9 July 2020
Updates on the coronavirus and plastic free July.
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Hello and welcome to Kate Bowman who has joined InformationNOW this week as the new Development Manager while Lauren is away on maternity leave.
Over the next few week’s Kate will be taking the reigns as Lauren prepares to leave on 16th June. Kate is working full time Monday to Friday. Her contact details are Kate.Bowman@newcastle.gov.uk and Tel 0191 208 2703.
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By 2024, more than one in four of us will be over 60. Our longer lives are one of society’s greatest achievements. But while many already enjoy a good later life, others risk ill health, poverty and loneliness. At the same time, many in mid-life are struggling to get by and aren’t in a position to think about or plan for later life.
Read in full here
Here are some helpful tips to help protect your computer from future attacks from the ransomware virus that recently attacked NHS computers.
4 June, 1.00pm to 4.00pm at Northern Stage, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service is organising an Alternative General Election Hustings. This is your opportunity to say what you think are the most important issues for local communities and those who work in Newcastle and Gateshead.
Monday 22nd MAY, 10am – 12pm
Broadacre House, Room 11,Market Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6HQ
Places are still available to learn about how to act when someone elderly slips, trips and falls.
Please contact Jade Bambrough on 07961295837 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Would you like to do some regular gentle exercise including chair exercises? Walkerville Community Centre is hosting some regular sessions. Contact Gwen Smee on 07500623864.
Read more about chair fitness activities in Newcastle.
Job Bullman (Weatherspoon’s pub, off Gosforth high street)
Sessions start on 13th June. Contact Jude at Chain Reaction on 0300 300 7070
Beginners are welcome at this free session.
Jesmond’s annual communtiy fesitval is back with a full programme of events and activities.
Find out what’s going on here
The Alzheimer’s Society are hosting an event to give you the opportunity to ask questions and find support. Come and join them on: 23rd May,
10 – 4 pm at:
23-24 Northumberland Street (by NatWest)
Newcastle upon Tyne
Find out what’s going on here
The Late Shows are on this weekend. Enjoy a weekend of free activities on 19 and 20 May from 7pm. Ouseburn area has a regular shuttle bus and you can jump on board the city sightseeing buses.Find out more and download the routes here
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Development Manager (Information and advice), Quality of Life Partnership
Last updated: December 5, 2018