Meeting September 18th 2019

‘A celebration of Activism’

Anti-Apartheid movement: Patsy Pillay (video)

Archway Road Widening Scheme: Pamela Jefferys (video) Hetty Bechler’s involvement is credited.

Save Hornsey Central Cottage Hospital: Janet Shapiro

Keep Haringey Libraries Open: Stephanie Ramamurthy

WEDNESDAY September 18th 2019 at 1.30pm

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park, doors open from 1pm
Buses W7 W3 144 stop nearby


Meeting July 17th 2019

‘What is Good Mental Health?’

Dr Uttara Mandal, Consultant Psychiatrist & Millie Curtis, Assistant Psychologist

Both from Haringey Memory Service and Mental Health Service for Older People (Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Dr Mandal will explain the most common conditions in older people, whether they can be prevented and how to get help if needed

WEDNESDAY July 17th  2019, 1.30pm

at Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens, doors open at 1pm
Buses W7, W3, 144 stop nearby
See film coverage of the protests on June 21st


SAVE OUR TV LICENCE

The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) is calling on local pensioner groups, trade unions, community groups, students, members of the public, MPs and councillors to make a stand. www.npcuk.org

Our group attended the protest on Friday 21 June at 12 noon outside Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA. (Nearest tube to Oxford Circus)

we protested that:
1. The BBC’s decision to means-test the TV licence for older people
2. The Government’s decision to make the BBC pay for the concession
Bring your Local banners and placards along with whistles, drums and other instruments.

The NPC is clear – if we fail to protect this concession, the government will begin looking at the winter fuel allowance and the bus pass. Local newspaper, the Ham & High covered our June 21st protest.

Oxford Circus June 21st


Meeting on June 19th 2019

‘How to cope with Hearing Loss’

Sinead Armitage, Action on Hearing Loss.

Find out about:· The support you are entitled to, · Equipment to help you hear better, Different ways to tackle tinnitus, Helpful communication tips

Time and date: WEDNESDAY June 19th  2019 at 1.30pm

Venue: Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park.  Doors open from  1pm.

Buses W7 W3 144 stop nearby.



NPC Pensioners Parliament 11th – 13th June 2019

Can you sponsor someone to attend the Pensioners Parliament?

Do you want to go?

Hornsey Pensioners Action group discuss important issues for the retired throughout the year, but why not attend the biggest annual gathering of pensioners from across the whole of the UK. You meet pensioners from other groups, enjoy excellent debates in which everyone’s contributions are welcomed.

Those attending can have free travel on the Blackpool trams. The programme at the magnificent Winter Gardens includes social events. The Wednesday night event is in the Empress Ballroom.

Blackpool is a seaside resort with affordable accommodation. We can advise on where to stay. But you may need financial help to attend. If you are interested do come forward.  We usually provide support for two delegates, but more could go. You could travel independently or there may be places on a coach organised by Tottenham PAG and Islington Pensioners Forum.




Meeting May 15th 2019

‘The Fairness Commission –

Come and find out how to make fairness work in Haringey’

Councillor Kaushika Amin

Time and date:       WEDNESDAY May 15th  2019 at 1.30pm

Venue:              Hornsey Parish Church Hall,

Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park. 

Doors open from  1pm.

Buses W7 W3 144 stop nearby.

Hornsey Pensioners submitted a response to the Fairness Commission in February:



Meeting on April 17th 2019

Loneliness and Isolation

What can be done about it?

Sue Hessel

Sue is a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor who has worked with individuals and couples for nearly 40 years.

She also runs a local carers’ coffee morning.

There will be group discussions to seek solutions.

WEDNESDAY April 17th 2019 at 1.30pmat

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park.  Doors open from  1pm.

Buses W7 W3 144 stop nearby.