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Volunteers wanted for exciting new project

Want to help people aged 60+ keep warm and healthy during the cold months this winter? Can you help an older person living in your neighbourhood?


If you have 2 hours per week available- please get in touch. This limited volunteering opportunity is available on a first come first serve basis.



Added by Ruth Cherrington on January 24, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments

Haringey Forum for Older People

Hello Bowes and Bounds Connected

I feel very fortunate to have started a new post at Age UK working with the Forum for Older People as Development Officer.

The Forum has been in existence for almost 10 years and has done much good work across the Borough, putting across the views of older people from diverse backgrounds and circumstances, campaiging on many issues and raising awareness of the needs and potential of…


Added by Ruth Cherrington on October 31, 2011 at 11:30 — 2 Comments

Neighbourhoods Connect -can you spare a bit of time?


Looking out for older neighbours in Bowes and Bounds- can you spare a bit of time?

You may have recently read about the Neighbourhoods Connect initiative on this website. One part of…


Added by Ruth Cherrington on March 1, 2011 at 14:30 — 2 Comments

Request for Help with Video Camera Lost Content!

One of my regulars at the 128 Myddleton Road drop-in for the over 65s every other Thursday, has a problem with his video camera and I’m wondering if anyone on the site can help.

He seems to have lost a huge amount of work and film, over 100 hours, somehow and can’t retrieve from the disc. It’s a Sony Video 125 (he thinks). 

Does that make sense to anyone? Does anyone know if this data can be retrieved somehow because it was painstaking work and a great shame to lose it… Continue

Added by Ruth Cherrington on January 10, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments

Good Neighbourliness, technology, itea and social media surgeries

hi folks,


Just a few ideas about neighbourliness and what we might like to offer/receive. Most of you probably have a lot to offer but not much time that is why we are encouraging even short bits of help to take place as part of good neighbourliness.

You might or might not be a cuppa and chat type of person... you might be more willing and able to do something else.


Age UK have a lot of ideas, events and activities around technology and older people.…


Added by Ruth Cherrington on December 14, 2010 at 9:30 — No Comments

Do you know about 128 Myddleton Road?

Haringey Neighbourhoods Connect @128 Myddleton Road

Myddleton Road is an interesting street. And amongst the interesting places along this street is 128, a shop that has been transformed into a community centre with many uses.

Every other Thursday, between 2 -4pm, there is a drop-in for older people, with tea, biscuits and cake… Continue

Added by Ruth Cherrington on November 17, 2010 at 14:30 — No Comments

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