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GOOD NEWS - January 20th

Although we have to remain vigilant, there are some encouraging signs about the pandemic and the easing of restrictions, and more optimism and enthusiasm in the community to get out and about, try something new ...

The Bay: A Blueprint for Recovery, connects residents with the environment and nature to support better physical and mental health.This project is already active in many communities around Morecambe Bay expanding on the great initiatives started by The Wildlife Trusts and their partners.

We’re looking forward to supporting the Wyre-based team in the future, especially with the exciting news they will soon be based at Rossall Observation Tower!

The Citizens Advice Digital Help Centre at Fleetwood Market is looking for volunteers to support their work in the community.

Full training will be given and you will be alongside an experienced member of staff.

If this is of interest please contact Rose on

Giving time to support a charity or good cause is hugely rewarding and there are many local groups looking for help ...

If you’d like to know more about some of the opportunities, Mark Trent from Lancashire Volunteer Partnership is with us at our Wellbeing & Community Information Centre, Affinity Lancashire, tomorrow (Friday 21st January) - call in for a chat between 11am and 1pm.

If it’s help with using and maintaining your digital device or making the most of t’internet the friendly guys from the West Fleetwood Computer Club will also be with us from 11 am to 2pm on Friday. There’s no need to book, just drop in and get connected!

There’s a 12-week course starting next month with the Fylde Coast Health & Social Care Career Academy and it could lead to a career in the NHS.

Places are open for anyone aged 19+ and unemployed. The training is face-to-face at the Academy, Bickerstaffe House, Blackpool with support available for travel and childcare. Learners gain a plethora of level 1 accredited qualifications and a level 2 qualification in dementia awareness with a guaranteed interview with the hospital for health care assistant positions.

Lancashire Adult Learning has a new range of courses starting in February, there are some interesting and different topics ...

Some of the courses are venue-based, some are online and they CV and Interview skills, Equality & Diversity awareness, Sustainability and specialist cleaning and carpet care.

Further information on all the courses and support available is on the Lancashire Adult Learning website or you can telephone 0333 003 1717.

Parents and carers are invited to join a social event to make friends and formation.

Organised by the Wyre Parent Carers, the meeting is for breakfast/brunch at 10.30am on Monday 24th January at The Tramway in Cleveleys. This resident-led group provide great peer support and the get together is a chance to find out what’s happening and the help available.

See the event page on Facebook if you are interested, pay on the day.

A reminder of the next date for the Vaccine Van in Fleetwood ...

If you are eligible for a booster, or a first/second jab pop along to Marine Hall on Wednesday 26th January between 1pm and 7pm - no booking required. Please do keep in touch with any news and information you'd like us to share, we love hearing from you. Until the next time, take care.



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