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Marriage and Divorce on the rise

  Marriage and divorce on the rise at 65 and over Older people in England and Wales are getting married and divorced in greater numbers. What’s behind it? Why are these so-called “silver splicers” and “silver separators” starting and ending relationships in lat...

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Fire Safety

At our Sheffield50+ meeting last week our speakers were the Fire Safety Team at the Fire and Rescue Headquarters. This was not only an interesting and informative discussion but a timely reminder that we should all think more about fire safety in our homes.   Here are a few points that...

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Neighbourhood Watch

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH Do you want to be a victim of crime? Do you want to have your house burgled , your car stolen, be pestered by bogus callers?  OF COURSE NOT. If you care about the Community at all PLEASE consider becoming a member of Neighbourhood Watch. Be active in support...

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Cycle Lane outside Westfield Health

We have been asked by Westfield Health for members' opinions regarding the cycle path immediately outside their new building on Charter Row in the City Centre particularly the customer entrance.  They have concerns about regarding safety to pedestrians as a result of cyclists ‘cut...

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Friends of Age UK Sheffield

  If you want to become a Friend of Age UK Sheffield and receive; A quarterly Magazine and events calendar posted to your home A wide range of member discounts John Lewis £50 voucher (available once during membership) Ipad loan Opportunites to be involved in consultations, focus g...

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Trying to Stop Smoking?

  "Are you a current smoker who wishes to stop smoking? Would you be interested in being supported in your stop smoking attempt by an experienced advisor and use either e-cigarettes or the NHS stop smoking services? Then contact us! Sheffield  Hallam  University is  undertaki...

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Not ready or able to retire yet?

  Thinking of staying in work for a few more years but concerned that employers will not be interested in a 60- or even 70-something? Then think again. It looks like many of Britain’s top employers have got the message that having more older people in the workforce will be essential to...

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Access Ambassadors

Access Ambassadors – over 50’s wanted to volunteer. From talking to older people across the city, we know that transport and access issues are one of the main causes of isolation – a problem that isn’t made easier living in a beautifully hilly city like ours.   This ...

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City Centre Cycling

Sheffield hosts the 2017 HSBC UK | National Circuit Championships Wednesday 19th July in the City Centre    The championships will bring an exciting evening of bike racing to the city, in which men’s and women’s titles will be decided. One of the highlights of the el...

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A moving experience

  We're moving over the next few days to our new office within the South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue HQ on Eyre Street, opposite the Moor Market. We're sorry if we're a little slow to respond to you while we move. We hope to be back up and running on Tuesday 13th June. Why don't you come a...

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