Grampian 50 + Network
Set up over twenty years ago, the Network’s original objective was to create opportunities for older people to lead more active, stimulating and rewarding lives-and it has certainly succeeded in this. Today,more than sixty Groups are affiliated to it, spread throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray,with a membership of over a thousand.
and is open to all 50+ Groups and Organizations in the North East on payment of a small fee.
Run by a committee of Volunteers, the Network-a registered Scottish Charity which promotes :-
good links between groups, sharing ideas and experiences for the benefit of its membersThe aims of the Network are :
- develops educational and recreational opportunities
- organises themed events
- provides training
- ·supports special projects
Information is distributed to members through its AGEnda newsletter and this web site
The highlights of the network calendar are:
The Ramblers’ Rendezvous – Held in a different venue each year, the rendezvous offers members a fun packed programme of outdoor and indoor activities. Now in its 25th year, this unique event attracts over 600 members over 2 days. To see what happened this year, click here.
Spring Fling – A day of indoor activities such as crafts, dance, heritage and many more built around the AGM
Week of Walks – Led by volunteers different venues each year, this event allows members with varying levels of fitness to share interesting new walks suited to their capabilities.
AGEnda newsletter published in Spring, Summer and late Autumn
Dates for your Diary
Spring Fling 11th April 2019 Venue to be confirmed
Spring Walks 23rd/24th April 2019. Alford area.
More details soon .Watch this space!
Photos of the 2018 Autumn Walks and Rendezvous are on the webiste now. You can find them in our Photo Gallery. Simply click 'more' on the menu bar.
General Data Protection Regulations
You can read our Fair Processing Notice by clicking here.
Please remember the Network has no responsibility for how Groups operate. It is up to each Group to decide how they deal with any personal data/information they have in their possession about their members.
For current news,whats been happening and feedback on events
Community Project at Balmedie Country Park
The Sandy Bothy is now open ,Friday and Saturday &Sunday from 12-3.00 for hot and cold drinks,snacks and volunteers.For more information contact [email protected] or phone 01358742557