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Welcome to Age UK Wolverhampton's news section, where you can find out about all the latest news, updates, and national and local campaigns.

  • Free TV licences under threat

    Published on 04 March 2019 01:08 AM

    In 2015, the Government quietly pushed the job of providing free TV licences to the BBC, with only limited public...

  • Changes to couples benefits

    Published on 04 March 2019 12:51 AM

    As of May 2019, if one partner is of working age the couple will only be able to receive working age benefits – in th...

  • No One Should Have No One To Turn To

    Published on 03 December 2018 11:14 PM

    Who do you turn to when times get tough? Your partner, perhaps. Or your family and closest friends. The people you ca...

  • Poorest Pensioners Dependant on the State Pension

    Published on 03 December 2018 04:44 PM

    For the poorest pensioners, three in every four pounds (78%) of their income comes from the State Pension, rising to...

  • Older carers left to fill the gap

    Published on 03 December 2018 04:30 PM

    New figures from Age UK reveal the shocking extent to which millions of older people are being left to prop up the...

  • Cold Weather Alert

    Published on 03 December 2018 02:58 PM

    Cold weather increases the risk of illness among older people, particularly heart attacks, strokes and breathing...