This week the focus is on Mental Health Worries, a quick guide to restrictions, public toilets, face mask exemptions and a list of useful numbers.
The latest Grow Calderdale Autumn 2020 newsletter is out, packed with help and tips on gardening and growing, broken down by month from June to August, gardening events, allotment information, not forgetting wildlife and tasty seasonal recipes.
Learn gardening tips by month, sowing times, plant care, wildlife patches and find gardening or allotment information as well as nature related events.
The OrangeBox in Halifax have put daily activities for the Half Term, including Live Dance Workshops, Live Skate Park, Arts and Crafts session, Choir singing and Drop In sessions, aimed at school age children and young people.
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This Monthly alert outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected.
There have been further reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic here in West Yorkshire. This news alert will give you an indication of the current situation.
If you cannot see the Alert below, download it here.
West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service newsletters and resources –
- If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is
- If you feel pressured, ask them to leave.
- Friends and family are best to ask.
- Don’t make any snap decisions.
- Do the checks and use a number you have found yourself, not the one the visitor provides.
Stay Alert, Stay Safe
There is a new two week session of the LAB project course.
Designed for unemployed adults aged 19+, the LAB Project is a two week course combining team working, confidence building and communication skills, working towards participants delivering a drama workshop in a school during the second week.
The course starts runs between 30th October – 13 November.
There is also the opportunity for participants who complete the course to gain an accredited Level 1 Award in Progression.
This is followed by development of individual action plans, a tailored progression route for each participant and follow up sessions working alongside individuals for 6 weeks following the course.
Citizens advice in Calderdale are here to help you keep yourself warm during the coming winter months. They can offer advice on saving energy, reducing your energy bills where possible and finding you all the help you are entitled to with heating your home.
Being able to keep your home warm improves your health and levels of happiness.
You can contact Citizens Advice on 0300 330 9048.
You can also ring a local energy advisor on 07436 408323 to arrange a telephone appointment.
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team
VSI Alliance would like your feedback to help them plan their next training sessions.
We’re conducting a short survey for our next training programme and your input would be very much appreciated.
Click the button below to start the survey. Thank you for your participation!
All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact email@example.com.