| ||**DIY LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY||This is the Government site for preparing your own Lasting Powers of Attorney.
A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf.
This gives you more control over what happens to you if you have an accident or an illness and cannot make your own decisions (you ‘lack mental capacity’).|
| ||*BANK COURIER PHONE SCAM WARNING!!!!!||The courier scam is when fraudsters call and trick you into handing your cards and PIN numbers to a courier on your doorstep.|
| ||*MICROSOFT SCAM WARNING!!!!!||Be careful if you are cold called by someone saying they are phoning from Microsoft - THEY ARE NOT! They are after your money! This site is the Action Fraud police site which has information concerning different types of fraud.|
| ||AA Route Planner||Easily plan routes from home to anywhere in the UK with this easy-to-use planner.|
| ||Action Fraud||ActionFraud is the UK’s national fraud and internet crime reporting centre. Action Fraud is not an emergency service dial 999 if you are in immediate danger.|
| ||Age UK Essex|
| ||AGE UK GUIDE - MONEY IN YOUR POCKET||A guide to claiming benefits for people over pension age.
More than £3 billion of benefits were unclaimed by pensioners this year. At the moment just over a third of people who are entitled to Pensions Credit are not claiming it. You may be entitled. It doesn't hurt to ask!|
| ||AGE UK Power of Attorney information||A power of attorney (PoA) is a written document that gives someone else legal authority to make decisions on your behalf. Anyone over 16 can make a PoA and it lasts indefinitely unless you decide to terminate it.
Having a PoA lets you plan what you want another person to do for you in the future, should you become incapable of making decisions about your own affairs.|
| ||Alzheimers Society|
| ||BBC News|
| ||BENEFITS AND GRANTS AVAILABLE TO OAPs||Every year in the UK, a staggering £3.7bn worth of benefits fail to be claimed by the older generation. Whilst some people might not actually need the grants and financial support, these opportunities are a lifeline to others. Many of the benefits are means-tested and income related, but others are based only on someone’s age meaning they’re practically guaranteed. Meanwhile, other benefits provide financial help during difficult times; if you experience bereavement, for example.|
| ||Bus Pass application|
| ||Canvey Community Archive|
| ||Canvey Island Town Council|
| ||Canvey Island U3A - Our sister U3A|
| ||Car Boot Junction||If car boot sales are your thing - this is your site|
| ||Castle Point Borough Council|
| ||Castle Point Citizens Advice Bureau|
| ||Castle Point Social Car Scheme Limited||Castle Point Social Car Scheme is a local registered charity, receiving only voluntary donations. It is based at the Tyrells in Seamore Avenue Benfleet, providing travel for the elderly and disabled residents of Castle Point allowing them to keep their independence|
| ||CAVS Ways to Wellnes||A Social Prescribing Service for Castle Point and Rochford.
CAVS Ways to Wellness is a new project for the Castle Point, Rayleigh and Rochford area and aims to improve your health and wellbeing by linking you to activities and opportunities available in your community.
Whether you’re young or mature, wish to be more active or have a keen interest in finding hobbies that you’ll enjoy to improve your lifestyle – we'll help find what’s right for you. We can offer you a 1-2-1 discussion to explore your individual needs.|
| ||Chemists||List of local chemists showing opening times, many are open late.|
| ||Crime Stoppers||Contact them anonymously with information about crime|
| ||Department for Work and Pensions|
| ||East of England U3A||Canvey Thameside U3A is part of the East of England Region U3A which is made up of six geographic counties, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.|
| ||ESSEX ANTIQUE FAIRS||Essex Antique Fairs|
| ||ESSEX ANTIQUE FAIRS AND CENTRES|
| ||ESSEX ASSOCIATION OF U3As||'We are an Association of over 50 U3As (and growing) from across the County of Essex, offering support and encouragement to one another.
Our objectives are to advance education for the Association members and also provide social interaction between them . We aim to encourage joint leisure activities by facilitating cooperation between U3As, and to promote, inform, help and equip the Essex Association U3A members.'|
| ||Essex bus times|
| ||Essex Community Messaging||Essex Police
Essex Community Messaging (ECM) is a free service which you can use to keep informed about the kind of crime and policing issues which affect you.|
| ||Essex County Council||Report a highway problem|
| ||Essex County Fire Brigade||To arrange a free home safety check|
| ||Essex Days Out||Essex Days Out aims to help you make the most of your time in Essex, whether you’re visiting for the day, on holiday for a week, or have been living in Essex for the whole of your life!|
| ||Financial Ombudsman Service|
| ||Fire Safety in the Home leaflet|
| ||Fix My Street||A really useful site that allows you to report things like graffiti, fly tipping, broken paving slabs, uneven footpaths, broken street lighting, etc. to Essex County Council.|
| ||FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY||What is the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme?
