PUBLISHED: 12:00 27 May 2018 Sadiq Khan is calling on everyone to become Dementia Friends. Photo: PA PA Wire/PA Images Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week. We can all become a Dementia Friend Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, writes: There are 72,000 people living with dementia in London and too many face the condition alone and without adequate support. I am proud that, last week, we worked with the Alzheimer’s Society to host the first ever Dementia Friendly London Summit at City Hall, demonstrating our collective commitment towards a dementia friendly London. We want a society where people think and act differently about dementia. I’ve taken Dementia Friend training alongside 150 other City Hall staff. Transport for London has integrated dementia awareness into its equalities training programme and will roll out Dementia Friends sessions across its entire workforce. And all Team London volunteers for the Euro 2020 championships … [Read more...] about Recorder letters: democracy, voting, political point, diabetes, disabled discrimination, safety in home, Clean Air Strategy and protecting cats.
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Plymouth is full of inspirational people who go above and beyond in their respected fields. From local mums, hair stylists, and charity workers, to multi-million pound business owners, Olympic athletes and war heroes, there are so many people who deserve recognition. They embody everything that is great about our city - and they deserve to be celebrated. That's why today we have chosen to shine a light on all of those who we feel YOU need to know about. This list is in no particular order, because none of these remarkable people are more important than any other. Jennifer and Ellie Brunt Kind-hearted Jennifer Brunt, 23, and her little sister Ellie, 12, left 25 kind notes around the city centre over the space of 24 hours in an incredible series of random acts of kindness. They placed the notes in shops, cafes, a busker’s hat and even dished one out to a traffic warden, so he could give it out instead of a parking ticket. The pair have been involved in other great activities, … [Read more...] about The Happy List: 100 people who make us proud to be from Plymouth
Mid Wales 14 May 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-44110278 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A campaigner who opposes part of a ban on electric shock collars for dogs and cats in Wales has repeated calls to allow limited use to stop animals from straying.Monima O'Connor has been campaigning for containment … [Read more...] about Part of dog shock collar ban challenged
Bringing your puppy home for the first time is a joyous occasion. And like babies, puppies need time to settle into their surroundings and bond with their new owners. Working pet owners have, until now, had no option but to book time off with their new puppy, but that is no longer the case for staff at one Cambridge firm. Tech firm Airsorted is offering its employees 'Pawternity Leave' - paid time at home with their new pet. The perk means staff can spend up to a week working from home to heap puppy love and affection on their new pet. Airsorted founder and chief executive, James Jenkins-Yates said: “It takes time for animals to make themselves comfortable in new surroundings. Our ‘Pawternity Leave’ ensures that our employees have the flexibility and the support to look after their animals at this crucial stage. “We’re particularly passionate about this initiative because we think that our employees, due to the great job they do, make ideal pet owners. … [Read more...] about Cambridge firm introduces “Pawternity Leave”
We all know how expensive it can be to keep the little ones occupied, so we've put together a list of free fun activities in and around Surrey to hopefully make the whole family happy. Whether you're looking for something to do during the school holidays, on a bank holiday or at the weekend, there are plenty of enjoyable things to do on your doorstep. Let us know if we've missed any great activities off the list! You can email us at [email protected] 1. Bird watching at Frensham Little Pond Around the pond you can spot many common and rare birds, such as reed bunting, sedge warbler and great crested grebe, as well as nightjars and woodlarks. There are damselflies and dragonflies darting over the glistening water in warmer months, and the banks of the pond are fringed with a multitude of yellow iris, purple loose-strife and common reeds. Open daily. Address: Priory Lane, Frensham, GU10 3BT Read More Cheap and free things to do with the kids 2. A walk in Windsor Great … [Read more...] about Free stuff to do with the kids around Surrey