York Older People's Assembly

working for the 50+ in York

Assembly Meetings

Our public meetings are held at the Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL from 2 pm to 4 pm. Refreshments available from 1.30 pm. All welcome.

[ARCHIVES: For our Public Meeting speakers in 2013 click here, 2012 click here & 2011 click here]


Monday 3 February

Julia Mulligan, Police & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire
Cathie McGovern, CYC, explaining the new Council website:
"Connect to Support"

Monday 17 March
European Electoral Forum

Green: Denise Craghill
Labour: Richard Corbett
YOPA Chair: Bob Towner
UKIP: Roger Helmer
Lib-Dem: Chris Foote-Wood

Conservative: John Proctor (apologies)

At a time when Britain's continued membership of the EU has been brought into question, the candidates will address the following:
*What are the benefits of being in the EU, particularly for older people? *What are the implications of a possible withdrawl from the EU?
*What policies does your Party propose if you were elected?

Monday 19 May
Stuart Fillingham - First Bus
Julian Ridge - City of York Transport
Derek Taylor - Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service

Monday 21 July
Samantha Jones, Yorkshire Housing - Sustaining Independence at Home
Jill Quinn, Dementia Forward - A Dementia Friendly City?

Monday 15 September
Nick Clarke, Michelle Crudas, and Dawn Moore, Harrowells -
Wills, Probate, Power of Attorney: all you need to know

Richard Leavening - City of York Council
Information including fraud, doorstep callers, scams, etc.

Monday 20 October AGM 1 pm
Guest speaker: Julia Unwin, CEO Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Bob Towner, YOPA Chair; George Woods YOPA Executive Committee Chair
Hospital Champion: Dianne Willcocks
City of York Council Champion: Cllr. Linsay Cunningham-Cross

Monday 17 November
Sian Balsom, Healthwatch - What is it all about?
Adele Harvey, NHS Foundation Trust - Falls Prevention

The Garth, White Rose Avenue, New Earswick, York YO32 4TZ
Tel: 01904 634661 until 27 January; then 01904 761240

Dates for 2014
January 13th
February 10th
March 10th
April 14th
May 12th
June 9th
July 14th
September 8th
October 13th
November 10th
December 8th