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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Acomb Explore Centre + cycle about the ward

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Older Peoples Health Afternoon

Come and enjoy this free community event!




  • Sloppy Slipper Exchange
  • Information about Warden Call and Telecare services
  • Advice on fire safety
  • Simple exercises from Steady as You Go
  • Blood pressure and ear checks
  • Advice from a podiatrist
  • Information on healthy eating, diabetes and diets
  • Information on benefits entitlements
  • A chance to talk to OCAY, Alzheimer’s Society, Age Concern and the Older People’s Assembly
  • Continence Advice
  • How to use a computer
  • Information on Cold Calling Zones and Trading Standards Services
  • The Falls Prevention Service



  • Your chance to meet Cllr Steve Galloway, Cllr Sue Galloway, Cllr Andrew Waller and other members of the ward team
  • Roman cooking demonstration with the Yorkshire Museum


Westfield ward committee hosted an Older People’s Health Afternoon.  Residents were able to:

  • Speak directly to their local councillors and representatives from the Neighbourhood Management Unit.  
  • Speak to their local Safer Neighbourhood team and give their opinion on what the policing priorities should be for the area.
  • Learn about Roman Cookery through demonstrations by the Yorkshire Museum Trust. 
  • Exchange their old slippers for a new pair.
  • Find out more about Warden Call and Telecare Services.
  • Get advice on Fire Safety.
  • Find out more about simple exercises from ‘Steady as you go’
  • Get their blood pressure and ears checked.
  • Get advice from a podiatrist.
  • Obtain advice on healthy eating, diabetes and diets.
  • Check their benefits entitlement.
  • Talk to OCAY, Alzheimer’s Society, Age Concern and the Older People’s Assembly.


Cycle about the ward

Your opportunity to speak to Cllr Steve Galloway and Cllr Andrew Waller at the following stops:


4.00pm            Acomb Library

4.05pm            Gladstone Street/Milner Street

4.20pm            Thoresby Road

4.40pm            Lown Hill

4.50pm            Grange Lane (Bramham Road end)

5.00pm            Costcutter/crossroads, Bramham Road

5.20pm            Foxwood Lane/Chesney Fields Play area


Residents had the opportunity to meet Cllr’s Galloway and Waller at various locations in the ward to discuss local issues.


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