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Sporting Stories ‘stars’ meet West Ham United team

West Ham United met with some of its older fans in training last week (Tuesday 17 March 2015), as part of Sporting Stories, a programme set up to address the growing problem of loneliness.

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Nurses take trip down memory lane to celebrate the future of Retired Nurses National Home

Nurses in Bournemouth took a trip down memory lane today, Wednesday 25 March, to celebrate a new chapter in the history of the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) in Riverside Avenue.

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Beautiful bouquets from our friends at Flying Flowers

This Mother’s Day, we’ve teamed up with Flying Flowers to help you make sure that mums up and down the country feel extra special on Sunday 15 March.

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Sporting Stories helps kick-out loneliness

Friends of the Elderly and West Ham United Foundation are delighted to announce the launch of a new initiative, in partnership with Barclays Digital Eagles, aimed at addressing loneliness.

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Event – County Ground Cuppa

Sussex Cricket in the Community will be hosting the first ever County Ground Cuppa on Thursday 29 January, in partnership with our Be a Friend campaign.

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Event – Sporting Stories in partnership with West Ham United Foundation

We have teamed up with West Ham United Football Club and Barclays Digital Eagles to host an event for older men in the local community.

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Charity of the Year partnership is a great success

As our Charity of the Year partnership with Wragge, Lawrence & Co draws to a close, we look back over the successful year.

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Poll shows we want to do more to help older people at Christmas time but don’t know how

Friends of the Elderly is calling on everyone to Be a Friend and reach out to the half a million older people who will spend Christmas alone this year.

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Postage stamp appeal

This year, we want your used stamps! For every stamp you send, we receive a donation towards our work supporting older people.

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One in four conceal their restricted use of energy from family and friends

People can take part in the Great British Switch to see if they can save money on their energy, and for every switch, comparethemarket.com will donate £5 to Friends of the Elderly.

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