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WEEKLY GOOD NEWS: 26th June

Hello again, we hope you are safe and well. We've been putting these Newsletters together since the start of the COVID-19 emergency and they are just a snapshot of what's been happening over that time. So many organisations, voluntary groups and individuals have shown their support, proving time after time what an amazing community we have in Fleetwood. As we hopefully move further out of lockdown, businesses reopen, activities resume, and life becomes a little more 'normal', we're delighted to share a few more good news stories ...


FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

If you are an organisation that employs people from vulnerable or disadvantaged groups, and was founded and trading prior to 2019 you may be eligible to apply for the NatWest Social & Community Capital Coronavirus Response Fund. Follow the link for more info but don't delay, applications may close soon.


NOMINATE A LOCAL HERO

The High Sheriff of Lancashire Covid-19 Awards recognise extraordinary effort in these extraordinary times and nominations are being taken until 30th June. To read more and request a nomination form visit the website highsheriffoflancashire.co.uk 


LIGHTHOUSE VIEW IN SIGHT

Regenda Homes have resumed work on the development of 72 one-bedroom and two-bedroom extra care apartments at Chatsworth Avenue. The facility will include a range of amenities, regular social activities and more creating a 'community' environment. Watch the video update here


CONTINUING TO CARE

Blackpool & Fylde Coast Macmillan Cancer Supporthave worked throughout the COVID-19 emergency, helping those affected by the disease and their families. Read an update in our Services and Support section and learn more about one of their partners, Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Support Group,.

NOW FOR SOMETHING RANDOM ...

A new Facebook group has been set up to share acts of kindness in our Community.


Join Fleetwood Random Act of Kindness to see some of the lovely ways local residents are looking after each other with thoughtful words and gestures that can really make a difference to somebody's wellbeing in these difficult times. 



Until the next time ... Take Care and Stay Safe.

Healthier Fleetwood is a not-for-profit organisation supporting the physical and mental health of the Town's residents by connecting them to each other, services and voluntary groups in the community. As an individual's confidence grows they take more control of their own wellbeing and an active role in the decisions that affect them. We are independent of but work in close partnership with the many organisations supporting the community.

Contact us by email: listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk

Answerphone: 07399 093835

(We will return your call as soon as possible but this is not a 24 hour service)