50plus online cafe – our meeting place

Promoting training and employment for the 50 plus generation                 Scroll down for much more

Welcome to our interactive  community forum. The online cafe society, created by people who are 50 plus, for our generation.

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It takes a very special person to become a volunteer, but volunteers need to look after themselves as well

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navca, volunteering organisations

Access individual voluntary organisations across the country

NAVCA members are at the forefront of local voluntary and community action. They support 200,000 local charities and voluntary groups across England, …

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         Employment, Jobs, Training, Education 

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Employment Jobs Training

Find Job vacancies, Training, Employment advice, Education courses

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                    Members contributions

Sarah Smith - Transgender Issues

Scary times for trans people “The Trans Persecution Bill: The ultimate silencing of trans people Rose Gold Jun 15 It will not have escaped the attention of many that the consultation on trans equality, which was 70% in favour of trans people’s equality, but was then… 

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Stephen Kearney - Fleeing the plague - My flight from COVID

Stephen Kearney describes how he had to run from home to seek sanctuary from the dreaded plague as total fear gripped the great city of London in the year of 2020 AD ……..

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                Let’s Talk about Mental Health

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Click here to see our list of Therapists if you feel that you would like to talk to a Counsellor during this time
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Pets hub

Click here for news and updates on caring for our pets

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Scope charity for disabled people

Feel good! Become a Scope volunteer today

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Special feature – Ruby Wax talks about good mental health 

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Let’s talk about mental health

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Coffee club

If you love coffee, join the the club

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Click here to connect with your local authorities, charities and services

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Gardeners' Club

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Disability matters

Click here to get information on disability matters

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Arts and Crafts

Click here to join in with arts and crafts.

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Neat ideas for the home

Learn how to use really good ideas at home to save money
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Inspiration hub

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be inspired by poetry and messages
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Grandparent hub

Join our grandparents hub. have discussions share your experience of grandparenting

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News Hub

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Card Games

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Legal Hub

Legal information
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Photo Hub

Join our photography club today!

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Music – online music, videos and other entertainment

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Art Hub

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Exercise for the over 50s


This is a good time, whilst we’re all at home to keep fit and energised. We hope this exercise video will help

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Enjoying the 50 plus moment

*Poetry for the week*

23 hours ago

Always been a Stones fan ..Here they are 9 or 10 years ago when Charlie Watts was still with us (RIP🙏) keeping them rock steady.. Fab version 'Live' no less, with superb vocals from Lisa Fischer.. ... See MoreSee Less
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24 hours ago

And one for the road ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

Look at these two larking around-.-.-.Mick & Jerry...- ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Interesting that the Palace has decided not to pursue the bullying claims against Megan Markle. Maybe because they weren't true? ... See MoreSee Less
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Basics of wine tasting

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Gardening tips

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7 recipes you can have ready in 5 minutes

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The Beat Radio Show

Barrie interviews Ann Mitchell well known for her roles in Eastenders, Call The Midwife, Widows and many TV shows.

Albums of the week - double click on the video to open u tube, so you can continue scrolling through the site, whilst listening to your favourite music



Rainer Hersch – The funniest classical orchestra ever

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Week of jazz

Al Jarreau – Take five

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Burt Bacharach – This guy’s in love

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More Burt Bacharach

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Crusaders –  Street Life

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