Older peo­ple in spot­light at li­brary

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

SO­CI­ETIES got to­gether to mark Older Peo­ple’s Day and raise aware­ness of what is on of­fer for the el­derly.

Bea­cons­field Li­brary in­vited groups to take a stand at its base in Reynolds Road, Bea­cons­field, on Satur­day to mark the day.

There was cof­fee for guests as they popped in to ask ques­tions through­out the day, brows­ing the so­ci­ety and club stalls. There was also e-gad­get train­ing.

One of the groups was the So­ci­ety of St Vincent de Paul, from St Teresa’s Church, in War­wick Road. The group holds Cof­fee and Company on Tues­days from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Mem­ber Kevin Brod­er­ick, who at­tended the event, said: “It has been run­ning since Jan­uary 2013 and it is also wel­come to new at­ten­dees.” A TEM­PO­RARY bridge has been put in place over a vil­lage rail line as part of the Cross­rail project.

The 110-me­tre long, 350-tonne bridge has been in­stalled at Thor­ney Lane, Iver, ahead of the de­mo­li­tion of an ex­ist­ing bridge there, which is set to take place at Christ­mas.

The Thor­ney Lane Bridge, as well as Stoke Po­ges Bridge in Slough, will be de­mol­ished and even­tu­ally re­placed with per­ma­nent bridges to al­low enough room for over­head elec­tric ca­bles to be in­stalled over the

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