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Could you be a Foster Carer?

Could you be a Foster Carer? created by HN published on 10 December 2018

Fostering is a way of providing family life for children who cannot live with their own parents. Fostering is often used to provide temporary care while parents receive help to sort out problems, or to help distressed and troubled children and young people through a difficult period in their lives.

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Lifeguards honoured for daring rescue

Lifeguards honoured for daring rescue created by HN published on 10 December 2018

Two Hartlepool Borough Council lifeguards have been honoured with a special award following their daring rescue of two people from the sea. Ashley Boagey and Chris Ward (pictured here with Debbie Kershaw HBC Quality & Safety Officer) staged the rescue whilst on duty at Seaton Carew during the summer.

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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 04 December 2018

It’s seems apt that I write the blog for December on the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018. There are an estimated 1 billion people living with disabilities worldwide who face many barriers to inclusion in many aspects of society. What I find shocking is that as I write this blog there is no mention of it on both the BBC and SKY news websites.

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If you are pregnant and smoke, would you complete this survey?

If you are pregnant and smoke, would you complete this survey? created by B Bird published on 21 November 2018

This is a survey about help to stop smoking cigarettes while pregnant. Please answer the questions if you have smoked while pregnant in the last three years. Maternity Voices Partnerships try to find out how mums and their partners feel about the maternity services locally so we can inform improvements. The survey is anonymous and should take less than 5min to complete. Thanks for your time

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Dignity Day

Dignity Day created by B Bird published on 20 November 2018

On February 2nd 2019 H.M Lord-Lietenant of County Durham, Mrs Sue Snowdon has kindly agreed to open the Dignity Day event here in Hartlepool. Open from 10.30am - 2.00pm at the Avenue on Lauder Street, it is your opportunity to find out more about the work of the National Pensioners Convention and other groups supporting families and individuals in Hartlepool.

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