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News forOlder people


20 December 2017

Older residents tuck into Christmas feast

More than 200 older residents enjoyed a slap-up Christmas lunch with turkey, pudding, mince pies and all the trimmings, thanks to Newham Council.​...Read more

19 December 2017

Pantomime fun is right neighbourly

Older residents from across the borough enjoyed a laugh-a-minute performance of the pantomime Rapunzel at Theatre Royal Stratford East courtesy of Newham ......Read more

22 December 2014

Christmas comes early for thousands

Three thousand elderly residents have received an early Christmas gift from Mayor Sir Robin Wales and Newham councillors who have been distributing hampers...Read more

20 October 2014

Don't miss out on renewing your freedom pass

Letters will soon be delivered to all Freedom Pass holders in Newham telling them how to renew their passes....Read more

11 April 2014

Council says you're never too old for ping pong

A campaign to encourage older and disabled people to take up ping pong has been launched in Newham. ...Read more