If you are a young carer, are you okay?

Sefton Young Carers support young people who have a caring responsibility at home.  By connecting young carers to each other they soon realise that they are not alone and that there are people around them who can help.  One young carer aged 10 said: “I thought I was the only one?  I didn’t know other children went through the same things as me?” They currently … Continue reading If you are a young carer, are you okay?

Are you okay with your environment?

The Friends of South Park are a community group dedicated to the improvement and ongoing wellbeing of South Park in Bootle, Merseyside. They are part of a growing network called Taking Root in Bootle which connects community growing, food and health projects across South Sefton. Every Friday they hold a community gardening session where they maintain the site together over a chat. Being outdoors really … Continue reading Are you okay with your environment?

Are you okay with your mental health?

Sean’s Place is a community interest company who provide a wide range of activities to support the emotional and mental wellbeing of men in Sefton. All sessions at Sean’s Place have been chosen due to their ability to improve confidence and self-esteem, whilst reducing symptoms of stress and anxiety. Some of their activities include: Sunday 6pm-8pm- Mental health and wellbeing workshops Monday 6pm-8pm- Fishing Group … Continue reading Are you okay with your mental health?

New campaign to prevent spread of coronavirus indoors this winter

A new science-based public information campaign will be launched ahead of winter to highlight how everyone can help to stop the spread of the virus by remembering to wash their hands, cover their face and make space. ‘Hands. Face. Space’ will run across TV, radio, print, out of home, social and digital display advertising, as well as on community media channels and will be supported … Continue reading New campaign to prevent spread of coronavirus indoors this winter

Venues required by law to record contact details

Premises and venues across England like pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas must have a system in place by law to record contact details of their customers, visitors and staff in the latest move to break the chains of transmission of coronavirus. These businesses and organisations had been advised to collect and share data, with many effectively doing so, but following the recent move to ban … Continue reading Venues required by law to record contact details