Month: February 2018

Accrington & Rossendale College Community Courses – Starting Soon!

Accrington & Rossendale College’s full timetable of community courses will be starting again after Easter

There are some great courses on offer at The Waterside Centre as well as some at the Broad Oak Road campus.

Subjects include; Customer Service, Child Care, Mental Health Awareness, Adult Care and Health & Social Care, Dementia Awareness, Mentoring, IT Computer (…)

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Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism NW have moved

Understanding Autism NW provide a specialised therapeutic service for individuals and families affected by Asperger’s syndrome and high functioning autism.

The registered charity has recently moved to new premises in Accrington and their contact telephone number has also changed to 01254 471500.

The therapists at Understanding Autism North West have both (…)

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Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme

Tesco Bags of Help funding is now available to even more communities across the UK

Bags of Help is Tesco’s exciting local community grant scheme  where the money raised by the sale of carrier bags is being used to fund thousands of local projects in communities right across the UK.  (…)

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Come and Join Our Team of Community Contacts!

Could you spare a couple of hours each week to help community groups and services in your local area?

We’re building a team of community contacts that help promote local information and activities in their local area so that people can find out about them and get involved.

You will be (…)

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Lancashire County Council

Information Evening For Potential Foster Carers

Anyone thinking about becoming a foster carer is invited to an information evening in Preston to find out more.

The event will be held on Wednesday 21 February 2018 at County Hall, on Fishergate Hill in Preston, from 6pm to 7.30pm.

Members of Lancashire County Council’s fostering team, as (…)

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Tackling Knife Crime On Lancashires Streets

Lancs. Police is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime by encouraging people to surrender their knives at local police stations.

Operation Sceptre, running from 12th to 18th February 2018, is a national campaign targeting knife crime and those who carry knives.

While knife crime in Lancashire (…)

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Community Heroes Awards 2018

BBC Radio Lancashire is proud to announce its first Community Heroes Awards.

They are recognising those in the county that go the extra mile and make a real difference to the lives of others.

Nominations are being sought in various categories which are designed to reward everything from being a (…)

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Lancashire County Council

School Admission Appeals Panel Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help to decide on appeals by parents for school places.

Lancashire County Council is looking to recruit people from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to join its independent appeals panels. These panels are set up to consider appeals from parents who have missed (…)

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Stop Loan Sharks Winter Edition Newsletter 2018

The latest ‘Stop Loan Sharks’ newsletter is now available.

The newsletter provides the latest information about the work of the Illegal Money Lending Team, details of recent successes across the country and how proceeds of crime monies are being put to good use.

You can download a copy here: Stop Loan (…)

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Homewise Newsletter February 2018

The latest newsletter from the Homewise Disability Aids Recycling Centre is now available.

Affordable daily living aids save Homewise customers 70% on average compared to buying brand new.  They have an offer on Kitchen Trolleys throughout February.

For the latest information and contact details for the organisation, please download their (…)

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