A father and daughter have teamed up to offer fishing expeditions to help older people combat isolation and loneliness.

Age UK employee Becky Bostock was approached by private lake manager Adam Chamberlain who was concerned about how elderly people in his part of Somerset had become isolated in the pandemic.

The Royal Navy, which owns the lake, has allowed Age UK to run the sessions aimed at men over 60.

Steve Chinnock, Ms Bostock’s father also volunteers for the charity.

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