Challenging perceptions of what being old is really like… That’s Joyce Grandma Williams’ newfound mission in her 80s. The former physiotherapist and recently turned sex blogger closes our Discover Bri...Show More
From welder to factory worker, care home manager to Age UK... Over in Winsford, Neil Corbin is in the driving seat of Cheshire's newest Men In Sheds project. The most important thing on the job? Neil ...Show More
From sawing to singing... Hartford's Men In Sheds project is overseen by Gus Glynn. After spending several decades working as a self-employed plumber, it’s a job that’s proven full of surprises.
But ...Show More
A loyal husband of 50 years, a proud dad and grandad - and a worrier. That’s how Ian Potts describes himself. He’s been coming to the shed in Hartford for 8 years.
The sense of isolation after retirem...Show More
69 year old Eddie Fallows spent several decades as a chauffeur to the Mayor of Chester, escorting the good and great to Buckingham Palace and gala openings. But retirement left him bored.
Without work...Show More
Steve Jackson started his working career as a professional footballer. Then injury suddenly meant three years later he found himself married and having to enter ‘the real world’ at 21. He spent most o...Show More
At the heart of Brightlife Cheshire are our people. The people who we reach out to, the people who we support through funding and the people who believe in our ethos to tackle loneliness in our local ...Show More
What will be Brightlife Cheshire's legacy? It's a question Chris McClelland, the organisation's head is already contemplating - just three years into the five year project.
In this episode, Clare Fre...Show More
Tuesday morning’s are a hoot at Sue’s drop in club at a church in Chester. Yet many of the participants say they’re just grateful to have a reason to get up and out for the day.
From newly widowed Th...Show More
Nothing surprises Yvonne Boyle and Simone Cobbold anymore. They started Community Compass, which receives funding from Brightlife, walking the streets of Winsford asking those over 50 what services th...Show More