Category Archive: North Staffordshire Pensioners Convention

Nov 28 2016

Hanley Event: Pensioners’ Convention Christmas Show

The Grey Power public meeting on Monday will be a change from the normal routine. Alan Barrett, Stoke based artist, poet and entertainer, has arranged a show to celebrate the end of another busy year at the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention. He has brought together a range of local performers – Mel Baines (50’s and …

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May 06 2016

Pensioners’ Convention to join campaign to protect community pharmacies

At the Grey Power public meeting on Monday the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention will be announcing plans to hold stalls in Hanley and Newcastle under Lyme to collect signatures from the public for the national petition in support of community pharmacies. The petition is a response to Department of Health plans that threaten to damage …

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Jan 07 2016

North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention meeting to discuss closure of community hospitals

At the Grey Power public meeting, also known as the North Staffordshire Pensioners’ Convention (NSPC), on Monday (11 January 2016) the main discussion will be on how the community can respond to the NHS plans to close Community Hospitals in North Staffordshire. The group is urging all those interested in the future of hospitals such as Longton Cottage …

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Oct 27 2015

Pensioners take to streets in “Free to Pee” toilet charging protest in Hanley

On Monday 2nd November over 50 Grey Power campaigners will be marching from the Potteries Museum to Hanley Bus Station to urge Stoke-on-Trent City Council to rethink their decision to introduce a charge of 30p to use the toilets at the Stoke-on-Trent Central Bus Station in Hanley. At 12.05 pm Protesters will form up behind …

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Sep 29 2015

EVENT: North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention meeting: Europe – In or Out?

The Conservative government have promised a referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union.
North staffs Pensioners ConventionIn advance of the referendum, Monday’s monthly public meeting of the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention will be a debate about its future.

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Sep 03 2015

EVENT: North Staffordshire Pensioners’ Convention meeting – Making North Staffs Thrive

On Monday the Grey Power public meeting will look at ideas and plans for the development of North Staffordshire. The four speakers each have a different area of interest but share the common aim of making North Staffordshire a thriving local economy fit for the 21st century. As ever there will be a lively exchange …

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May 28 2015

Is hospital food fit to eat? Public debate on Monday at Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Public meeting of the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention on Monday 1st June 2015, 10.30 am to 12.00 pm at the Potteries Museum Forum Theatre in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, will focus on hospital food. They will discuss whether hospital food provides an appetising and nutritious diet for patients and what can be done to improve it. Speakers …

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Jan 27 2015

“Save Meals on Wheels” campaign to take centre stage at Pensioners’ Convention meeting

The North Staffordshire Pensioners’ Convention will hold their monthly meeting next Monday (2 Feb 2015) at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery at 10.30am  with the “Save Meals on Wheels” campaign at the top of the agenda. Around 250 OAPs are set to lose the service if proposals put forward by the Labour-run authority, as …

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Nov 06 2014

AUDIO: Bruce Kent speaks to the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention about the abolition of war

On Monday (3 Nov 2014), Bruce Kent, addressed the North Staffordshire Pensioners’ Convention about war, its impact on poverty, and the future. Former Catholic priest, Bruce Kent was a household name as the General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament from 1980 to 1985 and Chair from 1987 to 1990.  He is now an …

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Oct 28 2014

EVENT: What kind of future for our children and grandchildren? – North Staffs Pensioners Convention

The North Staffs Pensioners Convention, known as Greypower, will be debating the future for our children and grandchildren at their meeting on Monday (3 Nov) at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery. Admission to the event is free with speakers including Bruce Kent, Vice Chair of the campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Joan Walley MP and Jan …

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