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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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New Monday classes to the weekly timetable! After the Autumn Half Term, Yoga with Anna Classes recommence on Monday 29th October for a new 7 week block of classes at the beautiful Manor House Library in Hither Green. Anna’s aim is to make yoga accessible, un-intimidating and above all enjoyable. Beginners Welcome. Suitable for all abilities.    Anna …

Meet Kevin George: Lewisham has a dynamic and young Public Heath Team and they are keen to get out in front of Lewisham’s looming health problems. They have planned a series of Health Talks at Lewisham Library, 7-8pm. Kevin George, former West Ham and Charlton footballer turnedhuman behaviour specialist and best-selling author of “Soccology” considers …

Wings to Windrush” to mark both RAF100 and Black History Month 2018 Sunday 21st October at 1.30pm At:  Manor House Library, SE13 Now a community library run by volunteers, this beautiful building was once the home of Local Studies Lewisham and has historic links with both the military and the Caribbean. (The Baring family were sugar …

New Community Education courses starting this month in Lewisham. September means new beginnings- so find a new skill to take you into 2019. Link to all courses: https://www.lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/education/adult/find-a-course/Pages/default.aspx A few highlights: Indian Cuisine: Transport your senses to the bustling streets of India on this Indian street food cookery course starting on Mon 17 Sept in …

Get some fresh air, be more active, meet new people. Ladywell Fields: Saturdays at 10.15am Starts: 8th Sept & 20th Oct Manor House Gardens: Thursdays at 10am Starts: 13th Sept & 18th Oct Bellingham: Fridays at 6pm Starts: 14th Sept & 19th Oct The courses are delivered by qualified instructors. You must attend the first …

‘I enjoyed making new friends with the older people and creating a positive impact on their lives. I felt really glad that I was part of this meaningful service!’ 💝 Food2You urgently needs Shopping and Delivery Volunteers! 🛒 To get involved email Food2You@ageuklands.org.uk 🍎

Dance for Joy!NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! This course is for those wanting you use dance to express themselves freely; as opposed to as a discipline. Using contact improvisation, music, improvisation and props – whatever comes naturally to you. Lead by amiable dance & movement savant Yunkyung Song, immerse yourself in building confidence and new relationships in …

Apologies for the long post but yesterday afternoon we hosted a lovely traditional tea party. And it was wonderful! We built it and 60 people came! There were scones and lashings of jam and clotted cream, fruit punch, cake of every variety and enough tea to sink a boat. Our guests came to play and …

Walking Group Survey Are you interested in getting active by participating in walks around the area with other local carers? Walks will be 30-60 minutes long and will be led by a volunteer. This is a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy some activity while socializing with other carers. People of all abilities are …

The Positive Ageing Council are holding their next public meeting. Thursday 15th March 2018 Time: 11 am Venue: The Civic SuiSu Catford This meeting is for anyone aged 55 or over, just come along and join in. These meetings are themed around one issue. Thetheme of this meeting is Waste and Recycling. Ask your questions …