If you know an older campaigner, why not nominate them for the Sheila McKechnie Take Action Award. This award is one of a series which recognises campaigners across the country.
The Take Action award, sponsored by Age UK is for campaigners aged 60 and over who campaign on issues important to them. Whether you want a better bus service or more playground facilities for your grandchildren, you can enter the competition.
The winner will receive a tailored package of support to help them campaign more effectively. They will also be invited to attend a special presentation ceremony.
Last year Stephanie Warren won the award for her campaign to save the cheque guarantee card. Stephanie said: “The problems surrounding not having a cheque guarantee card first came to my attention when we were told that cheques themselves might be taken away. I, like many others, was astonished to think the banks would stop accepting the cheque when it’s used by people from every walk of life.” Continue reading “Do you know an amazing older campaigner?”