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OPAL Services

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


Our  new newsletter has just been published.  Please have a read to see what we’ve been up to. RCS-OPAL Services Newsletter Issue 3  

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Social Media at GoOnLine

Our GoOnLine service is now on Twitter and Instagram. To see what happens at our sessions please join us at: Twitter – @opal_GoOnLine Instagram – opalgoonlineservice

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Scaling The Heights

On Friday 25 August, long serving volunteer, Eric Platt from Malpas OPAL Club, scaled the dizzy heights of the Velocity Zip Line in Bethesda, Wales, Europe’s longest and the world’s fastest Zipline. Last year, Eric underwent intensive treatment for throat cancer and this was his way of celebrating his recovery. As well as taking on

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