Activities and Events

September 16th (A meeting that clashes with ours)
Haringey Forum for Older People and the local Clinical Commissioning Group hold a joint meeting on loneliness & isolation 10.30 – 3.30pm at Tottenham Leisure Centre. Enquiries James Cowling at HFOP 020 8885 8358
September 19th Friends of Muswell Hill Library announce a talk ‘Creative Writing’ by Nicola Charalambou to be held in the Adult Library 3pm – all welcome!
October 1st International Older People’s Day – an opportunity to publicise our group. November 4th Lobby of Parliament. (watch this space)
October 4th. To send a message to the Conservative government, the TUC has organised a large demonstration of opposition to austerity measures in Manchester on this day. Some of us may attend.
Unfortunately the Age UK contract to support the Caring Connections Friendship Groups has ended. Watch this space for any development.
‘Senior Citizen Coffee Morning’ also every Thursday morning at 10.30 a.m. in Alexandra park Library
Jackson’s Lane Coffee & Computers, (also on a Friday morning) enquire for this and monthly lunch club Stuart Cox Participation Manager Tel 020 8347 2411
Exercise Class Fitness and Fun for Ladies over 60 every Tuesday 10.30 to 11.30 £4.00 at Tetherdown Church Hall, Tetherdown N10 1ND
West Haringey Seniors exercise group Tuesdays 2.15 to 3.15 pm at Hornsey Vale Community Centre. 60 Mayfield Road N8 9LP  £3.50
Do you want assistance with household chores? A friend of a member, earlier seeking accommodation, is now housed but offers help for a reasonable charge.
The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) publish Campaign Bulletins such as the Age Audit giving facts and figures. Ask if you want copies.
If you want to say what you think about BBC funding try this link
http://www.radiotimes.com/win/your-views-on-the-bbc/382.html
Note that HPAG had an article about the BBC in the Broadway Ham & High on July 16th.
NPC Transport Conference: ‘New Government – where next for concessionary travel?’ Sept. 24th 11am -3pm. Book by Sept. 1st to NPC office.
GLA Older Persons Research Project – Planning Policy Review: papers available from the seminar at City Hall on July 17th. Older people need to tell planners what they want.