You’re encouraged to “get outside”

Sefton’s wellbeing organisation, Living Well Sefton, has launched the seventh round of the popular Community Resilience Grant. Groups can apply for grants up to £2,000 for projects that focus on initiatives and activities which aim to encourage people to be more physically active outside such as joining in community gardens, forest schools and walking groups. There is also a £500 grant available for individuals. Community … Continue reading You’re encouraged to “get outside”

Local health professionals have a brew on Blue Monday

Health leaders at NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG encouraged their staff to take a break on Monday, 20 January for Brew Monday. Talking to someone about any subject, from the weather to that new TV programme everyone’s watching, can have a positive impact on the way you’re feeling. That’s why the staff at both CCGs took time … Continue reading Local health professionals have a brew on Blue Monday

Women urged to attend their cervical screening

During Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2020 (20-26 January), health professionals at NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG are reminding women about the importance of attending their cervical screening – also known as a smear test. Cervical cancer affects around 3,000 women in the UK every year, making it the most common form of cancer for women under the … Continue reading Women urged to attend their cervical screening

Recognising community support

Citizens 4 Good is a recognition scheme that aims to highlight the good deeds, kindness and support that local people provide to other members of their community. Citizens 4 Good, a joint initiative between Sefton CVS and the Mayor of Sefton’s Office, was established to recognise those people in Sefton who go that extra mile to help their local communities. From people who run community events … Continue reading Recognising community support

Grants to encourage people to enjoy the great outdoors

Community groups in Sefton are being invited to apply for a ‘Get Outside’ grant being offered by wellbeing organisation, Living Well Sefton. This is the seventh round of the popular Community Resilience Grant and groups can apply for grants up to £2,000 for projects that focus on initiatives and activities which aim to encourage people to be more physically active outside such as joining in … Continue reading Grants to encourage people to enjoy the great outdoors

Flicks and Friends for January

Age Concern Crosby’s first Flicks and Friends for 2020 is CATS and will be screened at the Plaza Community Cinema in Waterloo on Tuesday 21st January. This is a fantastic musical with exquisite dancing and a very talented cast including Judi Dench, Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Idris Elba and more. Inspired by TS Elliot’s collection of poems ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ … Continue reading Flicks and Friends for January

Take control of your health this New Year

After all the indulgence of the festive season, health professionals and Sefton Council are encouraging you get the New Year off to the right start by taking better control of your health. NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG are reminding you about the number of great resources available to people living in Sefton who are looking to make positive … Continue reading Take control of your health this New Year