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22 November

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Ricky Tomlinson to honour Liverpool’s older people

Ricky Tomlinson to honour Liverpool’s older people 

Local Solutions is one of 13 organisations, along with Liverpool City Council, who have come together to sponsor the Older People’s Awards and celebrate achievements of people over the age of 65 in Liverpool. 

Other organisatioRicky Tomlinson, Cllr Gerard Woodhouse with organisations supporting the Awardsns sponsoring the awards are Liverpool Mutual Homes, Housing Maintenance Solutions, South Liverpool Housing, Plus Dane, Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust, Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, Your Housing Group, Regenda, Liverpool Housing Trust, Riverside ECHG, Home Carers Liverpool and The Print Rooms.

Liverpool entertainer Ricky Tomlinson (famous for his performances in hit shows such as The Royle Family and Cracker) has given his support to the awards and will host the event which will be held at the Devonshire Hotel, Edge Lane, in September. He is urging people to nominate their friends, family and neighbours who have until 25 July to enter.

Ricky Tomlinson with Ursula Bell, Homecare On 9th April, supporting agencies attended a launch at the Greenroom Cabaret Club, which is run by Ricky, to raise awareness of the Awards and ‘kick start’ the campaign.

The Greenroom Cabaret club is also sponsoring a new category called The Smile Award that will recognise a special character who goes the extra mile to help others and always cheers people up.

People can enter themselves or nominate an individual or an agency that helps older people on a daily basis with its service or initiatives.

The award categories in full are:

• The outstanding neighbour
• The outstanding volunteer
• The outstanding active person
• The outstanding skilled / interesting person
• The outstanding unpaid carer
• The outstanding lifelong learning award
• The outstanding older person initiative
• The outstanding older person agency
• The smile award
• Special judge’s awards

Application forms can be downloaded at liverpoolmutualhomes.org/olderpeople.  They can also be collected from LMH offices or by telephoning freephone 0300 123 2300 from a mobile or 0800 678 1894 from a landline.









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