Month: April 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week

What are you doing for Mental Health Awareness Week?

Mental Health Awareness Week is just three weeks away! Are you hosting an event or Looking for something to do?

One of the things that makes the week so special is the hundreds of organic events that take place all over the country in schools, workplaces, communities and even people’s homes.


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volunteers week

Take a look at the new Volunteers’ Week website

Volunteers’ Week 2018 is just over a month away and the new look Volunteers’ Week website is now up and running.

Find stories on what Volunteers’ Week means to volunteers and the organisations they give time to (…)

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Young people, CAMHS needs you!

Young people, CAMHS needs you!  Do you want to see children and young people thrive in their everyday lives?

Do you want to help redesign services across Lancashire for young people with emotional health and wellbeing issues?

CAMHS are currently undergoing a redesign of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health (…)

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Action Fraud

FIFA World Cup 2018 Ticket Alert

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant.

Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices. A FIFA (…)

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Diabetes Prevention Week 2018

East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen CCGs are urging people to choose a healthier lifestyle this Diabetes Prevention Week (16 – 22 April 2018).

Type 2 diabetes is largely preventable through lifestyle changes and can cause health problems such as:

Sight loss Kidney failure Heart attack Stroke

Dr Rahul Thakur (…)

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Automated Action Fraud Tech Support Scam Calls

Action Fraud are aware of fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud contacting victims using automated phone calls.

Victims are receiving cold-calls from fraudsters purporting to represent Action Fraud. When the calls are answered, an automated voice asks the responder to “press 1 if you have made a report to (…)

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LCC Update: April 2018

LCC Update: April 2018

Your monthly Lancashire County Council update.

A lot is being recycled in Lancashire but there are still many ways that we can make a difference, including in the bathroom. Did you know that your bathroom is awash with recyclables?

We all use toiletries and bathroom cleaners on a daily basis (…)

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Bootstrap For Jobs, Training and Business Start Up

Do you want help, advice or new skills to get into work? Bootstrap has a range of new, free, voluntary provisions.

They have centres in Blackburn, Burnley, Accrington and Nelson and their help and advice is tailored to what you need:

Support and training in internet based job search Telephone techniques (…)

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Moorland Fire Safety

Moorland Fire Safety

Every year fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats. Some fires are started deliberately, but most are due to carelessness.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue have issued straighforward advice on how to keep the glorious British countryside picture perfect and your visit trouble-free:

A carelessly discarded cigarette in (…)

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Action Fraud

Magazine Advertising Debt Alert

Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt.

The fraudsters state the debt originates from the victim not paying a magazine advertisement subscription.

A variety of magazine names and publishers are being used (…)

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