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Change two lives – yours and theirs: Charity celebrates the impact of its volunteers young and old in tackling loneliness and isolation of older people Loneliness Awareness Week – Volunteers in Wandsworth & Battersea area called upon to help tackle loneliness and isolation Hillier’s Silver Line Lavender supports for charity for second year Dame Esther Rantzen, Lorraine Kelly and Angie Best team up to raise funds for The Silver Line The Silver Line bolsters its Board of trustees with five new appointments The Jo Cox Commission: Survey reveals that over half of older people are silent about loneliness Charity helpline overwhelmed by Christmas/New Year callers Dame Esther Rantzen opens helpline’s new ‘home’  Download image The Silver Line ‘wins’ thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery  Download image Lancashire tops table of calls to helpline from lonely older people Helpline for older people names London’s loneliness calls hotspots Helpline for older people names Yorkshire’s loneliness calls hotspots Helpline for lonely older people gets its millionth call Top volunteer award for The Silver Line’s Maureen Silver Line lavender debuts at RHS Chelsea Flower Show Dame Esther Rantzen & Glasgow’s Lord Provost, team up to promote Silver Week 2016 Blackpool Tower is ‘lighting-up’ for Silver Week The Spinnaker Tower is ‘lighting-up’ for Silver Week Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Millennium Bride are ‘lighting-up’ for Silver Week Smeaton’s Tower is ‘lighting-up’ for Silver Week The SSE Hydro is ‘lighting-up’ for Silver Week New Year, old problem- New Year’s Day is busiest ever for helpline that combats loneliness in older people Charity braced for for avalanche of Christmas calls from lonely older people Tunstall cheque presentation Loneliness among older people isn’t just for Christmas 500,000 calls from older people Silver Line – important news for Easter Silver Linings CD Launch 9 March 2015 Press Release Silver Line NEW YEAR 2015 Press Release The Silver Line First Birthday Press Release 25th November 2014 Press release: The Silver Line Helpline marks Older People’s Day by appealing for 1000 volunteers, Wednesday 1st October 2014 Press Release – Silver Line’s first 100,000 callers 28th May 2014 Press Release for The Silver Line National Launch 25th November 2013 Press Release for The Silver Line’s First Week following National Launch 2nd December 2013