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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

‘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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OPAL Matters June 2022 – Volunteers’ edition

Our June edition of OPAL Matters celebrates Volunteers’ Week 2022 and applauds the work of the amazing volunteers who underpin the work of OPAL Services. OPAL would like to thank each and every one of them for being such an important part of our Charity. This issue also reports on the visit to Buckingham Palace

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OPAL Volunteers go to Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 18th May was a wonderful day for Mary Thompson and Lesley Duggan, two OPAL Volunteers who were chosen to represent OPAL at the Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace to mark the fact that OPAL Volunteers have attained the prestigeous Queen’s Award for Volunteering.  The weather was perfect – blue sky and sunshine, but not

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