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Older people


Pension Credits/ BBC TV Licensing Changes for the Over 75s

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Homemade Easter Cards!

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Survey: Lewisham health and physical activity strategy

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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 …

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 …

This Remembrance Sunday marks the centenary of the Armistice which ended the First World War. The Borough of Lewisham’s official civic Service will take place on Sunday 11 November at Lewisham War Memorial which is directly opposite Lewisham Hospital.  Time: 10.45am All Lewisham residents are welcome to attend the service, programmes for the service will be handed …

Nordic Walking with Sonya – in Manor House Gardens (free) Places available! Courses start on Thursday 18th Oct 10:00 – 11:00 am (every Thursday for four weeks) https://gcda.coop/lewisham-nordic-walking/