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The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women takes place annually on the 25th November. It marks the start of 16 days of activism that ends on 10th December, International Human Rights Day. The campaign is managed by UN Women who have proclaimed every 25th of the month as ‘Orange Day’ to take […]

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Road Safety Week 2018 will run between the 19th and 25th of November and aim to encourage all road users to travel in the safest way possible. You’ll no doubt have noticed that our roads are not only busier but the different ways people travel are increasing. Of course as Liberal Democrats we’re always keen […]

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Autumn Budget 2018

by aldc on 30 October, 2018

This year’s Autumn budget has attracted all the wrong attention, coming under fire from economists as ‘a bit of a gamble’. Many think increasing our national debt, while splashing the cash on tax cuts for the rich, is a bad idea. Speaking on the budget, Paul Johnson, the director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies […]

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Anti-Bullying Week 2018

by mattlynes on 24 October, 2018

Anti-Bullying Week will take place this year between the 12th and 16th November. This year’s key theme is ‘Choose Respect’. The theme has been chosen to highlight the fact that bullying is a behaviour choice and that a positive example can be set by choosing to respect each other. There are two awareness days taking […]

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World Mental Health Day 2018

by aldc on 3 October, 2018

World Mental Health Day: 10th October 2018 This year’s World Mental Health Day focuses on young people in a changing world. Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. Depression is one of the most common diseases in teenagers and suicide is the leading cause […]

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World Mental Health Day: 10 October 2018

by aldc on 3 October, 2018

World Mental Health Day: 10th October 2018 This year’s World Mental Health Day focuses on young people in a changing world. Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. Depression is one of the most common diseases in teenagers and suicide is the leading cause […]

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Celebrate Libraries Week 8-13 October

by aldc on 25 September, 2018

Libraries Week takes place between the 8–13 October to celebrate our country’s libraries. Libraries play are very important to our area, helping to bring our community together. That’s why Libraries Week is focusing on how our libraries help with personal well-being. Libraries don’t just give us free access to our favourite author’s and magazine subscriptions […]

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Organ Donation Week – Words Save Lives

by aldc on 21 August, 2018

Words Save Lives This Organ Donation Week runs between September 3rd and 9th and asks one simple thing of us – to talk to our families about organ donation, today. Many people have never talked about organ donation with their families. That means lost opportunities for donations because families don’t know whether a loved one wants to […]

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Celebrating Carers Week (11-17 June)

by aldc on 6 June, 2018

Carers Week (11-17 June) is an annual awareness campaign to bring caring right out into the open – recognising and celebrating the contribution carers make to families and communities throughout the UK. This Carers Week we want to draw attention to the brilliant local carers in our area who work tirelessley, often without recognition or […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

by aldc on 9 May, 2018

Run by the Mental Health Foundation – this Mental Health Awareness Week, 14-20 May 2018, looks at stress and how to cope with it. For many people the stresses of life can become difficult to deal with so this Mental Health Awareness Week is all about tackling and coping with stress so that it never […]

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