Author Archives: Jonathan Powell

Saron Cuppa Club

Great 50 plus session today at Saron.  There were 43 people present at this really welcoming and vibrant group. We had a great chat about a range of topics. Group leader is Lynne Woods and she is pictured displaying an … Continue reading

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Whether to Weather

Looks as if we’ve got another General Election, so the question is whether to weather?  Will we put ourselves out on a winter’s day to go and vote?  Yes we should.  We should let them know what we think, whatever … Continue reading

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October Newsletter

the October newsletter is here – just in time before the end of the month!   2019 October Newsletter

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Bytes & Bites a big success

Yesterday saw our first ever Bytes and Bites event in Carmarthen, Digital Communities Wales trained young people from Dr Mz’s to teach older folk how to use technology. Feedback has shown that this was a great event for all concerned … Continue reading

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Annual Event 2019 – Review and Photos

Have a look at our page covering this year’s event.  Let us know (by email) about what you enjoyed, what we could do better and your views on next year. See Our Page covering the event If you have some … Continue reading

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Everyday Ageism

On the 22nd October, the Older People’s Commissioner is launching her #EverydayAgeism campaign. As part of launching the campaign, we would love to hear from someone who has: Experienced ageism Been treated differently because of their age Had a change … Continue reading

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Post Office Card Accounts to be withdrawn

http://www.disabilitynottinghamshire.org.uk/2019/02/dwp-confirms-that-post-office-card-account-contract-to-end-in-november-2021/ Government provides initial details on end of POCA The Post Office Card Account (POCA) has been a payment mechanism for state benefit and pension claimants since 2003. However, parliamentarians, both in Westminster and the Welsh Assembly, continue to raise … Continue reading

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Get online week – Bytes and bites

Carmarthen 18, October https://uk.getonlineweek.com/map/events/5711  Afternoon tea followed by young people helping older people to Get Online, the youngsters will have been trained by Digital Communities Wales, the 50+ Forum, local Town Council and Dr Mz are all getting involved. Please … Continue reading

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Kerbcraft

Kerbcraft Kerbcraft is a national road safety scheme, funded by the Welsh Government and delivered by Carmarthenshire County Council.  It aims to teach children from age 5-7 how to be safer pedestrians by taking them on the real roadside and … Continue reading

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2018/19 Chairman’s Annual Report

In preparation for our September Event, we have pleasure in sharing with you our Annual report .  Attached are the English and Welsh versions… Adroddiad Blynyddol 50+ Annual report 50+

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