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Helping you connect socially during the lockdown period and beyond.

On-line Springboard Group

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Gloucestershire Springboard is a Facebook group for older people and those supporting them, to stay in touch with each other, as well as with Age UK Gloucestershire and some of the individuals and organisations working with us. The group provides social connections, reassurance, information and ideas as well as some online activity.

The Group is private and moderated by Age UK Gloucestershire.  Older people around the county who use Facebook, can request membership by looking for Gloucestershire Springboard or visiting

For More information about Gloucestershire Springboard Facebook Group Click Here

If you’re new to technology, or would like some help or advice about setting up a Facebook account, accessing the group or other technical assistance, either email us at, or call 01452 422660 and we may be able to arrange for one of our Digital Connections volunteers to help you.

For more information about Digital Connections, Click Here

Age UK Gloucestershire Grapevine Magazine

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Our new publication is out now and it’s full of articles, stories and ideas to keep busy and positive during lockdown and beyond.

You can sign up to receive your copy of Grapevine directly through the post, or download it from our website.  To find out more click here