Event: Consultation on Mayor of London's transport strategy - Tues 19th September

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Connect Hackney is hosting a joint focus group with our friends at Ageing Better Camden, to discuss the Mayor of London's transport strategy from the point of view of older people.

We want to look at how we can make public transport easier to use for older people and how London’s streets can be made safer and more accessible environments.

We are looking for eight local older people who would like to take part in the focus group discussion. Could this be you? A member of the Transport for London stakeholder engagement team will be there to hear your views.

Lunch will be provided for all those taking part.  

Time and date: 10am to 12.45pm, Tuesday 19 September 

Venue: "Lift", 45 White Lion Street, London N1 9PW

If you would like to take part, please phone Kim-Lien Ong, the Connect Hackney programme administrator, on 020 7923 8360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event: Homes for Older Londoners - 18th September 2017

age uk logoAge UK London and Positive Ageing in London invite you to a joint event on 18 September on older Londoners and housing. What sort of housing do older Londoners want? With the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, about to plan a new London Housing Strategy, come along and tell us what the policies should be for housing in London.

The debate will be introduced by a range of expert speakers from key organisations.

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We are holding this event as part of a project funded by Hyde Foundation to explore older people's views on housing.

The event is from 10.00 (Registration) to 3.30, with a light lunch available.

To find out more and to register, please visit the event website.

Gordon Deuchars

Policy and Campaigns Manager

Age UK London

T: 020 7820 6777

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Event: 50+ Age and Employment in London - what do seniors want? 5th September

PAIL COLOUR LOGO 200Wise Age is supporting Positive Ageing in London's (PAiL) conference on The Role of Older Workers and the Silver Economy in London, barriers they face, benefits we bring as well as hearing about how DWP plans to roll out Universal credit will affect us all. This is your chance to make your voice heard during the Mayor's consultation on his Economic Development and Employment strategy.

Wise Age's Chief Exec is also Chair of PAiL.

Tuesday 5th September, 12.00 - 16.30

Hammersmith Job Centre
2nd Floor Conference Room, Glen House, 22 Glenthorne Road
W6 0PP

For more details, the draft agenda and to book your place please visit the event page here: 50+ Age and Employment in London.