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At the Seniors' Day (running from 10.30am-4pm at Haddenham Community Library) there will be information on many services aimed at senior members of the community. Some specialist providers will also be coming in to advertise their services.

There will be four live presentations:

At 10:45am and 11:45am, Keith Milmer will be demonstrating the use use of personal computers and the internet for those who have never used these technologies. (There will also be a chance to "have a go" on the Library's computers — all free of charge, of course, but you'll need to book in advance or come back on another day)

At 2pm, John Brandis will be describing the aims and benefits of Haddenham U3A — an organisation specifically aimed at older members of the community who want to go on exploring new interests and activities

At 3pm, Guy Buckingham, a local historian with a special interest in Haddenham Airfield and old cars, will be making a presentation

Stands (some manned all day and some with information leaflets only for part of the day) include:

  • Will Aid
  • PCSO Sue Jones about the Safe Places Scheme
  • a new meals service called Mmmm
  • Haddenham and District Age Concern
  • Friday Art Group (displaying members' paintings)
  • The Fremantle Trust (which now runs the Haddenham day centre)
  • Tax help for older people
  • The Fish (good neighbours) scheme
  • Aylesbury and District Philatelic Society
  • Care Mark
  • and others

There will also be a Harvest Swap Shop for those with excess produce and tea, coffee and cake will be available all day too!

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