Deadline for spending old £5 notes

  The Bank of England has warned British households that they need to spend or exchange old style £5 notes before they become worthless after May 5th. The Bank of England estimates that the number of old notes in circulation has already halved, but that still means there are 165million of the notes still out there. High street banks are not obliged to exchange them after the May deadline, but the Bank of England has a legal obligation to do so.

Community Falls Prevention

FALLS,  FOOTWEAR &  EXERCISE The community falls team are part of the NHS, led by physiotherapists and  occupational therapists.  We were delighted to help the team hold an 8 week pilot bringing their services to the Seacroft Community.  In addition to this we have received funding to offer sturdy slippers to those attending  by the local council. Poorly fitting shoes or slippers and poor foot health contribute to risks of falling. A significant number of older people fall every year because of slippers that do not fit very well or have become unsafe through wear and tear – a problem identified as one of the main causes of falls. Shoes … Continued

Fun over 60’s Excercise sessions

Chair Based Exercise Designed for older people this is a great, relaxing way to keep fit.  The classes are for everyone no matter how fit, or unfit you are.  We always make time for a drink and chat and have a lot of fun. Our qualified instructor leads this fun filled class! Come join us on a Wednesday morning at 10.30.  Cost £2.50.

Lots of offers for the over 60s

The following offers are in place for the over 60’s: Every B&Q store across the UK offers a special Wednesday deal for people over 60. People over 60 can sign up for Boots Health Club to receive 10% selected Boots brand products when you shop. Other exclusive savings for club members include 25% off Boots brand glasses at Boots Opticians and a free hearing test at Boots Hearing Care Centres. if you’re over 55, you can take advantage of Odeon Silver Cinema deals, with tickets available on selected films and screening times from as little as £3 when you book in the cinema, or £3.50 online. You can book up … Continued