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Giving the gift of 100 meals for local homeless

Giving the gift of 100 meals for local homeless

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a cheque to the Christchurch Community Partnership’s ‘Homeless Help Group’. As their name suggests, this group helps homeless and vulnerable people in the Christchurch area. In lieu of sending Christmas...

Happy New Year?

How many January days should pass before it’s time to stop greeting people with a cheery, “Happy New Year”? Apparently, this year’s markets are going to make it difficult for us to maintain the holiday glow for long. If you’re reading the popular press, you’re seeing...

World Alzheimer’s Day

This Sunday is World Alzheimer’s Day. According to the Alzheimer’s Society, one in every 14 of those aged 65 and over have dementia in the UK. The number of people with the disease is projected to grow by over 40 % to reach a staggering 1,142,677 people...

Number of Over 85s Projected to Double

Did you know that the number of over 85s is projected to more than double? From 2012 to 2035, the figure will increase from 1.49 to 3.48 million, while the number of over-75s is projected to increase from 5.08 to 8.92. The overall population growth is projected to...