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
Join us at our next open forum event, taking place on Monday 23rd April at The Wakes, Oakengates where we’ll be finding out how to protect ourselves and our money from scammers and fraudsters. Millions of people of all ages are targeted … 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
Members and non-members joined us at our first meeting at Meeting Point House. On this occasion we invited people to take part in an interactive session about the importance of keeping warm through the cold winter months to maintain a good level … Read more
Our Annual General Meeting took place on Monday 19th September at The Place, Oakengates, where Chairperson Sue Palmer paid thanked Forum Co-ordinator Anne-Marie Davies for her hard work over the last seven years including a successful application for Big Lottery funding. She … Read more