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Spot The Signs Of Modern Slavery

Spot The Signs Of Modern Slavery

Lancashire Police Urge Businesses To Spot The Signs Of Modern Slavery

Lancashire Police is asking businesses in the construction and food processing industries to be on the lookout for employees who may have been trafficked into forced labour.

Modern slavery can take many forms and recent statistics show that 47 (...)

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Scam Alert – Fake Argos Texts

Scam Alert – Fake Argos Texts

Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds

These fake text messages purport to be from Argos and claim that you’re owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details.

Always question unsolicited requests for (...)

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Patient Partners Newsletter – Issue 11

Patient Partners Newsletter – Issue 11

The latest edition of the Patient Partners Newsletter is now available.

The aim of the newsletter is to share news, information and opportunities to get involved in the work of the CCG.  As a member of Patient Partners, you have the opportunity to have your say on the commissioning and development of (...)

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Samaritans Big Listen

Samaritans Big Listen

On 24 July 2018 the Samaritans are hosting a 24-hour event called The Big Listen.

They’ve chosen the 24th of July (24/7) to highlight the fact that they’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round, for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Last year the (...)

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Prospects Newsletter: July 2018

Prospects Newsletter: July 2018

The latest newsletter from the Prospects Foundation is now available.

The bulletin provides details of current project activities and new from Hyndburn’s community-owned environmental charity.

Did you know there are two new walking leaflets for Peel Park and Jackhouse Nature Reserve?  Plus the many other walking leaflets that are available free to (...)

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Social Media Volunteering Opportunities

Social Media Volunteering Opportunities

Are you interested in gaining experience in social media marketing and campaigning? Check out our social media volunteering opportunities.

We are looking for enthusiastic and creative volunteers to help us in our on-going mission to Connect Communities.  Whether you are an experienced user of digital technologies or a learner looking for a (...)

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Hyndburn Sports Awards 2018

Hyndburn Sports Awards 2018

Hyndburn Leisure are searching again for nominations for this year’s Hyndburn Sports Awards 2018.

Do you know anyone from our Hyndburn Community who is one of those special sporting stars, coaches or volunteers that you feel should be recognised and receive a nomination for an award?

The categories this year (...)

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ACCROSS Courses starting soon

ACCROSS Courses starting soon

Summer is here and Accrington & Rossendale College have lots of events and courses coming up in the next few months.

Their popular Bitesize courses are starting in August and they will be announcing their full schedule of autumn adult community courses in Accrington very soon! Plus, they will be (...)

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Lancashire Man Conned Out Of Thousands Of Pounds

Lancashire Man Conned Out Of Thousands Of Pounds

Police are asking you to be aware and share this warning after fraudsters pretending to be police officers conned an elderly man from Lancashire.

In the latest incident the victim was called by a man who said he was from the fraud squad and was told to ring back on (...)

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Accrington MIU still open

Accrington MIU still open

Whilst the GP walk-in centre in Accrington Victoria Community Hospital closed on Sunday 17 June, the adjacent Minor Injuries Unit remains OPEN. 

The unit is open 8am to 8.30pm 7 days a week and they can typically treat:

Broken bones Strains and sprains Cuts, wounds and grazes Minor head injuries Minor (...)

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