Knowsley Older People's Voice

Archive for October, 2013

Support for pension fee cap proposals

Government plans to force a limit on pension fees have received initial support from those backing the interests of savers. The proposed move is part of a clampdown on ‘rip-off’ charges which can…

Examination hearings begin for Knowsley Local Plan

A series of public hearings into Knowsley’s Local Plan Core Strategy are due to begin on Tuesday, 5 November.

Government criticised over care cost plans

A government scheme aimed at preventing older people selling homes to fund care costs has come under scrutiny.      The Government has been criticised for considering plans to block homeowners from…

Firework displays in Knowsley

Knowsley Writing Competition

Pupils fundraise for Knowsley Young Carers

Volunteering provides ‘health boost’

Volunteering provides a significant benefit to health, new research has suggested. People aged over 70 who regularly volunteer are healthier than others aged a few years younger, according to the…

Cast of West End musical support the Big Knit

Cast members of hit West End musical, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, have been getting their knitting needles out to support Age UK and innocent’s Big Knit. {DynamicContent:Social…

Your views on adult social care

We’d like to hear your views on the personalisation of adult social care.

Forum for carers

f you have caring responsibilities for somebody, you might find our Carers’ Forum useful.

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