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New President Of Age UK Surrey Is Honoured To Take Up The Post

Published on: 15 Dec, 2015
Updated on: 15 Dec, 2015

The new president of Age UK Surrey is Lavinia Sealy, who is also one of the county’s deputy lieutenants.

The new president of Age UK Surrey, Lavinia Sealy.

The new president of Age UK Surrey, Lavinia Sealy.

She was a member of Surrey County Council for 16 years representing Bisley, West End, Lightwater and Chobham, where she is a resident, and was its chairman from May 2011 to 2013.

A former history and politics teacher, Mrs Sealy has been a governor of several mainstream and special schools, was a founder trustee of  the Community Foundation for Surrey, remaining a vice-president, and continues her commitment to the voluntary sector and education of every sort at Royal Holloway near Egham, the Lightbox in Woking, various schools and Guildford Cathedral.

Mrs Sealy said: “It’s a great honour to become president of Age UK Surrey. As an independent local charity they work very hard and effectively to provide services for older people across Surrey – to help them make the most out of life, remain independent, informed, healthy and active. The charity does vital work to help combat loneliness and social isolation.”

Age UK Surrey is an independent local charity. It work across Surrey to help improve the lives of older people aged 50-plus.

Its services are designed to enable people remain independent and informed, healthy and active and connected to their communities. It helps to combat loneliness and social isolation.

Services include: information and advice, advocacy, counselling, hometime, a computer drop-in Centre in Guildford, GO50, Tea and Chat in Tandridge, foot care in clinics across the county, Shopmobility in Guildford, and Men in Sheds in Ash.

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