We are a membership organisation established in 1986 providing a voice for the pensioners of Islington about the issues affecting them. We champion the rights and dignity of pensioners, locally, London-wide and nationally and our aim is to reduce isolation and loneliness.
Through our monthly Forum meeting at Islington Town Hall and by sending out our monthly newsletter we highlight issues that affect older people such as the state pension and health services. We campaign to raise awareness and make changes to save post offices, the freedom pass and anything that affects pensioners.
We send out 800 newsletters a month to 500 individual members and 300 organisations. We now aim to extend that reach online and to all generations as these issues that we highlight affect everyone. You too will be old! If you’re lucky…
Anyone over 50 is welcome to join us. IPF-membership-form. (PDF)
call us on 020 7226 7687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Islington Pensioners Forum, 1a Providence Court, Providence Place, Upper Street, London N1 0RN. We are in the alley next to Screen On The Green cinema opposite Islington Green.
The announcement of a further 74 Crown Post Office closures on 11 October 2018 brought the number of Crown Post Offices closed or franchised to 224 (60%) since 2013. The decision to privatise these branches and hand them to WH … Read more
We took part in the National Pensioners Convention protest at the proposal to end or means-test the free over-75s TV licence. The government relinquished responsibility for the licence, handing it over to the BBC in its contract. A number of … Read more