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OPAL Services

OPAL In Touch

A service to enable older people with little or no prior experience of using IT, get connected.

Opal Clubs

Clubs and more…

A suite of services for older people who may find it difficult to take part in community social activities.

Breaktime Plus

A redesigned flexible support service for the Carers of older people living in rural West Cheshire.



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

Branching out

Branching Out

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

OPAL Launches a newsletter for Carers

In July OPAL launched a new monthly newsletter for carers called Breaktime. Check it out! OPAL Breaktime

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Vacancy – Communications Officer – apply by 29th July

OPAL Services is looking for a Communications Officer for 5 hours a week, to be responsible for the production and maintenance of newsletters, the website and other OPAL communications. Working mainly from home, you will be working alongside staff and trustees in a small rural charity that delivers services for older people in rural west

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‘Making caring visible, valued and supported’

Afternoon Tea for Carers – Wednesday 8th June, 2-4pm To celebrate Carers Week, Opal is hosting an afternoon tea with music at the Deeside Ramblers Hockey Club near Tarporley on Wednesday 8th June between 2pm and 4pm.  If you are an unpaid carer aged 60 + or caring for someone over 60+ in west Cheshire,

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