Author: Jean

Digest-January 2021

SOUTHEND & DISTRICT PENSIONER’S CAMPAIGN January 2021 At your age people expect you to be calm, dignified and sober – disappoint them! The Outlook Altho I wish everyone a Happy New Year I fear it will be a long time coming.  At the moment, ie, early January we have to …

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Digest-December 2020

SOUTHEND & DISTRICT PENSIONER’S CAMPAIGN December 2020 Merry Christmas In Committee We were pleased that the Balmoral Centre reopened as covid safe after the November lockdown expired.  Note, this holds good for members meetings.  As the next is in a few days time,   we had to consider its catering.  We …

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NPC December Campaign! Bulletin

 The December issue of Campaign! is out now Great stories include:  NPC calls for Older People’s Commissioner at Human Rights webinar Pensions & Incomes WP meets BBC Policy Director MPs must save universal entitlements Public Transport may not recover unless action taken  and much much more…You can download the campaign fromhttps://www.npcuk.org/post/campaign-bulletin

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Digest – November 2020

SOUTHEND & DISTRICT PENSIONER’S CAMPAIGN November 2020 The best part of living is to know how to grow old gracefully! Barbara Armitage Our congratulations to her on nomination as a “Good for Leigh Winner”.  Mentioned is her working life as a social worker for SBC and ECC, her work for …

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NPC in talks with BBC over 75s free licence fee.

BBC to consult NPC after over 75s free licence summit with new Director General Tim Davie The BBC will meet with the National Pensioners Convention to better understand issues around a raft of concerns affecting the UK’s oldest and most vulnerable. NPC will continue to brief the BBC on our views on …

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Covid 19 Advice Southend Council

Information on travelling and mixing households between COVID medium and high alert level areas Please see below information on COVID-alert levels and how it affects travel and household mixing across those areas: The restrictions apply to you as an individual. If you live in a medium alert area (such as …

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Lottery Application 2020/1

Southend & District Pensioners President: David Norman MBE. Margaret Haydon 18 Fremantle                        Shoeburyness August 2020                                                                                     SS3 9HU Dear Member, We have all had a challenging year and I would to thank you all for your continuing support of the lottery. During the lockdown the Committee met in the garden at …

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October Digest

SOUTHEND & DISTRICT PENSIONER’S CAMPAIGN October 2020 Notice posted at an Army Barracks.  “Beds will be made up as laid down in Standing Orders” Covid 19, SBC’s Advice on 15 October The pandemic has been going on for a long time now and we cannot thank people enough for the …

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Southend Borough Council

Dear Consultee We have started the process of talking to people about what they would like to see for the future of transport in Southend. This will inform our forthcoming Interim Transport Strategy, and further work in the future on a new Local Transport Plan. Right now, we want you …

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Have Your Say!

What do you think of cyclists on our pavements? What do think of our local Care Services? What do you think about the over 75’s paying for a Television Licence? Let us know e mail hello@southendpensioners.org.uk

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Vice-Chairman’s Report

President: Cllr David Norman MBE. Vice-Chairman’s Report Annual General Meeting 20th February 2019 Our 33rd year has been a largely positive one with a number of improvements being made. The loss of Ron Kennedy was a significant blow to us all, and he will be remembered for his great contribution …

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Statement of Accounts 2019/20

SOUTHEND & DISTRICT PENSIONS CAMPAIGN TREASURER’S REPORT FOR AGM 2018-19 Status The audited accounts show the liquid assets were Co-op bank balance, £1333.50 and cash £37.75 making a total of £1,371.25  There were no liabilities.  There are also fixed assets valued at £65 consisting of depreciatable equipment.  These are the …

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September Digest 2020

SOUTHEND & DISTRICT PENSIONER’S CAMPAIGN September 2020 “The older you get the more important it is not act your age” Covid 19 consequence As we lost many meetings due to the virus your committee decided we had paid insurance while our insurer was off risk.  The request for a refund …

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Lottery Application Form 2020/1

Southend & District Pensioner President: David Norman MBE. Margaret Haydon 18 Fremantle                        Shoeburyness August 2020                                                                                     SS3 9HU Dear Member, We have all had a challenging year and I would to thank you all for your continuing support of the lottery. During the lockdown the Committee met in the garden at …

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