Home Library Service

This service is for Buckinghamshire residents, who are housebound and unable to visit a library due to age, illness or disability. Carers who are unpaid are also eligible. The Home Library Service is a free monthly service delivered to your home at a suitable time for...

Pre Paid Funeral Plans

It’s never pleasant to consider death – but as a nation it’s a subject we’ve avoided discussing for many years. Increasingly however families are finding themselves in financial trouble and emotional turmoil as a result of this lack of discussion. In this article we...

Incontinence technology required

  Embarrassment about incontinence is inhibiting technological development. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has produced a report highlighting the fact that incontinence is too little talked about, and that this is having a negative impact on the development...

The End of Mobile Libraries?

The County Council’s budget has been steadily reducing and there is now much less money available for funding. The library service has a savings target, with over £500,000 needed to be saved over the next two years. When the mobile library usage was reviewed over the...

Seniors Social – opening 30 November

Seniors Social CIC is a small social enterprise, based in Micklefield, High Wycombe which runs a varied programme of activities throughout the year. Their aim is to keep client numbers low to ensure that people feel valued while striving to make Seniors Social a...

HOSPITAL TRAVEL NIGHTMARE

HOSPITAL TRAVEL NIGHTMARE (BRIEFING 57/17) Following a recent meeting between Silver Voices Director, Dennis Reed, and Caroline Abrahams, Chief Executive of Age UK, we will be working more closely with that organisation in future. We will summarise more of their...