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People across Lancashire are being encouraged to do their bit to help reduce loneliness amongst older people over the festive period by sending a Christmas card to residents of a local care home.  The campaign is now in its second year and runs both at Christmas and over the summer, with the latter focussing on summer holiday postcards. More than 100 care homes have signed up to take part this year.  As well as being something nice to...

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Lonely people in Blackpool now have a place to go following the introduction of a ‘chatty bench’ in Dickson Road. The idea for the bench, which will be placed in the grounds of St Paul’s Medical Practice, came from a group of local residents keen to tackle loneliness and isolation in the area. The brightly coloured bench is the first of its kind in the town and is designed to be a place for people who are feeling lonely to go and sit,...

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SMALL CHARITIES EVENT IN BLACKPOOL

SMALL CHARITIES EVENT IN BLACKPOOL


Posted By on Jun 9, 2019

You are invited you to Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde’s Small Charities Week Event on June 19th 2019. The event will be held at Lancashire Energy HQ, Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone, Squires Gate Lane, Blackpool , FY4 2QS. Parking is available. Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities...

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Monday 15th April saw a visit to Blackpool for funder, BBC Children in Need, as part of their plans developing a new funding strategy. Supported by both Blackpool Council and Third Sector organisations, Ali from got a warm and appreciative welcome to our fabulous town. Starting with a meeting with key council personnel, Ali was given information about Blackpool, key statistics and information about the wards and Blackpool Council...

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In December 2018 the board of the Blackpool Fairness Commission met to outline the prosperous future for the FC. Out of the 23-fairness commission started in UK Blackpool is the only still operating six years on. Throughout 2019 the Fairness Commission will be taking on new projects and priorities to make Blackpool a fairer place to live, work and learn. Some of the projects previously undertaken by the FC include: Fairtrade Town...

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Fairtrade Blackpool – Chair’s Blog

Fairtrade Blackpool – Chair’s Blog


Posted By on Jan 15, 2019

I am delighted  Blackpool’s Fairtrade status has been renewed. As a Town we have worked very hard to ensure our Fairness values go beyond our Fylde Coast borders. Fairtrade represents our commitment to ensure that every person who is responsible for providing the food eat, the tea and coffee we drink, the clothes we wear and the footballs we kick, are treated with respect. Why shouldn’t someone who lives and works in...

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