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Leeds loneliness charity OPAL hoping for final fundraising boost to finish turning derelict pub into vibrant community centre

Image by Sally-Anne Notley, Carer at OPAL

by Emily Horner A Leeds charity that helps elderly people suffering with loneliness says it hopes to finish converting a derelict pub into a community centre by June 2020. The charity, OPAL (The Older People’s Action in the Locality), established in 2002, supports the over 60s within the Horsforth area of Leeds to live their lives independently and without isolation. […]

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Loneliness can affect people of all ages, says Leeds charity

Loneliness can affect people of all ages, says Leeds charity

By Roseann Hughes RATHER THAN scaring people away this Halloween, the Love Pudsey charity will be tackling loneliness by inviting people to take part in pumpkin carving workshops this week.

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Newlyweds to spend first Christmas bringing joy to lonely in Hull

Newlyweds to spend first Christmas bringing joy to lonely in Hull

  By Chelsey Ward A HULL couple spending their first Christmas together are sharing the special day with more than 20 elderly people who would normally spend the festival season alone.

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