Census Data now Available on LG Inform

The latest LG Inform newsletter is a 2021 Census special, which is now available for you to view. Find out full details below.

Age UK contracts with the Local Government Association to provide access to the local statistics tool “LG Inform” for all Age UK Partners. The tool is available here. Following the recent publication of the first results from the 2021 Census, LG Inform has uploaded this data into their system and shared full details in their latest newsletter. You can view the full newsletter here. If you have any questions, or want to discuss the LG Inform tool, please email localstatistics@ageuk.org.uk.

Creative Later Life Newsletter – March 2022

The latest edition of the Creative Later Life Newsletter is now available for partners to read.

The latest Creative Later Life e-newsletter is now available! As always, the newsletter offers a flavour of what is free, accessible and available online to everyone who wants to get creative this month. The March edition features details on the upcoming Age of Creativity Festival and some upcoming development events to help organisations to celebrate creativity all year round. Click here to view the Creative Later Life newsletter.

Latest LG Inform Newsletter now Available

The latest LG Inform newsletter is now available for you to view. Find out full details below.

Age UK contracts with the Local Government Association to provide access to the local statistics tool “LG Inform” for all Age UK Partners. The tool is available here. LG Inform has released their latest newsletter, with updates on statistics relating to the Levelling Up programme, plus a survey for users to give their views on the LG Inform platform and how it could be improved. You can view the full newsletter here. If you have any questions or want to discuss the LG Inform tool, please email localstatistics@ageuk.org.uk

Creative Later Life Newsletter – January 2022

The latest edition of the Creative Later Life Newsletter is now available for partners to read.

The latest Creative Later Life e-newsletter is now available to read. As always, the newsletter offers a flavour of what is free, accessible and available online to everyone who wants to get creative this month. The January edition features details of this year’s Age of Creativity Festival, the Arts in Care Homes project, the Art by Post project and a whole host of resources. Click here to view the Creative Later Life newsletter.

Creative Later Life Newsletter Template – November 2021

The latest edition of the Creative Later Life Newsletter is now available for partners to view, download, and adapt as you wish.

Age UK Oxfordshire’s latest creative e-newsletter template is now available for you to adapt and send to your networks if you wish. This template edition of Creative Later Life e-news offers a flavour of what is free, accessible and available online to everyone who wants to get creative this month. This template can also be adapted to highlight local creative activities, resources, and opportunities as appropriate to each local Age UK. The template can be found below along with an additional resource “Top 10 Creative Resources for Local Age UKs”.

Click below to download the template:

Please feel free to adapt and share this newsletter with your networks and colleagues. If you would like to a feature an opportunity or photo from your own project next month, then do get in touch – we’d love to hear from you hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk.

More Creative Later Life Resources

We have created a “Creative Later Life Hub” full of useful resources which can be viewed here. This is a space for local Age UKs to get support to develop their creative offer locally. You will find creative resources, inspiration and training as well as support to develop your ideas, including this list of Top Ten Creative Resources for Local Age UKs:

In addition, Ageing Better have created The National Ageing Better Co-production YouTube Channel to showcase the latest conversations and learning around co-production. This can be viewed here.

Creative Later Life Newsletter Template – September 2021

The latest edition of the Creative Later Life Newsletter is now available for partners to view, download, and adapt as you wish.

Age UK Oxfordshire’s latest e-newsletter template is now available for you to adapt and send to your networks if you wish. This template edition of Creative Later Life e-news offers a flavour of what is free, accessible and available online to everyone who wants to get creative this month. This template can also be adapted to highlight local creative activities, resources, and opportunities as appropriate to each local Age UK.

Click below to download the template:

Please feel free to share this newsletter with your networks and colleagues. If you would like to a feature an opportunity or photo from your own project next month, then do get in touch – we’d love to hear from you hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk.

More Creative Later Life Resources

We have created a “Creative Later Life Hub” full of useful resources which can be viewed here. This is a space for local Age UKs to get support to develop their creative offer locally. You will find creative resources, inspiration and training as well as support to develop your ideas

In addition, Ageing Better have created The National Ageing Better Co-production YouTube Channel to showcase the latest conversations and learning around co-production. This can be viewed here.

