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Survey: Lewisham health and physical activity strategy

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Bellingham Bowls Club Open Evening

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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:…/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 …

Bellingham Bowls Club –Open EveningFriday 14 Feb from 5.30pm.Free game of indoor bowl+ dartsLicensed bar + fish supper available.183 Bellingham Road SE6 1EQ Quiz night 29th Feb7pm £3To book email:

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: Carers Lewisham 020 8396 4998

Sydenham Garden group activities – 28A Wynell Rd, Forest Hill, SE23 2LW Garden session (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10am-12:30pm or 1:30pm-4pm) Garden is a social and therapeutic horticultural project. based in our restored Victorian Garden and Nature reserve. Sessions run weekly for two and a half hours and take part in groups of eight to twelve …

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: 

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:

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 …

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 …

Funding for arts activities for older people Remember the #LoveLewisham Campaign? Well Lewisham didnt win, but were awarded money to host a ‘Festival of Creative Ageing.’ This is being launched on Tuesday by organisers The Albany, Entelechy Arts and Lewisham Council. Outline: For three weeks in September and October 2019, Lewisham will become “a hive of creative …