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Gloucester Deaf Association will be holding a Hearing Aid Clinic at Ross Willis Court, Newent. Hearing aid cleaning, re-tubing and new batteries will be available on Monday 3rd August 10.30 -12 noon £2.50 per person for one or two hearing aids.

Free in Touch Personal Safety Eventin partnership with the Gloucestershire Village and Community Agents, Gloucestershire Police, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue, Victim Support and Trading Standards Sign up for a free home safety checkSpeak to your local Village and Community AgentGet your valuables security marked by the PoliceFind out how to block cold callers and scammersFind local activities to meet new people in your area

These events are completely free and your event is at Newent Memorial Hall on Tuesday 4th August 10am – 1.30 pm.   Come and have tea and cake whilst finding out tips and advice on how to stay safe in your own homes and in your community. Short talks will provide updates and information stands will be there for you to browse. For more information or to book a place and transport, contact either myself or Katie Lake at GRCC on 01452 528491 or email


Men’s 50+ Social Group in Kingsholm. The next session will be 10.30-12noon on Thursday 10th September. During the summer, this group will meet at the Roots Café due to Kingsholm Stadium being used for World Cup events. There’s two-hour parking on Alvin Street. Roots Cafe is at 69 Alvin Street, Gloucester, GL1 3EH.


Come along and talk about watching/playing/supporting sport with other men from around the county over a cup of tea.  To register your interest and for more information, please contact Katie Lake at GRCC: 01452 528491.

Hilary Lyon, Village Agent for Tibberton, Taynton, Churcham, Huntley, Rudford and Highleadon and Newent   ( 07810 630254   Email