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The Scottish Older People's Assembly campaigns for legislation that supports a good quality life for the older population and encourages their active participation in the creation of policy.

Click on this link below to see film which formed the backdrop to the Assembly on 25 November, 2016 in the Debating Chamber of the Scottish Parliament.

  TIMEWITNESSES - memories of the 1940s 

Notes from their grandparents on life from 50 years ago. This also includes a 'Panel of Elders' of many nations that you may put your questions to. You can find a list of stories here and also Quicktime movie clips of some of the stories here.

CHATBACK was set up in 1986 by the present Director, Tom Holloway, to provide an electronic mail (email) facility for up to 100 schools in the UK and abroad. Most are special schools, all cater for children who have some mental or physical difficulty with communicating. It now has electronic links with children in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Poland, USA, and even a special school in Novosibirsk in Siberia.

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U3A groups around the United Kingdom are members of the Third Age Trust. Its main purpose is to encourage lifelong learning for those no longer in full time gainful employment.

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