AGE UK are one of the most substantial charities specialised in helping the elderly. From this week, the charity will be offering their ‘handyperson’ service on the weekend in Richmond borough. 

The service is designed to help the elderly with around the home jobs, such as small repairs and home security checks. The majority of work carried out is small DIY jobs such as framing pictures or painting and decorating. 

The new weekend service is expected to provide extra, more convienent help for thousands of elderly citizens living alone in the borough. The Charity charges £25 an hour for over 65’s, with a minimum of one hour’s service. 

For more information on the scheme, for you or somebody you may know, contact the AGE UK Home Services team at