Silver Links
Selected for Senior Citizens

General Sites

 

Aches and Pains

 

 Organizations

 

Food and Drink

 

Hobbies and Interests Includes Tradesmen

 

Journals and Newsletters

 

Travel and Holidays

 

Other Useful Links



General Sites


AgeInfo: information for everyone concerned with older people
OPIN: Older People's Information Network
50 connect: a portal for the over 50s
Pensioners' Forum (UK)
Seniors Network (UK)
Silverlinks Network::  conversation for grown ups

Associations Organizations and Help Sites

Journals and Newsletters

Travel and Holidays

Hobbies and Interests

Hobbies
Activities for over 50s in North West England
 
Antiques
Antiques and Arts Independent: the newspaper for the British antiques and art trade
UK Auctioneers
Arts and Crafts
Craftster,org: "no tea cosy comes without irony"
Cut out + Keep
Isew.co.uk: the face of sewing in the UK
Wood Carving Illustrated
Computers, Internet and New Fangled Gadgets
Broadband Genie: broadband help and guides
Computer Help for People Over 50
Finding Things on the Internet
Home Movie Making Tutorial for Beginners
Internet Basics for Seniors
Internet Tutorials
SeniorNet: bringing wisdom to the information age (US)
Silverhairs: the helpline for silver surfers (UK)
Creative Writing
The Writers Drawer
Do-it-Yourself, Woodworking and Home Improvement
Ask the builder (US)
B & Q (UK) : includes DIY help and advice
DIY Doctor: interactive question and answer service with qualified tradesmen
DIY Fix It
DIY Network
Homebase: includes ideas and techniques
Lowes Creative Ideas
How to Clean Anything
Makers' Marks: traditional bronze, brass and stainless steel labels
Spares, parts and accessories for electrical and domestic appliances (UK)
This to That (how to glue things to other things)
Woodworking: Woodnet: The Woodworker's Online Resource (US)
Finding a Tradesman
CEO email addresses: take it to the top if customer services have let you down:
Guild of Master Craftsmen: find a craftsman
50 plus Organisation: home of 50plus Handyman, HomeCare & Repair and 50plus People
Improveline: directory of home improvement professionals (UK)
Trust Mark: approved tradesmen (UK)
Education
BBC Learning: online courses
University of the Third Age
 
Food and Drink
Allrecipes.com
BBC Food Sites
British Cheese Board [unavailable at latest check]
British Turkey Information Service: information and recipes
Cook Advice
Cooking Conversion Tables
CuisineNet
Delia Online
English Wine Producers
Epicurious
Fairtrade Foundation
Farmers Markets National Association (UK)
Food and Drink from Videojug: really helpful video instruction for basic cookery. The site has many other useful topics.
Food and Drink in Wales
Great British Kitchen: includes Recipes
Idrink: drink recipes etc.
Jancis Robinson's Website: wine
Mangiare Bene:  the most popular Italian internet recipe archive and guide to Italian cooking :[ the English version is temporarily unavailable]
Mamta's Kitchen: Indian family food
Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
RecipeSource
Slow Food: for the Defence of and the Right to Pleasure
Soil Association: organic food (UK)
StillTasty: how long will food items stay safe and tasty
Tea4Health
Tea Home Page (UK)
Traditional Scottish Recipes


Cookery Conversion Tables: from BBC Good Food
 

Pubs, Restaurants and shops

Fundraising
Fundraising (UK)
Gardening
Gardening
Grandchildren
Grandparents Plus
Gransnet ; an offshoot of the famous Mumsnet
Teddy Bear Lost and Found: the community page that reunites lost teddy bears and cuddly toys and their sorrowing humans
Jigsaw Puzzles
British Jigsaw Library
Money Matters
Money
Music
Music
Nature
Nature
Public Speaking
Speechtips.com (US)
Shopping
ShopGuide (UK)
Stamp Collecting
Stamp Collecting - Doing it for enjoyment, not for profit
Tour India Through Stamps
Theatre
Theatre
Volunteering
Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme
Walking and Rambling
Highland Walks
Valley and Low Level Walks in the Lake District
National Trails (UK)
Open Access Website for England
Ramblers' Association (UK)
South West Coast Path (UK)
Walking Britain
Walking in the Peak District

Recently added sites

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Compiled by Sylvia Milne (Chester, England).
Updated 21/07/17
Links checked 21/07/17
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