Dundee’s pensioners took to the streets to protest against the decision to start charging over-75s for their TV licence.
Dundee Pensioners Forum
Council tenants are being urged to have their say on the controversial shower tax at a meeting later this month.
The body that represents Dundee’s pensioners has shared concerns that the city’s controversial shower tax may not be lifted until this time next year.
Dundee pensioners have vowed to continue their fight to force the city council to axe the shower tax.
Dundee pensioners are considering withholding part of their rent in their ongoing fight to abolish the shower tax.
Pension fund members have condemned plans to move access online.
Dundee City Council may have pocketed as much as £6 million from charging residents up to £10 a week for having a shower.
A Dundee pensioner claims she has spent thousands of pounds just to use a shower in her home.
Elderly residents are being warned to stay alert after reports of pensioners being targeted by late-night scammers.
Residents in Broughty Ferry will be left without a post office for a fortnight when the facility closes for a revamp.
Pensioners have pledged to fight an “outrageous” charge which means they have to pay to take a shower.
Members of Dundee Pensioners’ Forum will be holding a protest this week to campaign for over-75s to keep their free TV licence.
NHS Tayside is “determined” to reach the government’s target of 60% of staff having flu jabs.
OAPs will be able to quiz the top brass of bus firm Xplore Dundee at a special event organised by a local group.
A pensioners’ rights campaigner has backed calls to introduce a dedicated helpline to end fuel poverty in Dundee.
Council chiefs are set to reject proposals to raise the age limit on free bus travel — as they call on ministers to protect local services.
Fears emergency crews are stretched to limit after ambulance took two hours to attend ‘life-threatening’ situation in Dundee
Fears have been raised that ambulance resources are being stretched to the limit after it emerged patients in Dundee have had to wait more than two hours for treatment in life-threatening situations.
NHS Tayside is employing a record number of older people.
The chairman of Dundee Pensioners Forum today warned that “sickening” scams on the elderly and vulnerable are on the rise.