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Volunteer Drivers, Nottingham

Various organisations are seeking volunteer drivers: Notts County Council, includes Broxtowe, Rushcliffe etc.: https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/transport/community-accessible-transport/volunteer-drivers

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Beeston ShopMobility leaving Oban House

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Update: As of Dec 2020, Beeston Shopmobility (mobility scooters) is leaving Oban House and hoping to get new premises shortly See their Facebook page for updates:  https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011192477098 Old: 2018: Great news that Beeston Shopmobility (mobility scooters) is now in Oban … Continue reading

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Carer Support Groups

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Useful notes for Carers: http://www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk/kb5/nottinghamshire/directory/landing.page?newdirectorychannel=1 Carers Trust East Midlands offer a range of support and services for carers that can be accessed via the Nottinghamshire Carers Hub There are flyers at eg Tescos, PostOffice, Library etc. We have photographed and … Continue reading

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1m people owed refund on Lasting Power of Attorney fees made in last 5 years

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/family/2018/02/100000s-owed-refund-of-power-of-attorney-fees 

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Help With Living Independently

– https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/for-you/housing/living-independently/ http://hoop.eac.org.uk/hoop/start.aspx?lid=262 –

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Local Assisted Housing Options

Council run housing schemes: Broxtowe Retirement Living: Broxtowe Borough Council manages over 1,300 Retirement Living properties. Retirement Living offers comfortable and affordable housing, which provides support and safety, while still allowing you to maintain your privacy and independence. See link … Continue reading

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News Feeds

RVS News Feed:  https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/news-and-events/news    

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Cycling Without Age

Marvellous idea that has become a global movement. Cyclists take elderly people from nursing homes out on outings on special bicycle rickshaws: From one guys idea in Copenhagen, people are now doing this all round the world. It would be … Continue reading

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Benefits – What Benefits are Available for the over 60’s ?

Citizens advice are usually the first port of call, as they have advisers who are familiar with this area.  https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/broxtowe/contact-us/ There are at least 10 benefits you may be eligible for, depending on your health and income. This is an … Continue reading

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