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Stat, stats, luverly stats! Look what we’ve been up to in 2018/2019:

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£2,000 donation from Evergreen

The Evergreen Club (a social group for older people) wound up recently. They generously donated £2,000 to VA. Huge thanks to them for their huge donation.

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Volunteers’ Week

Volunteers’ Week:  As a thank you to all our volunteers, we’re having a week of tea and cake from the 20th to the 24th of May! You’re very welcome to drop into the office from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to have a drink, a snack and a chat. We’d love to see you. We […]

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Stronger Seniors

Stronger Seniors is an exercise program promoting Strength, Balance, Flexibility and Confidence. It is recognised worldwide by health, social care and exercise professionals. It takes place on Mondays from 2:00pm to 2:45pm at Thrapston Baptist Church, St Pauls Gardens, Thrapston, NN14 4FE. To book or for more info call SERVE on 01933 315555.

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New policies and procedures

We have a new Health & Safety Policy and a new Complaints Procedure. They are under “Useful Information” and “Policy Documents”. Please take the time to read them.

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The State of Ageing in 2019

We are living longer than ever before and the age profile of our society is changing rapidly. The number of people aged 65 and over will increase by more than 40% within 20 years, and the number of households where the oldest person is 85 and over is increasing faster than any other age group. […]

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Busier than ever

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Recycling

Recycling:  We have a recycling box in the office so we can turn trash to cash (sorry). Items recycled include: Jewellery – gold, silver, damaged items, costume jewellery and watches. Coins and currency – banknotes and coins, UK or foreign currency of any age. Mobile phones, cameras and gadgets – video cameras, old film cameras, […]

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Anna Fernyhough donation

Anna Fernyhough has donated £100 to Volunteer Action from the sales of her book “Oundle Memories and Moments” (available from the Oundle bookshop). Many, MANY thanks to Anna for supporting us so generously and for previous donations. The pic shows Anna presenting Liz Holland, our manager, with a cheque.

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Stats! Stats! Luverly Stats!

After years of growth in passenger journeys, overall numbers for 2018 were comparable with 2017.

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