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November 14, 2019

HELP FOR BBC TO FUND OVER 75’s LICENCE FEE?

Last month, October 2019, the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee published a report which said […]
November 14, 2019

LEEDS, BRISTOL and SCOTLAND REGIONAL MEETING REPORTS

LEEDS REGIONAL MEETING 24TH OCTOBER 2019 Members from the Yorkshire area got the chance to meet members of our Committee […]
November 14, 2019

KEEP WARM, KEEP WELL

When we are cold, we feel miserable and our mental and physical health can suffer.  Here are some tips for […]
November 14, 2019

FREE MEMBERSHIP TO END

Our Free Membership promo will be ending by April 2020.  It has been successful in recruiting new members.  However, given […]
November 14, 2019

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

It’s hard to believe, but this year’s series has ended.  I’m sure that a lot of members have enjoyed the […]
October 11, 2019

BBC on the move again

In September, Tony Hall, BBC Director General gave a speech to the RTS Cambridge Convention in which, amongst other things, […]
October 10, 2019

Ode to Autumn

This poem by English Romantic poet John Keats was written in September 1819 – two hundred years ago and published […]
October 10, 2019

Autumn Superfoods

The month of October brings autumn into sharp focus as the temperature begins to drop alongside the leaves. Dark nights […]
September 12, 2019

DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL?

In 1954 the BBC bought and converted Riverside Studios to become the first purpose-built television facility. This innovative project took […]
September 12, 2019

WE’RE COMING TO SEE YOU

Whilst a significant something might be happening at the end of October, if you live in Bristol and Leeds, it […]
September 12, 2019

OTHER PEOPLE’S STORIES

The BBCPA has, in its own small way, through our Memory Bank, become a repository for our members memories of […]
September 12, 2019

BBCPA NEEDS YOU…

to become our next Treasurer. If you like figures, banking, writing cheques, paying invoices and writing reports, it could be […]
September 12, 2019

ARE YOU A CARER?

These days, according to statistics, we are living longer and with advances in medicine, healthier.  However, not everyone is fortunate […]
June 26, 2019

WATCH SIR JOHN TUSA AT BBCPA AGM 2019

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June 15, 2019

DON’T BE SORRY, BE SAFE

DON’T BE SORRY, BE SAFE The summer months are, hopefully, going to be warm and sunny.  You might be thinking […]
June 15, 2019

CHANGES TO RADIO TIMES OFFER

June 15, 2019

BBCPA AGM 2019 MINUTES

June 15, 2019

TV LICENSING SCAM

June 15, 2019

BBC DECISION ON TV LICENCE FEES FOR OVER 75’S

May 16, 2019

VISIT A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN

NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME The health benefits of gardening are many. Physical and mental health is improved together with a sense […]
May 16, 2019

NHS HEALTH CHARGES

For some pensioners and our members, NHS health charges can be difficult to pay. Most people are aware of free […]
May 16, 2019

COUPLES BENEFIT CHANGES

The Government is changing how couples benefits can be claimed. This may have a detrimental effect on you and your […]
May 12, 2019

BBCPA AGM 2019 REPORT AND OTHER NEWS

BBCPA AGM 16TH APRIL 2019 Our Chairman, Albert Barber, welcomed a full house of members to the 32nd Annual General […]
April 8, 2019

BBC ANNUAL PLAN 2019/20 PUBLISHED

The BBC has published its Annual Plan for 2019/20 where it sets out its priorities for the year ahead. In […]
April 8, 2019

**NEW** BBC 2019 PENSION INCREASE CONFIRMED

It has been confirmed that the following pension increases will take effect from 1st April 2019
April 8, 2019

BBCPA AGM 2019 16TH APRIL

We’d love to see you at our AGM on Tuesday 16th April at 2 pm at Friends House. Login to find out more.
April 8, 2019

TRUSTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR THE BBC PENSION TRUST LTD.

The BBC Pension Trust Ltd. has appointed Catherine Claydon to the Board of Trustees (the Board). She takes up the […]
April 8, 2019

BRITBOX

A new, innovative joint venture to showcase the best of British television has been announced by BBC and ITV. The […]
February 11, 2019

FEBRUARY MEDIA NOTES

BAFTA AWARDS 2019 Discover more about the winners of this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards. Watch the programme on […]
February 4, 2019

KEYNOTE SPEAKER BBCPA AGM 2019

BBCPA AGM 2019 We are pleased to announce that Sir John Tusa will be the Keynote Speaker at this year’s […]
January 29, 2019

LATEST CYBER FRAUD

BEWARE of fake phishing TV licensing emails In December 2018 there were 200 crime reports made to Action Fraud in […]
January 16, 2019

**NEW** DECEMBER 2018 RPI AND CPI FIGURES ANNOUNCED

January 14, 2019

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT OVER-75s LICENCE FEE FUNDING?

Photograph © credit: DenisMArt / Shutterstock.com Currently, if you are over-75, you get a free BBC licence fee. This concession was announced by Gordon […]
January 7, 2019

THE STORY OF THE BBC RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP

Have you ever wondered about when and where the famous BBC Radiophonic workshop began?
January 4, 2019

NEW RADIO TIMES OFFER 2019

Enjoy the Radio Times? Enjoy it for less with OUR NEW BBCPA offer.
January 4, 2019

BBC MY PENSION ONLINE

In this ‘brave new 21st century world’ there are many aspects of our lives that we can now view via […]

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