliness is recognised as a problem for individuals as well as communities and is a cause of serious health problems. Staying socially connected as we age, not only increases our well-being and quality of life but means that we can keep sharing the good stuff with our friends and neighbours. Wick Award Community Researchers are talking to

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Strictly Trowbridge

The Trowbridge Seniors Tea dance is becoming an institution. This Christmas the focus was on the Classic Viennese Waltz. Mr Chan and his dance team led the way as members of the community joyfully followed along. Wick Award used this opportunity to promote our new community research project looking at the experience of older people in the ward.

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Chair Disco🕺💃

Chair disco starting Friday 2nd November

A new fun fitness class has proved popular with residents. Weekly Chair Disco sessions are being hosted at Adelaide Court every Friday morning at 10.30 am. The sessions are free and fun and a great way to get active and meet new people. One Adelaide Court resident said – “This class has been a hit. I love the music –

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Trowbridge Silver Surfers

Wick Award funded the Trowbridge Silver Surfers Sessions project between October- January 2018. The Silver surfers sessions organised by Echo, delivered 8 IT training to 15+ learners aged 50+  engaging 20+ volunteers at Trowbridge Community Center. The aim of this project was to increase the skills and confidence of learners, whilst informing and opening access to benefits of the internet.

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