I was in Bootle Town Hall to meet with representatives of older peoples forums in the borough. My main job was to hand out 'thank yous' to all those who give up their time to make sure the voice of older people is heard by statutory authorities.
It was good to see so many groups turn up to promote their work including Age Concern, Alzhiemers Society, local volunteer groups, housing association and Sefton Pensioners Advocacy . They all make an important contribution to our communities.
After the formal business I showed people around the Town Hall and, as with previous visitors, learnt a lot from the local knowledge that they brought