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Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly created by Rachel Hogg published on 26 January 2017

Places available in groups in your area now! Make Sunday the highlight of your month Gladys is 90 and has been a guest of Contact the Elderly for many years: "Contact still means a lot to me each month.  It seems that some folk have never heard of Contact.  If they ask me about it I try to explain that small contact groups are all over the country in towns and villages.

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Magistrates Recruitment

Magistrates Recruitment created by Rachel Hogg published on 20 January 2017

What do these individuals have in common? They are all just ordinary people who volunteer their time to be a magistrate. Fancy joining them? We are recruiting magistrates for courts at Teesside, Peterlee and Newton Aycliffe. Magistrates deal with facts.  Here are some facts to consider: Magistrates are ordinary local people from all walks of life.

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Knit/Crochet to raise awareness of Dementia

Knit/Crochet to raise awareness of Dementia created by Rachel Hogg published on 16 January 2017

The North of Tees Dementia Collaborative are asking for volunteers to either knit or crochet forget me not flowers to raise awareness of dementia.  Pattern can be provided.    The flowers donated will be used in a display during Dementia Awareness Week (15-21 May 2017) with some being made into brooches. 

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Cold Weather Alert: are you prepared?

Cold Weather Alert: are you prepared? created by Age UK published on 13 January 2017

Weather forecasters have predicted a cold snap in all regions of England until Sunday 15th January.  Sleet, snow and severe frosts are forecast in some regions over the next few days. What is a Cold Weather Alert? Cold Weather Alerts are issued by the Met Office when winter weather is most likely to significantly impact people’s health, i.e.

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'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle'

'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle' created by Incontrol-able published on 09 January 2017

First of all I would like to wish you a Happy New Year and best wishes for 2017!! How many of us have already ditched our New Year resolution?  At the moment, I'm hanging in there, but I'm trying  to beat my record of the 15th January!!  I'm trying to use the advice on this link to help me stay strong!!  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38470263

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