31
Jul

NW England Lockdown

NW England Lock Down – what you can and can’t do

NW England Lock Down  – what you can and can’t do An outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in parts of Greater Manchester, East Lancashire, and West Yorkshire. The government and relevant local authorities are acting together to control the spread of the virus. As of today, if...

29
Jul

Summer Games 2022

Liverpool Council unable to host SOGB’s 2022 Summer Games

Liverpool City Council has announced today it will be unable to host a rescheduled Special Olympics GB (SOGB) National Summer Games in 2022. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the decision to postpone the 2021 games was made in late May.  Having explored all the options for the Games to...

29
Jul

Better Health Campaign Launched By Public Health England

  On Monday 27th July, Public Health England launched a major new adult health campaign. The Better Health Campaign aims at supporting individuals on their weight loss journey. Later it will also provide advice and support for quitting smoking, drinking less, and looking after one’s mental health. COVID-19 has...

08
May

Chelson Meadow

Plymouth City Council to re-open Chelson Meadow

Plymouth City Council to re-open Chelson Meadow Recycling Centre Plymouth City Council plans to reopen the Chelson Meadow recycling centre on Wednesday 13th May. The centre will only be accepting garden waste (not soil), electrical equipment, and bagged household waste. The following items will NOT be taken: Antifreeze, asbestos...

29
Apr

Bereaved Families to receive £60K

Bereaved families of front line health & care staff to get £60,000

Bereaved families of front line health & care staff to get £60,000 Bereaved families of health & care workers on the frontline will benefit from a new life assurance scheme. Families of eligible frontline workers who die from coronavirus in the course of their work will receive a £60,000...

19
Apr

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters website has launched its COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign. It focuses on looking after people’s mental wellbeing during the pandemic. With many feeling worried, anxious or isolated during these challenging times, The campaign highlights lots of things we can...

12
Nov

Flu Vaccine

Importance of Flu Vaccine for people with Learning Disabilities

Importance of flu vaccine for people with learning disabilities  The importance of flu vaccine for people with learning disabilities, cannot be overstated. Compared with other groups, people with learning disabilities are particularly vulnerable. This is because they have poorer physical and mental health, and ultimately a lower life expectancy....

01
Nov

November Newsletter

Yourway November Newsletter Out Now

November Newsletter – Out Now Our November Newsletter is out today. Together with our customers, carers, and friends we’ve been busy, planning loads of fun activities for this month. We hope you like it. It’s packed full of great things to do in and around Plymouth this month. If...

01
Jun

June Newsletter – Out Now – Get Your Copy

June Newsletter – Out Now – Get Your Copy Our June Newsletter is out now. Together with our customers, carers, and friends we’ve been busy, planning loads of fun activities for this month. We hope you like it. It’s packed full of great things to do in and around...

20
May

‘Us Too’ Project – Coming To Devon & Cornwall

‘Us Too’ Project – Coming To Devon & Cornwall The ‘Us Too’ Project is coming to Devon & Cornwall. This peer-led project is for women with learning disabilities and autism. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of women at risk of domestic abuse and sexual violence....

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