Knowsley Older People's Voice

Archive for February, 2014

Hunt unveils dementia care plans

Ministers have announced a range of measures to improve dementia care. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said he wanted to introduce faster diagnosis, more funding for research and greater help from…

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Women over 50 ‘trapped’ in jobs

A high number of women over the age of 50 are ‘trapped’ in low paid part-time jobs, a new study has found. The TUC said many women in this age group are held back by a ‘rigid’ workplace culture, as…

Pupils ‘go bananas’ for Fairtrade

Brand new look for Kirkby Town Centre

Plans have been approved to completely transform the appearance of Kirkby Town Centre, as part of the multi-million pound regeneration programme.

Pupils ‘go bananas’ for Fairtrade

Fears over living standards for older people

Over three-quarters of people feel living standards will fall as they approach old age, according to a new survey for The Guardian. Amid growing concern about pensions , health and social care,…

Trial to de-illuminate Knowsley section of M62

Horrid Henry helps Knowsley celebrate World Book Day

Don’t miss Postman Pat at KLCP

Everyone’s favourite postman will be delivering a huge helping of top family entertainment when Postman Pat Live comes to Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Huyton, on Sunday, 9 March.

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