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making friends after 50

If you have moved to a new area or simply need a pal, making friends isn't as hard as you might think.


If you could share one piece of advice with your grandchildren, what would it be?


Loneliness is an issue that particularly affects the older generation, but what can we do about it nationally and locally?


From neighbourhood favourites to secret gems, our local editors have been busy collating their recommendations.

charitable work

Whether it's to make new friends or learn a skill, here's how you can help your local community through charitable work. 

national trust spring gardens

National Trust walks - spring gardens the whole family will love.