New Over 50 Club Launched Today

The Over 50 Skill Swap Club is designed to help anyone over the age of 50 whether it is to help them meet other people or encourage them to develop their self esteem.

Club Members currently pay nothing to join and attend.

All Members are aware that this FREE Membership may not be able to continue indefinitely but every effort will be made to hold that desire for as long as possible.

The Over 50 Skill Swap Club opened on the 1st of November 2017 and welcomes NEW Members.

Amazing Skills Exchange Club

50+ Skills Exchange Club.

 

I am proud and honoured to be associated with such an amazing Club.

 

 

Back in mid-2014 I had discussions with Marie Harris and Viv Brown from Beta Futures Ltd about a Social Vision involving the over 50’s. This had been a project I had been considering setting up since I had been made redundant at the age of 49, 20 years ago, when I was told I was too old to be employed. I am still enjoying working today. Continue reading

Macmillan Coffee Morning


50+ Skills Exchange Club

Macmilan Coffee Morning

 

 

Come along to The Civic Hall, ( Town Hall ) Crawley on Wednesday 27th September between 10:30 and 12:30 to our Macmillan Coffee Morning

This is an ideal opportunity to help a great cause whilst meeting like minded people at the 50+ Skills Exchange Club.

We meet every Wednesday between 10:30 and 12:30 at the Civic Centre

All funds raised will go to this worthy cause so please find some time to pop in and give generously


Henry Smith MP backing Apprenticeships by hosting Local Jobs Fair

Job Fair

 

 

Henry Smith MP backing Apprenticeships by hosting Local Jobs Fair

 

 

Posted Wednesday 8th March 2017

Henry Smith MP has urged anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity, or knows someone who is doing so, to drop in at the 2017 Crawley Apprenticeship & Jobs Fair on Monday, 27th March, at Crawley Civic Hall from 10am until 3pm. Continue reading

50+ Skills Exchange Club

We believe that age should never be a barrier to fulfilling your potential, realising your ambitions and making a full and valuable contribution to the economy and society.
The 50+ Skills Exchange club is a meeting of like-minded people who have a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience which they are willing to pass on to others. It is a community initiative so you pay nothing to join and attend.

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50+ Clubs Calendars

50+ Clubs Calendars

Crawley Wednesdays
10:30 to 12:30
Date Venue Topic
05/10/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Margaret – Hobbies into Business
12/10/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Raj Sharma – Mayor of Crawley
19/10/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Trudi Bubb – Tall Ships Race
26/10/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Paula Ryan – Wealth Management
02/11/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Social
09/11/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Social
16/11/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Aneela- Cultural Talk
22/11/2016 Civic Hall – Committee Rm B 10.30am- 12.30pm Jeredyne -Domestic Violence Workshops
30/11/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm Liz Tubb -Raiki
07/12/2016 Civic Hall – Maple Room 10.30am- 12.30pm TBC
Redhill Thursdays
10:30 to 12:30
Date Venue Facilitator
06/10/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) Hobbies into Business – Margaret
13/10/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) Social – Carol
20/10/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) Trudi Bubb – Tall Ships Race
27/10/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) Social
03/11/2016 Harlequin Theatre Harlequin Tour
10/11/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) Paula Ryan – Wealth Management
17/11/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) David Powell -Mayor of Reigate & Banstead
24/11/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) Victims Support
01/12/2016 West Central Café (side entrance)  Aneela – Cultural Talk
08/12/2016 West Central Café (side entrance) TBC
Horsham Fridays
10:30 to 12:30
Date Venue Topic
07/10/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 Hobbies into Business
14/10/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 How to Write a Covering Letter
21/10/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 Organic Products
28/10/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 Job Search
04/11/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 TBC
11/11/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 TBC
18/11/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 Utility Warehouse
25/11/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 TBC
02/12/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 TBC
09/12/2016 Drill Hall, Denne Road, 10.30- 12.30 TBC

25 Days to Mayor’s Skydive

Mayor Chris' Charity Skydive

Mayor Chris’ Charity Skydive

 

 

 

25 Days to Mayor’s Skydive

 

 

Crawley’s Mayor Chris Cheshire has nearly reached 70% of her JustGiving target of raising £5000

Please help her achieve her objective but JustGiving a small amount as every penny helps her to achieve her target.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity. So it’s the most efficient way to donate – saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

It’s not too late to help. https://www.justgiving.com/MayorChris-skydive

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