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Volunteer with Age UK to be a Fundraising Reviewer on our new Fundraising Sounding Board Pilot 

 

Age UK’s National Engagement team is recruiting volunteers to a new Fundraising Sounding Board Pilot

 

Are you or your members interested in helping Age UK lead the way in making charity fundraising the best experience it can be for its supporters and donors?

 

We want to share an exciting new engagement opportunity. Age UK’s National Engagement team is recruiting volunteers to a new Fundraising Sounding Board Pilot and we will appreciate you cascading this email and related information to your members so that those who wish to apply can register their interest with Age UK by the 10th April 2017.

To find out more and how to register your interest, please Click here to download the information pack and Expression of Interest form.

 

In this role, as a Fundraising Reviewer, volunteers will have a voice in helping shape how Age UK continues to develop its fundraising practices and relationships with donors – informing our decision-making and policies. We fundraise in a way that has older people and our supporters in mind. We want to take particular care in the way that we make fundraising requests, as well as safeguarding and empowering people who are in vulnerable circumstances to exercise choice. What we learn may also be shared with the wider charitable sector and with new fundraising regulatory bodies.

 

How you or your members can apply:

If you or your members want to take the next step to apply, please complete and return the short Expression of Interest form we have provided at the back of the pack (pages 10 and 11).

Please email your completed form to Liz Stacey, Divisional Services Co-ordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or return a hard copy by freepost (no stamp required) to:

Liz Stacey, Freepost RTEH-ALYL-JJZU,

Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square,

London WC1H 9NA

 

Please return your completed Expression of Interest form by 10th April 2017.

We will contact all applicants to let everyone know the outcome of the process by the end of April 2017. If you have any queries please call Liz Stacey on 0203 033 1152.

The pilot will include an induction and taster session on 18th May 2017 and three full Sounding Boards meetings in 2017 on the 6th June, 13th September and the 21st November. A final meeting and review of the pilot will take place on 14th February 2018 to assess how it has worked for all involved.

At Age UK we recognise the importance of promoting equality, valuing diversity and creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We want to include people with a mixture of life experiences, different backgrounds, different communities and varied interests.

 

Thank you in advance for your interest.

 

KEEP YOUR HEART HEALTHY

Heart Matters from the British Heart Foundation is designed to help you keep your heart healthy, especially if you have a heart condition, care for someone who does or might be at risk of developing heart problems.

The free, award-winning magazine offers information, inspiration and support with access to the latest research and updates on treatments and condition. You’ll also receive fabulous heart-healthy recipe cards in every issue, as well being able to browse hundreds of recipes as via an online recipe finder and explore nutrition features and information.

You can choose to have the magazine delivered to your door four times a year, or an online magazine can be accessed any time and features exclusive content such as quizzes, videos and animations. There are also popular fortnightly emails containing magazine highlights as well as a helpline if you have a heart health related question

So why not join this FREE support programme from the BHF today at: HEART MATTERS


EVER FANCIED LECTURING ON A CRUISE SHIP?

The Cruise Speaker Association Asia are seeking retired Police Officers to cruise worldwide lecturing on their experiences. The speaker may be accompanied by a guest, average cruise is 14 - 28 days world-wide. This is not an earning opportunity and modest fees are involved. Cruise experience not required and training will be given. Since 2010 we have made it possible for former Police officers and their guests to cruise worldwide on 100's of cruises.

See website for more at: CRUISESPEAKERS or phone 01704 560 600.

 

WERE YOU ON ON DUTY AT THE ROYAL WEDDING IN 1947?

To celebrate the platinum anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, ITV have commissioned a documentary about their wedding in 1947 to be broadcast next year. We would like to speak to police officers who served at the event.

The film will be a joyful celebration of the wedding day itself. We will be weaving together lavish reconstructions with personal memories and expert commentary to examine both how the day unfolded in detail and how it lifted Britain from its post-war gloom. This was an event that united the nation after many harsh years of war and austerity, and it has become the template for Royal Weddings ever since.

We would really like to speak to police officers who were on duty on 20 November 1947 policing the event, perhaps outside Buckingham Palace, lining the Mall or outside Westminster Abbey. If anyone has a story or knows someone who might, it would be fantastic if they would call me on 0207 483 3637 or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Oxford Film and Television is a BAFTA and Oscar-winning production company. We have previously made two films about The Queen for ITV. The first was ‘Our Queen’ which marked HM, The Queen’s Jubilee year of 2012, and the latest was ‘Our Queen at 90’, which celebrated Her 90th birthday.

 

TELEPHONE FAULT LINE REPAIR SERVICE - DISABILITY PRIORITY

The following companies operate a 4 hour response service for those people living with general disabilities, including deaf/hard of hearing and blind/partially sighted:

Virgin Media (click here to download Response Form)
Talk Talk
British Telecom 

LIVING IN TORREVIEJA OR JUST VISITING? WHY NOT JOIN OTHER RETIRED OFFICERS?

We are a non-profit association of retired UK Police Officers and their partners living in or visiting the Torrevieja area of Spain. We meet for lunches on a monthly basis and would like to publicise our existence to a wider audience of retired Police personnel living on or visiting the Torrevieja area. We can be contacted by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further information. Or visit our website at: ARPO COSTA BLANCA

 

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