Month: May 2018

Action Fraud

ActionFraud: TSB Port Out Alert

There has been an increase in reports made in May by TSB customers relating to “port-out” fraud.

Fraudsters are number porting a victim’s telephone number to a SIM card under their control and then using the number to access the victim’s bank accounts.

The increase in the number of (…)

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Action Fraud

ActionFraud: TSB Phishing Attacks

There has been a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages (smishing) and phishing emails claiming to be from TSB.

The increase in the number of reports corresponds with the timing of TSB’s computer system update, which resulted in 1.9 million users being locked out of their (…)

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ACCROSS Adult DiY Courses

Short DIY Courses With Accrington & Rossendale College

This June Accrington & Rossendale College will be offering short evening construction courses at their main campus in Accrington.

These short introductory courses will give you the skills you need for home DIY projects or to help you upskill or provide the basic knowledge so that you can move (…)

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Homewise Memory Matters Project

Homewise Newsletter May 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 Wheeled Commodes until the end of June.

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

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BME Express

The BME Express: Edition 35

The latest edition of the Lancashire BME Network newsletter is now available.

Follow this link for the latest quality information: BME Express: Edition 35

If you wish to submit any articles, advertisements or additional information to be included in the newsletter please send it to office@lancashirebmenetwork.org.uk by (…)

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manchester legal walk

Support Free Legal Advice

Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn are taking part in ‘The Manchester Legal Walk’! 

Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn are planning on completing ‘The Manchester Legal Walk’ a 10km sponsored walk to raise funds for their free advice service.  You are invited to join their team, or simply join them in (…)

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Police Herbert Protocol

Help To Keep People With Dementia Safe

Lancashire Police have launched a new scheme with Alzheimer’s Society to help find people with dementia if they go missing.  

It’s called The Herbert Protocol and it’s part of their commitment to support Dementia Action Week (21-27 May)

The new scheme involves carers or loved ones filling in a simple (…)

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volunteers week

Volunteers’ Week 2018!

Events listings are now live on the NCVO Volunteers’ Week 2018 website.

There are just 15 days to Volunteers’ Week 2018!  Hopefully by now you will have checked out the website, downloaded the resources you need and set aside time to get involved in all the social media activity!

Now, (…)

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LCC Update: May 2018

Your monthly Lancashire County Council update.

Foster Care Fortnight is a great way to remind people of the need for more foster carers, and is currently running until Sunday 27 May.

With around 20 Lancashire children coming into care each week and needing urgent foster care placements, LCC are always (…)

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BME Express

The BME Express: Edition 34

The latest edition of the Lancashire BME Network newsletter is now available.

Follow this link for the latest quality information: BME Express: Edition 34

If you wish to submit any articles, advertisements or additional information to be included in the newsletter please send it to office@lancashirebmenetwork.org.uk by (…)

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