- Who runs the Northants Fifty Plus Network?
- What Can members of
the Network Expect?
- Purpose of the Network
- Annual General Meeting
Who runs the Northants Fifty Plus Network?
The Northants Fifty Plus Network is run by a group of volunteers who are accountable for all policies and decisions. There is:
- A central Board comprising of individual members, associate and co-opted members, linking to 8 independent older people’s forums around the county.
What can members of the Network expect?
- Encouraging socialisation of older people
- start their own groups
- meet new people
- learn new things
- A quarterly magazine that offers information about issues that affect older folk and events happening in Northants
Members do not have to attend local meetings if they do not want to but can still be involved by joining in the activities and receiving the quarterly newsletters..
Purpose of the Network
Their aims are to enable over 50’s to:
- Have a voice a and be listened to through consultation and engagement opportunities.
- Influence statutory organisations, public bodies and voluntary sector organisations on how their services are developed and delivered and be engaged in creating opportunities for change.
- Participate in local, county, regional, national and international initiatives for older people.
- To share information both within the organisation and within the community.
- Promote and encourage participation in activities.
Annual General Meeting
The meeting is held in June of each year. The date is always published well in advance and included in the magazine in May of each year.