Volunteering and Benefits

VOLUNTEERING AND BENEFITS If you are receiving state benefits you are still allowed to volunteer. However, there are some rules that you need to be aware of to make sure that your volunteering doesn’t have an impact on the benefits you receive. This guidance aims to help you start volunteering by giving an overview of…

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Poorest at greater risk from heavy drinking

Poorest at greater risk from heavy drinking The poorest in society are more likely to suffer the health repercussions of excessive drinking, according to a new study. Researchers found that heavy drinkers from deprived areas are at a greater risk of dying or becoming ill due to alcohol consumption. Lead author Dr Vittal Katikireddi said…

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Breakfast Ideas for Mother’s Day

 Some easy Breakfast Ideas for Mother’s Day Blueberry Cheesecake Flapjacks Bursting with cream cheese and whipped cream filling, these pancakes, are unbelievably delicious. Get the recipe » Raspberry-Cinnamon French Toast For this irresistible french toast recipe, you can make it the night before and bake in the morning. The end result is sweet and satisfying, and…

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Good Reads for March

Good reads for March   The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters by Nadiya Hussain She’s more than just a dab hand with a piping bag: this is a debut novel by Nadiya Hussain, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2015. The story is about four girls growing up as the only muslims in the English…

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Sepsis Spot the signs

Sepsis Spot the signs –  Every year, the UK Sepsis Trust estimates that 120,000 people suffer from sepsis, and tragically around 37,000 lives are lost. Many of us aren’t aware of what sepsis is, or what we should be looking out for. Catching sepsis early could be life-saving, so it’s important to know the symptoms,…

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