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Tesco Bags of Help - Community Projects - We need your vote!

Tesco Bags of Help - Community Projects - We need your vote! created by Rachel Stacey published on 12 January 2018

Groundwork North East and Cumbria are looking to deliver a programme of free outdoor sessions for those living with Young Onset Dementia and their carers in Hartlepool.  This project is currently up for public vote in the Hartlepool Tesco Extra.  If you are shopping in this Tesco, please ask at the till for the blue tokens and look for the box pictured below on your way out.

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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 03 January 2018

I thought our first Blog of 2018 would be a good time to reflect on last year - so here goes!  We got off to a flying start by moving into the brand new, purpose-built Centre for Independent Living and it really is a fantastic base to deliver our services.  Special thanks to the staff in the Bistro for their support with our popular 'drop-ins'! 

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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 December 2017

As I write this blog, the snow is already laying outside and it is freezing, for a moment I thought it was July in Hartlepool! I start our Blog this month with an element of sadness, due to the recent passing of our friend and volunteer Kim, following a short illness.

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Helping you to stay safe and warm this winter

Helping you to stay safe and warm this winter created by Rachel Stacey published on 08 November 2017

Cleveland Fire Brigade is once again providing a helping hand to anyone struggling to keep warm this winter. Nearly 2000 people across Cleveland have received support during the past three Stay Safe and Warm campaigns with more than 1700 heaters handed out as well as hundreds of thermal and electrical blankets and matress covers. 

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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 November 2017

We hope you don't mind if we start this month's blog by telling you we have just celebrated our 9th Birthday!  It doesn't seem five minutes since we started off with just a laptop, A4 pad and a mobile phone!  It's been an amazing journey and we're still enjoying the ride! We are absolutely delighted to share two pieces of good news with you all.

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