Project categories: Over 50's

Lockdown Lunch Deliveries

During the first Covid lockdown, Bountagu had to stop their regular activities, including the weekly coffee mornings that had been running for so long. The 50+ group were concerned for the well-being of some of their regular members, as well as others in the community, and so the Weekly Meal Delivery project was born, which …

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Bountagu Lunch Club

Bountagu’s 50+ group often trial new projects to build on the coffee mornings, expand the activities offered and reach some more people. One of these trialled during 2019-20 was a monthly Lunch Club, held on the First Wednesday afternoon of each month, and designed to encourage new connections and recruit new participants in the weekly …

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Bountagu Community Choir

Bountagu’s 50+ group often trial new projects to build on the coffee mornings, expand the activities offered and reach some more people. During 2019, one of these was a monthly community choir, held on Wednesday afternoons and designed to build more cross-generational connections. Bountagu Community Choir ran during 2019-20, welcoming all ages on the second …

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Friday Coffee Mornings @ St Peter’s

For several years, local resident volunteers Colleen and Rose run a coffee morning each Friday, funded by Bountagu. The sessions are well-established, and moved to St Peter’s Church in 2018. They have about 20 people coming regularly, but there’s no commitment to attend each week. The venue is ground level, easily accessible, and easily reached …

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