The Forum is a small charity with a membership of around 2330 older people in Telford & Wrekin. It promotes opportunities for older people to have a say and influence decision making, and to access information about services, activities, and volunteering opportunities. … Read more
On Wednesday July 4th 2018 we will be holding a reminiscence event at The Place, Oakengates,inviting you to view an exhibition, chat with local history groups, and with one another about how life and the town has changed in the last 50 years in Telford. … Read more
June will be Scams Awareness Month. Older people are often targeted by scammers. Research has found that 75 is the average age of reported scam victims and those over 70 have the highest detriment from a number of different scams. Older people … Read more
Over 90 people joined us at open forum event on Monday 23rd April at The Wakes, Oakengates and received valuable information about how we can all protect ourselves and our money from scammers and fraudsters. Millions of people of all ages are … Read more
The Department for Transport are currently writing an action plan to improve public transport for disabled and older people. Age UK want to make sure that the new Minister responsible knows just how important it is for people to be able to get to their hospital appointments easily. Clink this link to complete the survey.
What makes a town ‘age friendly’ and to what extent does Telford meet the mark? Over 60 people braved the heavy rain to attend our event at The Wakes, on Monday 29th January. Members took part in a lively discussion identifying aspects of … Read more
We welcomed the Telford Primary Care Wellbeing Service, South Staffs and Shropshire NHS at Meeting Point House for our open forum, Feeling Good!. The event was aimed at helping us to focus on maintaining our mental wellbeing. Atiyah Ali and Henry Sawdon-Smith talked about how … Read more
On Wednesday 25th January, Telford & Wrekin Council officers and elected members joined us to share their proposals for the 2017 – 18 budget and invite members to have their say. The consultation is now closed but more information available here, and … Read more