Christmas online shopping would be difficult without older neighbours.
So many internet shopping parcels get dropped at older neighbours’ houses as they tend to be at home more. This trend of the modern age is one fascinating finding of this Age Friendly Streets campaign.
And when the younger online shoppers pick them up it is a great chance for chat between generations, and an invite for a mince pie and a drink.
Here is a story of one older resident who is very happy to take in parcels.