Found 15th Jan 2015
NS&I have now released these limited issue bonds for over-65s. Fantastic deal if you qualify - 2.8% p.a. on the 1-year bond, and 4% p.a. on the 3-year bond. The interest is taxable. The website seems to be very busy (unsurprisingly), but you can also apply by phone on 0500 500 000.