Important information from DWP for benefit claimants

DWP staff have been designated as key workers so that the benefits system continues and payments can be made to claimants. Jobcentres remain open for staff to work in but the public will only be allowed in under exceptional circumstances.  For example, to collect a voucher under the HM Government Payment Exception Service.  Appointments, including … Continue reading Important information from DWP for benefit claimants

Are you working from home? Simple ways to add some exercise to your routine!

With many of us having to work from home at present and the lack of going out options, despite this uncharacteristically lovely weather, there are still ways to incorporate some exercise in our daily routine. Do you sit at a desk all day? Does your 9 to 5 leave no time for structured exercise..? Read … Continue reading Are you working from home? Simple ways to add some exercise to your routine!

Coronavirus: Can you help? Food and NHS volunteer responders requested

Times are difficult and help is needed now more than ever. If you can offer any assistance, either in the way of food for the more vulnerable or by giving some of your time to the NHS, please follow these links: Find food banks near you that may be asking for help with donations. Give Food … Continue reading Coronavirus: Can you help? Food and NHS volunteer responders requested

Active Calderdale Support for Sports and Physical Activity Providers

If you are a sports or physical activity provider Active Calderdale has pulled together latest advice from national bodies to support you. We understand that these are uncertain times for you and are here to help. If you can’t find the answer to your question please contact us at ActiveCalderdale@calderdale.gov.uk and we’ll get back to you … Continue reading Active Calderdale Support for Sports and Physical Activity Providers

Beware of scams, advice from Friends Against Scams

Friends Against Scams want to make you aware of scams related to the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus. Be aware of people offering or selling: Virus testing kits – these are only offered  by the NHS Vaccines or miracle cures – there is currently NO vaccine or cure Overpriced or fake goods to protect yourself from the … Continue reading Beware of scams, advice from Friends Against Scams