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Children's Hub new phone system!

created by Hartlepool Now published on 29 June 2018

The Children's Hub now has a new telephone system!   When contacting on 01429 284284, you will have 4 options, press:   Shortfalls in rent, foodbank vouchers and crisis support  Concerns and wellbeing of an adult Concerns and wellbeing of a child/ young person Nursey entitlement and childcare   Other ways you can contact the hub: Email:

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Government puts disabled passengers first!

Government puts disabled passengers first! created by Hartlepool Now published on 29 June 2018

Government puts disabled passengers first by backing innovative projects to improve train journeys      The list of projects to receive a share of £600,000 funding is: Accessibility Evaluation Survey for Stations (ACCESS): a tool to help those responsible for station accessibility to identify problems and prioritise improvements Less Visible Impairments (LVIS):

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Constructing Excellence in the North East Awards 2018 – Winners Announced

Constructing Excellence in the North East Awards 2018 – Winners Announced created by Hartlepool Now published on 25 June 2018

Constructing Excellence in the North East Awards 2018 – Winners Announced On Friday 15th June at the Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park over 330 construction professionals celebrated the successes of their organisations, projects and individuals.   Winner – Hartlepool Centre for Independent Living Hartlepool Borough Council

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Centre for Independent Living's Bistro is now open on a Saturday

Centre for Independent Living's Bistro is now open on a Saturday created by Hartlepool Now published on 11 June 2018

Centre for Independent Living  (CIL’S) Bistro is now open on a Saturday between 10am and 1pm. Light snacks, refreshments and meal deals available.   Please come along to experience the lovely environment  and the warm friendly welcome from the staff.   Loyalty card available All welcome.  

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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 01 June 2018

Well, the long wait is nearly over, and we are going to get some football back on the telly on the 14th June. Yippee!!!! Every month I seem to find a story about the difficulties disabled people face when travelling – and guess what -  I’ve found another one.

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