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Meeting November 17th 2021

Don’t Be Scared of Scams:

Just Learn to be Aware

Wednesday Nov 17th, 1.30pm start

Hornsey Parish Church Hall,
Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park, Doors open from 1pm. NB Doors may be kept open so bring warm clothing.

Latest Newsletter

Click here to find the November Bulletin

Pensions

The Triple Lock is essential to uprate the State Pension, but is in danger. Click here to see the latest NPC press release.

Fuel Poverty and Excess Winter Deaths

‘Fuel Poverty Action’ say know your rights. Click here for a mini-guide to your energy rights.

On Nov. 26th pensioners protest at Excess Winter Deaths. Click here for a leaflet about the protest.

Ham & High published our column on Oct. 21st. Click here to see the text.



Meeting on October 20th 2021

Volunteers helping to protect

Haringey’s open spaces

Lucy Roots

Friends of Queen’s Wood, Ecology Liaison, www.fqw.org.uk

                 WEDNESDAY October 20 2021 at 1.30pm

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

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

NB All doors will be kept open so bring warm clothing.

Here is the October Bulletin.



Our 1st Live Meeting In 19 Months: Mind Over Matter – Depression?

WEDNESDAY September 15th 2021 at 1.30pm

Our speaker, expert by experience, will recount how she dealt with her own problems. Plus a discussion on local support services.

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH (Entrance on Cranley Gardens through car park. Doors open from 1pm.

NB. All doors will be kept open, so bring warm clothing.)

The September bulletin has lots of news.

Hornsey Pensioners in the Ham & High

Hornsey Pensioners Action Group had a letter published in the Ham & High on September 2nd and a column printed on September 9th. https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/janet-shaprio-on-hornsey-pensioners-action-group-8296546



August 2021 bulletin

Read the August bulletin here. Take note of all the warnings. There is a video of the local flooding and our usual story page.

Health & Care Bill

The National Pensioners Convention, General Secretary, Jan Shortt has written to all MPs urging them to oppose this bill. Anyone can use her letter that can be found at www.npcuk.org to help them write to their own MP. Read more in the August bulletin.

Our column in Ham & High Broadway

Hornsey Pensioners Action Group have a regular column in Ham & High Broadway. For the one printed on July 29th, download the word file here. or use the link: https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/janet-shapiro-on-nhs-and-care-bill-8182578 

Free prescriptions consultation. DO RESPOND!

Department of Health and Social Care  Published 1 July 2021 Consultation to last 2 months. See Consultation on aligning the upper age for NHS prescription exemptions with State Pension age – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) The consultation seeks views from the public, healthcare organisations and staff on options for implementing a change in the age at which people in England become eligible for free prescriptions from the current age of 60, to 66 years of age. See the HPAG response in the August bulletin.

Haringey Over 50s Forum

Their website is at https://ho50s.org.uk A recent message is: ‘Members are again encouraged to sign this online petition to ‘Create a legal right for patients to receive timely face-to-face GP appointments’ on https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/587701. James Cowling [email protected] offers to help to access the petition or the committee can help.

National Pensioners Convention June Webinars

There were 4 webinars to replace the usual seaside convention.

Reports of these are given here and here.



July 2021 bulletin and news

The July Bulletin can be downloaded here.

A report of the first 2 webinars can be downloaded. These virtual presentations replace the usual live NPC convention at the seaside.

‘Eccentric home of intellectuals is lost after 144 years’. This is a report about the Mary Feilding Guild care Home in the Ham & High on July 1st – Writer Francis Beckett on Mary Feilding Guild closure | Hampstead Highgate Express (hamhigh.co.uk).