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Information NOW is the information and advice website for people over 50 in Newcastle, their families and carers. We want to help you stay informed, make choices, be independent and have an excellent quality of life. We hope you find the answers you’re looking for. You can browse our information by category, organisation or by searching the website.

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Click the initial letter of the subject that you want to find information on, for example to find information on Attendance Allowance click on 'A', or to find information on benefits in general click on 'B'.


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  • Hobbies
    There are lots of groups and activities that you can enjoy in Newcastle. Trying a new activity or groups is a great wa... Read more
  • Community Centres
    Community Centres are a great way to get involved in local activities and groups, make new friends and keep fit. Wha... Read more
  • Music - get involved
    Music can bring a lot of pleasure, whether you listen to it at home, attend concerts, sing, or play a musical instrume... Read more
  • Taxis
    There are mainly two types of taxis in Newcastle; Hackney carriages and private hire vehicles. Hackney carriages do ... Read more
  • Gas and electricity
    Changing gas and electricity suppliers and dealing with problems or making complaints can be complicated and time-cons... Read more
  • Help with heating problems and how to pay for them
    You may think that your home needs better heating and insulation, but you're not sure who can help or how you can affo... Read more

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