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10th March 2017 InfoNOW News


  • Elders Council Newsletter now available
  • Fair for You can now offer carpets and vinyl flooring
  • ‘Fixing our broken housing market’ white paper
  • Government publishes its Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Are you a YHN tenant or lease-holder and interested in housing issues?
  • Time for co-production to be business as usual
  • Energy Saving in Wingrove
  • £1.2 million in forgotten bank accounts
  • Roll out of Universal Credit in Newcastle – February and March 2017
  • £1.2 million in forgotten bank accounts
  • Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, says study

20th December 2016 InfoNOW News

  • Newcastle City Council Christmas opening times and service changes
  • Home Safety Checks from Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service
  • NICE urges collaborative working to prevent loneliness in older people
  • Newcastle University Ageing Generations Education (NUAGE), Newcastle University shortlisted for award
  • Flagship transformation of city centre street completed
  • It’s even more important than a will – do you have a Power of Attorney?
  • Park smart in Newcastle this Christmas
  • Newcastle loan shark sentenced to  prison
  • The benefits of mindfulness meditation
  • New Home Support Services from Age UK Newcastle

September 2016 InfoNOW News

New research from Swansea University challenges the idea that older people are dangerous drivers. Analysis of data on vehicle accidents showed that drivers aged 70 are involved in 3-4 times fewer accidents.

October 2016 InfoNOW News

Tree Top Village is in the heart of Central Walker and offers 75 one and two bedroom homes to rent in a brand new development on Walker Road.