Richard Benyon MP to host fair to ensure older members of the community have access to vital information

Richard Benyon MP is to host a Pensioners’ Fair, at Fair Close Day Centre, Newbury, on Friday 12 September from 14:30-17:00.

Following the announcement, Richard said: “I am delighted to be able to host this event. I am committed to ensuring that the older members of our community are fully aware of, and have access to the services that matter most to them.”

He continued: “I have secured a variety of experts from charities and organisations, ranging from advice on warm homes and pensions, to matters related to health and care. These experts will be on hand to offer advice and support.”

He finished by stating: “I would like to place on record my thanks to Karen and her team at Fair Close, for their support in hosting this event.”

Attendees include; Berkshire Carers Service, Age UK Berkshire, The British Legion, Pension Advisory Service, Citizens’ Advice Bureau, Alzheimer’s Society, West Berkshire Council Housing Department, and West Berkshire Council Access for All team.



Following previously successful open surgeries in Newbury and Thatcham, Richard will be hosting the following for constituents, who wish to make their views known or may require help with a particular issue(s). 

TESCO Hungerford – 16 September 2014 – 09:00-11:00

Graham Jones Pharmacy, Lambourn – 19 September 2014 – 13:00-15:00

Waitrose Newbury – 10 October 2014 – 10:00-12:00