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Festival of Winter Walks

Festival of Winter Walks

It's time for the annual Festival of Winter Walks! The Ramblers.org.uk Festival of Winter Walks is a 3 week event that has been running for over 25 years and is seen as an opportunity to get more of us out and about and exploring our wonderful countryside. Both...

Taking Real Life Online – The Virtual Careers Fair

Taking Real Life Online – The Virtual Careers Fair

Over the last year, employment has been a major concern for people across the country, due to the impact of the pandemic. Whether that’s concern for the lifespan of an existing job; changing government guidelines affecting business trading; and of course your chances...

International Volunteers Day

International Volunteers Day

International Volunteers Day (IVD) is an international celebration that was created by the UN in 1985. IVD will take place on the 5th of December this year and is an opportunity for volunteers, and volunteer organisations, to raise awareness of the contribution they...

Black Friday

Black Friday

Every year we hear the hype about Black Friday and the deals that can be had, but how did Black Friday start and why?    Black Friday originally started in the USA. As Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday in November, the following Friday is often...

Finding Time For You – Nadine’s Story

Finding Time For You – Nadine’s Story

Whilst caring for people we love is an important part of many of our lives it's also important, for our own well being and happiness, to have time for ourselves. Developing a new skill, exploring your career options and engaging with new activities are a great way to...

International Stress Awareness Week 2020

International Stress Awareness Week 2020

International Stress Awareness Week 2020 (2nd to 6th November 2020)   Let’s face it the modern world is a stressful place sometimes; noise, people, and information all vying for our attention and senses, and our always on society is difficult to take a step back...

World Sight Day Blog – Apple Accessibility

World Sight Day Blog – Apple Accessibility

Assistive Technology advancements have hugely enhanced the lives of individuals with a sight impairment. This technology is not always easy to use or learn but with the right time, equipment and support, huge improvements can be made. From adaptation to screen...

UN’s International Day of Older Persons

UN’s International Day of Older Persons

October 1st marks the United Nations' annual International Day of Older Persons. Established in 1990, the UN’s International Day of Older Persons aims to increase awareness about issues affecting older people. It also helps celebrate the contribution elderly people...