History curriculum is child’s play thanks to a lesson in tiddlywinks - News
11 December 2013
Thanks to Abbeyfield, Les, along with Gordon Davies, 87, and Dennis Tindell, 88, visit Avenue Primary in Sutton, South London, several times a year.
Waitrose supports Abbeyfield through Community Matters scheme - News
10 December 2013
Abbeyfield is delighted that Waitrose stores around the country have chosen to support our charity’s work through the Community Matters scheme.
For the first time in years I’m looking forward to Christmas — I’ll have company - News
7 December 2013
Christmas means different things to different people. For Marianne McTaggart it meant picking up her car keys and driving aimlessly around North London.
Waitrose Community Matters give gardens a makeover - News
2 December 2013
A team of volunteers from Waitrose have paid a visit to two sheltered housing facilities in Cheltenham to give their gardens a makeover.
Plenty of reasons to laugh in this happy, loving home - News
2 December 2013
There’s no bingo at Brown’s Field House. There is, however, sherry: a small glass before lunch on Fridays and Sundays, and sometimes on other days, too. It is, one learns quite quickly, not the average old people’s care home.
Abbeyfield society selected for The times 2013 christmas appeal - News
28 November 2013
Abbeyfield is one of just three charities chosen by The Times to benefit from its 2013 Christmas Appeal.
2.5 million older people not looking forward to Christmas - News
21 November 2013
To mark the launch of the annual Coping at Christmas campaign, Abbeyfield’s research into how older people feel about Christmas indicates that 2.5 million older people are not looking forward to Christmas.
Abbeyfield says thanks to M&S for their involvement in A Cup of IT - News
20 November 2013
A Cup of IT – the unique digital partnership between Abbeyfield and Marks & Spencer – has been deemed a great success!
M&S and Abbeyfield enjoy A Cup of IT - News
19 November 2013
Abbeyfield joined forces with Marks & Spencer (M&S) on 19 November 2013 on a unique digital volunteer project called A Cup of IT.
BBC’s John Simpson’s high praise for Abbeyfield - News
24 October 2013
BBC’s John Simpson has high praise for Abbeyfield when speaking at Abbeyfield’s Annual Conference dinner last night (Wednesday 23 October)