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OPAL Services

Carers Connect

A new service connecting carers aged 60 or over in the rural areas of west Cheshire.

OPAL Clubs

For older people who find it difficult to take part in community social activities.


A free respite service for carers of older people living in rural West Cheshire.


A free service aimed at helping older people in rural areas access the internet.

New Horizons

Provides support to older people to take up or renew interests in hobbies and community activities

What’s Cooking

Provides support to older people to re-kindle an interest in cooking for themselves

Recent News

May Lottery Draw

The Lottery Draw for the month of May took place on 6th June 2019. The lucky draw winners are: 1st – £125 – No 382 – Ilene Hoyle 2nd– £80 – No 300 – Malpas OPAL Club 3rd– £40 – No 446 – Linda Middleton Congratulations to our winners and Good Luck to all entrants in the next

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Invitation to afternoon tea for carers

Carers week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.  We at Rural Community Services (West Cheshire), OPAL Breaktime and Carers Connect Services invite carers to an afternoon tea to celebrate the contribution you make. to

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Trustee Skillshare runner-up Award for Jane Colville

Another Skillshare runner-up award was announced today, this time for our OPAL Services Chair, Jane Colville. Jane works incredibly hard for OPAL Services and is thoroughly deserving of this recognition, if she’s not applying for funding, running Trustee meetings or giving staff much valued advice, she’s on the front line, volunteering at one of our

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Westminster Foundation
Lottery Funded
Cheshire West Carer Support