Angela’s older and bolder call for the over 55s

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NEWSREADING legend Angela Rippon is coming to town tomorrow to help promote positive approaches to life for older adults.

Pete Winkelman, chairman of MK Dons, is opening the event at 10.30am at stadium:mk and activities throughout the day will include a choir, Wii fit, exercise demonstrations and the chance for the public to join in with dance activities such as pole-dancing and zumba.

Angela Rippon will arrive about lunchtime and will take the stand to give her take on how she has stayed so active and healthy.

There will be a treasure hunt with exciting prizes including a netbook and a Kindle e-book and refreshments available throughout the day. There will also be free electric blanket testing to anyone who brings theirs along on the day.

As well as a day of activities there will be an exhibition area – an opportunity to find out more from key agencies in Milton Keynes including Milton Keynes Council Trading Standards, the Council’s Adult Social Care Team, MK Dons Sport and Education Trust, The Extra Care Charitable Trust, volunteer groups and many more.

Karen Ford, MKC’s Head of Trading Standards said: “We’re really excited someone of the calibre of Angela Rippon is coming to MiIton Keynes to be the public face of such an important cross-generational event like this.”

Local businesses wishing to get involved in the eventcan email tsd@milton-keynes.gov.uk or register your interest through www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/tradingstandards.