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Torfaen Older Peoples Forum

Welcome to Torfaen Older Peoples Forum

The Blaenafon, Cwmbran and Pontypool Older Peoples Forums meet every month to discuss issues that are relevant to the Strategy for Older People in Wales.

The purpose of the Forums is to inform the Torfaen Older Persons Strategy and Welsh Government's Strategy for Older People in Wales – a 10 year plan with 5 key aims:

  1. To tackle discrimination against older people promoting positive images of ageing giving older people a stronger voice in society.
  2. Promote and develop older people's capacity to continue to work and learn
  3. To promote and improve the health and well-being of older people
  4. To promote the provision of high quality services which enable older people to live as independently as possible in a suitable and safe environment
  5. To implement the Strategy for Older People providing a basis for effective planning for an ageing population

If you are Aged 50+ and want your views to be known please join us at one of the forums

Cwmbran Fifty Plus Forum

Venue: Cwmbran Library 
Date: The FOURTH Tuesday in the month (Except in December)
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm.

Blaenafon Older Persons Forum

Venue: Baker Street Housing Complex
Date: The FIRST Tuesday in the month
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Senior Active Support (Pontypool) 

Venue: Torfaen People's Centre, Trosnant, Pontypool
Date: The SECOND Wednesday in the month
Time: 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm.

Contact Us

For Further Information please email wharris78@ntlworld.com


Last Modified on: 05-12-2018

Forthcoming Events

Family of Miners Exhibition

Date:
22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
Description:
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

A Traditional Welsh Christmas

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Wrap up warm and gather at Pit Top at 10.15am to welcome Father Christmas as he travels 300ft UP from underground, then later join him in his cottage for Storytime.* Browse our Christmas Market selling handmade gifts and crafts, make your own Christmas Crafts* and enjoy our Festive Food Offer in the Canteen.

Christmas at Greenmeadow Community Farm

Date:
14 - 15/12/2019
Description:
We are delighted to be welcoming back one of our absolute FAVOURITE visitors...Father Christmas will be sledging in with a Ho Ho Ho to welcome school groups and prebooked groups of 10 or more to the Farm from late November - please call for details or to book!

Farmer for a Day

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Suitable for age 8-14. Get the Real Life Farming Experience at Greenmeadow Community Farm!
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