Creative Later Life Newsletter Template – April 2021

The latest edition of the Creative Later Life Newsletter is now available for partners to view, download, and adapt as you wish.

Age UK Oxfordshire’s latest e-newsletter template is now available for you to adapt and send to your networks if you wish. This template edition of Creative Later Life e-news offers a flavour of what is free, accessible and available online to everyone who wants to get creative this month. This template can also be adapted to highlight local creative activities, resources, and opportunities as appropriate to each local Age UK.

Click below to download the template:


Our thanks to Farrell Renowden, Head of Cultural Partnerships at Age Oxfordshire for putting this together. Farrell also runs the ‘Age of Creativity’ Festival which is a great opportunity to showcase the creative work of your organisation. For more information about the Festival, the Local Age UK creative forum or the Creative Later Life Newsletter, please contact farrellrenowden@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

Please feel free to share this newsletter with your networks and colleagues. If you would like to a feature an opportunity or photo from your own project next month, then do get in touch – we’d love to hear from you hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk.

Creative Later Life Newsletter Template – March 2021

Download the latest Creative Later Life template and register for the next Creative Later Life meeting.

Age UK Oxfordshire’s latest e-newsletter template is now available for you to adapt and send to your networks if you wish. This sixth template edition of Creative Later Life e-news offers a flavour of what is free, accessible and available online to everyone who wants to get creative this month. This template can also be adapted to highlight local creative activities, resources, and opportunities as appropriate to each local Age UK.

Click below to download the template:

Creative Later Life Meeting – Thursday 18th March

This month’s creative e-news is dedicated to May’s Age of Creativity Festival which is specifically for/ with/ by older people and focusses on those older people who have significant barriers to engagement. This year the festival provides digital and non-digital opportunities for older people, carers and supporters to try at home.  Most are free, age-friendly, dementia-friendly and accessible without signing up-with plenty of downloadable content. We also have local opportunities such as book clubs, poetry clubs and Men in Sheds groups. Please circulate through your networks and add your local creative opportunities to the website and we will market them for free nationally.

If you would like to know more about the festival, please join the next Creative Later Life meeting on Thursday 18th March,  between 11am-12pm on zoom. Please contact farrellrenowden@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk for more details.

Fundraising Bulletin #7 – Updates on Public, Corporate, Trusts and Public Sector Funding

The latest fundraising bulletin on community, corporate, public sector and trusts funding is now available.

Welcome to the latest funding bulletin. In this edition we provide an update on the March Free Wills Month campaign, details of new grant funding opportunities open to local Age UKs and a reminder of some previously featured grant opportunities.

Earlier Editions

You can view earlier editions of this bulletin below:

Bulletin 1 – August
Bulletin 2 – September
Bulletin 3 – October
Bulletin 4 – November
Bulletin 5 – December
Bulletin 6 – January

Creative Later Life Newsletter Template – February 2021

The fifth edition of the Creative Later Life Newsletter is now available for partners to view, download, and adapt as you wish.

Age UK Oxfordshire has kindly put together the latest e-newsletter template to highlight a selection of free, nationally-available creative resources that local Age UKs can adapt and send to your networks. This fifth template edition of Creative Later Life e-news offers a flavour of what is free, accessible and available online to everyone who wants to get creative this month. This template can also be adapted to highlight local creative activities, resources, and opportunities as appropriate to each local Age UK.

Click below to view, download, and adapt the newsletter template:

Our thanks to Farrell Renowden, Head of Cultural Partnerships at Age Oxfordshire for putting this together. Farrell also runs the ‘Age of Creativity’ Festival which is a great opportunity to showcase the creative work of your organisation. For more information about the Festival, the Local Age UK creative forum or the Creative Later Life Newsletter, please contact farrellrenowden@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

Please feel free to share this newsletter with your networks and colleagues. If you would like to a feature an opportunity or photo from your own project next month, then do get in touch – we’d love to hear from you hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk.