New year, new office

Happy new year to all our members new and old or if you have just stumbled across us for the first time! The new year has brought exciting changes to the Parliament. We have a brand new office base in the Magenta Community House in Bentinck Street, Birkenhead. This...

A week in the life of an older person…

At OPP HQ we have been thinking about the enormous amount of value and enrichment older people bring to any community. Everyone has 168 hours a week to spend and I can tell you that none of our members are still for very long! We have Billy Bones and Rosie Rainbow...
Which supermarket shall we go to today dear?

Which supermarket shall we go to today dear?

How do you occupy your time now you have retired? Sit around watching repeat TV programmes all day? No don’t do that folks enjoy your retirement and give your time to the community,  either as a volunteer in the many charities that need help or as an alternative have...

Coffee morning

Last Friday of each month 10-12, drop in coffee morning at 10 Bentinck Street, Birkenhead. Come along for a chat and a cuppa, there may even be a biscuit or two!

Save Our NHS!

Help save our NHS. Those of us alive in 1948 will probably remember the excitement of the setting up of the NHS. There were lots of doubts and worries at the time, but within a few years everyone realised that this was a service which we couldn’t do without, and it...

Caring for Care….

Currently most care homes are not fit for purpose. A recent study carried out by the Department of Old Age Psychiatry at University College London spoke to 1,544 staff working in 92 care homes and found mistreatment in 91 out of 92 care homes. See Daily Mail...