The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) helps you choose where to eat out or shop for food by telling you how seriously the business takes their food hygiene standards.
The scheme is run by local authorities in England, Northern Ireland and Wales and applies to restaurants, pubs, cafes, takeaways, hotels, supermarkets and other food shops.|
| ||Get safe online||Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.|
| ||HM Revenue and Customs|
| ||Internet safety rules||Gov.uk internet safety advice|
| ||ITV News|
| ||Library - Canvey Island|
| ||Mail Preference Service||Register free with this service to cut down a lot of the junk mail you receive.|
| ||METROPOLITAN POLICE LITTLE BOOK OF SCAMS||The little book of big scams contains a number of hints and tips to stop you becoming a victim of fraud.|
| ||Money Saving Expert|
| ||Movie Starr Cinema|
| ||National Express|
| ||National Public Transport Information||For public transport journey planning within Great Britain.
You can plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest.|
| ||National Rail enquiries & planner|
| ||NHS Low Income Scheme help with costs||Get Help with health costs
Although treatment on the NHS is free at the point of delivery, there may still be some costs, for example dental charges, optical charges, your journey to hospital, etc. However, much or all of the cost can be reclaimed, which should ease any added stress. The website explains in full detail how to claim the money to which you are entitled if you are on a low income.|
| ||Police UK||If you enter your postcode you will get information concerning your local policing team, crime statistics and the policing priorities for your neighbourhood.|
| ||Southend Hospital|
| ||Southend Hospital Parking Fees||If you receive Pension Guarantee Credit or have HC2 or HC3 (part payment) certificates you can claim back Southend Hospital parking fees and also cost of bus/train fares or petrol.
Visit the website - bottom of the page under Helping out with travel costs to find out more.|
| ||Southend Hospital Site Map|
| ||St. John Ambulance||St. John Ambulance Website First Aid Skills Finder - informaive short videos showing how to use a defribillator, coping with cardiac arrest, heart attack, head injuries, broken bones and fractures, etc.|
| ||TALKING NEWSPAPERS||They make audio recordings of local news items and other matters of interest for those who are blind or sight impaired and who live in our area. This is a free service|
| ||Telephone Preference Service||Register with this free service to reduce the number of unwanted nuisance calls you receive.|
| ||Things to do in Essex||Useful website showing things to do in Essex|
| ||Trading Standards|
| ||Visit Essex||Visit Essex lists events, show, etc. that are on throughout the month|
| ||Walking in Essex||All the information you need to get walking in beautiful Essex|
| ||What's on in Essex this weekend|
| ||Where can we go||Find out what's on in Essex|
| ||Where to go - Essex Tourist Guide|
| ||Who-Called?||who-called.co.uk - was created to stigmatize scammers, spammers and fake offers. The community for phone numbers and phone spam! If you have received a phone call that you are not happy with you can check the phone number on this site and find out if others have received calls from this number. If you have received such a call or text, or if you have returned the call or text and you now realize it is a scam, you can report it on our website. You should also spread the word to your friends and family to protect them. Add new numbers to help others avoid the telephone harassment.
'Dangerous' scam telephone numbers are also listed on this website. Very useful!|
|WELCOME TO CANVEY THAMESIDE U3A|
| ||A Brief History of the National U3A|
| ||BOPH & JUBILEE HALL LOCATION DETAILS|
| ||BOPH & JUBILEE HALL LOCATION DETAILS JPG|
| ||MEMBERS CODE OF CONDUCT|
| ||MPLC LICENCE|
| ||MUSIC LICENCE|
| ||OUR CONSTITUTION|
| ||POLICY NOTES|
| ||SAFEGUARDING POLICY AND PROCEDURE|
| ||TRUSTEES REPORT 2019|
| ||U3A DATA PROTECTION POLICY|
| ||FEBRUARY 2020 NEWSLETTER|
| ||JANUARY 2020 NEWSLETTER|
| ||MARCH 2020 NEWSLETTER|