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Active Life

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Active Life

Active Life

Age UK Enfield By Age UK Enfield

Active Life Centre will give older people the opportunity to meet new friends and socialise. There is a wide range of fitness activities, classes, events and discussion groups on a range of topics.

Enfield Idea stage

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The Active Life Centre will hold a drop in centre one day on a Friday each week with a choice of fun, healthy activities that facilitate social interaction and integration. The group will select future activities and have freshly prepared nutritious lunch at the centre served by Volunteers who will support the running of the Centre. We wish to improve the life quality of isolated older people in The London Borough of Enfield through connecting them with their local community. Our objectives are to: reduce isolation, loneliness and depression; keep older people healthy & safe; facilitate wellbeing; a sense of belonging; raise levels of esteem; provide a network of people and relationships; a choice of activities and opportunities to meet other people; provide info about safety, public health, financial benefits; relevant information and signposting to local services.

What we'll deliver:

  • Hold activities and information sessions at the Active Life Centre
  • Provide nutritious lunch to people attending the Active Life Centre
  • Provide opportunities for young people and students to have placements / work experience
  • Recruiting voluteers to support the Active Life Centre
  • Reduce social isolation of older people living alone, who are socially isolated

Why it's a great idea:

Many people who will attend the Active Life Centre are recovering from circumstances that have forced isolation and depression on them, such as bereavement and major health difficulties as well as severe mobility problems. The project brings everyone together to enjoy the activities, have a chat, and enjoy a hot freshly cooked lunch.

Steps to get it done:

  • To hold an event around falls prevention
  • To hold an event around healthy eating
  • To hold an event around safety in the community and at home
  • To hold an event around staying healthy and active


Location Enfield

About the space


London Borough of Enfield

How will the money be spent?Total £15,414

Active Life manager - £6,279 (41%)
Hire of hall - £2,600 (17%)
Volunteer expenses - £1,550 (10%)
Day trips - £1,500 (10%)
Tutors - Events - £1,500 (10%)
Publicity / Marketing - £500 (3%)
Other - £1,485 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

Active Life manager
Hire of hall
Volunteer expenses
Day trips
Tutors - Events
Publicity / Marketing
Other Read More
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £15,414

Our Volunteer List

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