Threat to Free prescriptions, Disabled Residents Report, Lord Napier opens, Summer Music

The Lord Napier and Star reopening

Government to remove free prescriptions for 60-65 year olds

The Government intends to move the qualifying age for free prescriptions from 60 to 66. Some people aged 60-65 with medical conditions or on certain benefits would still get free prescriptions: if they’re able to battle the bureaucracy. If you agree with Age UK that the free prescriptions should stay, please fill in their form here.

Healthwatch Tower Hamlets – Disabled Residents

Healthwatch Tower Hamlets have published a e-bulletin. They say; “Disabled residents have been hardest hit by the changes to health and care services due to Covid.” Read the report here.

All Points East 2021

The Summer Music Festival in Victoria Park is going ahead from Fri 27th Aug – Mon 30th Aug 2021

All Points East 2021 brings rock, indie and alternative music to Victoria Park in London’s East End.

General Admission prices range from around £79 on Friday to £102 on Monday.

You will be required to present your NHS COVID Pass on entry to All Points East

For full details and to buy tickets visit All Point East. Please check the FAQs and info page to avoid disappointment.

The Lord Napier reopening Sat 7th Aug

I went across today to check, and can confirm that the Lord Napier and Star is reopening at Noon on Sat 7th Aug 2021. It’s in Hepscott Road, London E9 5ER.

Geezers Meetings Bounced Back

Thanks to the efforts of Geezer, Barrie Stradling, the Geezers weekly Tuesday meetings have speakers booked until the middle of October.