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Survey: Lewisham health and physical activity strategy

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St Patrick’s Day – Lewisham Irish Centre!

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Free 24 hr Alarm systems available for older people.

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Lewisham Council is holding a consultation about its health and physical activity strategy. They are keen to reach older people to ascertain their needs and hopes.Link to the consultation:https://consultation.lewisham.gov.uk/…/physical-activity-s…/ The Positive Ageing Council can supply hard copies. The closing date is the 15th of March.There is some entreaty for folks to share the consultation with …

St Patrick’s Day at Lewisham Irish Centre2a Davenport Road, SE6St Patrick’s Day is coming up and the team at The Irish Centre have three days of celebrations planned!

Support Groups and Events for Carers in Lewisham Free one-to-one coaching sessions for carers of people with progressive illnesses, to help them improve their wellbeing, energy and resilience from Carers Lewisham Link to the activities and events chart: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d7iKAt-MzLHDQvtygrC8wsTFqH1y3aD1/view?usp=drivesdk Carers Lewisham 020 8396 4998

Remembrance Sunday Sunday, 10 November, Time: 10.30am   This Remembrance Sunday marks the 101st anniversary of the First World War.the Armistice. Lewisham’s official civic Service will take place on Sunday 10 November at Lewisham War Memorial which is directly opposite Lewisham Hospital.   All Lewisham residents are welcome to attend the service, programmes for the …

Hither Green Festival: Arachne Press- ‘Writing the Past.’ A free literary event laid on by Arachne Press! Saturday 18 May, 7pm at Manor House Library Published authors of historical novels and poetry will be doing live readings and providing a panel about writing fiction based in the past. With Cherry Potts Rebecca Skipwith Katy Darby …

Lewisham Council is funding the fitting of  24-hour alarm systems for older, disabled or vulnerable people. You can apply to have a 24-hour alarm system fitted in your home to use in an emergency to call for help: http://ow.ly/hKXH30nKRoP 

Contact the Elderly: This charity is looking for drivers to volunteer once a month on a Sunday. They are keen to expand their service, but are limited without more volunteers. Link: https://www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk/

Lewisham Council – Warm Homes Healthy People Program Groundwork London is partnering with Lewisham Council to deliver free energy saving home visits for the the Warm Homes Healthy People scheme. Keeping warm over the winter months can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, pneumonia and depression which …

The Broadway Theatre, Catford. Join the Broadway Blazers for people aged 55 and over every Wednesday from 1-3pm. Two hours of drama, dance and singing culminating in a live stage show at Christmas! £6 a session. https://www.broadwaytheatre.org.uk

We’ve been asked to help promote a new service which starts from 1st February. Please do spread the word to older family members and neighbours. This service is aimed at people who find it difficult to use public transport for their shopping needs due to mobility and/or health issues. The service intends to help improve …