SPONSORED CONTENT Home from Home Pet Care is giving away £100 worth of vouchers - and to be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is enter our exclusive Facebook competition. The company stocks a range of products as well as proudly providing specialist pet care services and were awarded “kennel of the year” at the Pet Industry Federation awards and finalist at the Dog Friendly awards this year. Located within the idyllic countryside on the outskirts of Swanland, Home From Home Pet Care are leading specialists within the pet care industry. It's official! To celebrate this year’s success in being awarded “Kennel of the Year” – and to give our lucky winner an idea of where their £100 voucher can go - we have put together a handy guide listing the products and services they have on offer. But first, an introduction... Founded 25 years ago with the intention of providing the “highest level of individual care to the region's … [Read more...] about Win £100 to spend on your pet with Home from Home Pet Care
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What is it about Ripon Community Hospital that holds such a dear place in so many people’s hearts? The sense of community ownership has to be an important factor. Having spent a morning with the brilliant staff of Ripon Minor Injury Unit, it’s obvious just how much this facility means to the city. Their general manager for urgent and emergency care, Helen Siewruk-Barnes, hit the nail on the head when she told us that it’s viewed as something that belongs to the people of Ripon.It’s held in such high esteem, in fact, that those who have been helped by the hospital or have previously worked there, feel inspired to give something back. And a big part of this is the Friends of Ripon Hospitals group, who have tirelessly raised vital funds for the hospital and minor injury unit over the course of many, many years. Their amazing volunteers can often be found just inside the main entrance, giving a warm and friendly welcome to patients whilst also drumming up support … [Read more...] about What makes Ripon Minor Injury Unit special: We speak to the amazing staff at one of their busiest times of year
As Arron Banks seeks to answer questions over his Brexit campaign donations, Sky News answers questions you may have about him. :: Who is Arron Banks?Arron Fraser Andrew Banks is 52 and a self-made millionaire who has donated big sums to anti-EU political causes including UKIP ahead of the 2016 referendum.His fortune, estimated by some at up to £250m, is difficult to nail down because of a vast array of privately-owned business interests.These are dominated by insurance companies but also include a South African diamond mine.:: Why should we care?Mr Banks is facing a criminal investigation into the origin of £8m of donations he made to the Leave.EU campaign he co-founded in the run-up to the 2016 Brexit referendum.The source, or sources, of those funds are at the heart of the inquiry.The investigation was launched after the Electoral Commission said there were "reasonable grounds" to suspect that Mr Banks was not the true origin of the cash.The National Crime Agency has … [Read more...] about Arron Banks: Who is the bankroller of Brexit?
A new personal care service will launch on Monday to support vulnerable people in and around Stamford.Evergreen Care Trust has trained some of its staff to become ‘Florence Carers’ in order to expand the range of services it offers.The carers will be able to help people with all aspects of personal care including washing, dressing, toileting, catheter care, skin care and medication.Named after Florence Nightingale, the service will focus on good old-fashioned care in the home.Evergreen’s chief executive Louise Marsh has introduced the service following demand from current She said: “We are delighted to be launching Florence Care, our full personal care service, which is designed to focus on what really matters to those who may need this intervention to stay happy and safe at home.”Staff hope the service will allow even more people to live independently in their own home for longer. It focuses on the areas of personal care which can be challenging and make … [Read more...] about Personal care service will help vulnerable people
AGE UK Redditch is appealing for local volunteers to grow and develop its ‘Community Foot Care’ service to help maintain healthier and ‘happier’ feet. The charity believes we often take our feet for granted and don’t appreciate how important they are for our mobility and general well-being. Serious problems can usually be avoided by taking care of our feet. Helen, a Foot Care Volunteer for Age UK, said: “It is hard to imagine the discomfort and pain caused by long, thickened toenails and hard skin but it does happen. “For example – people with inflexibility, poor eyesight and dementia may not be able to cut their own toenails and that is where we come in. “Clients are so happy when they walk out of a foot care appointment with their toe nails no longer pressing agonisingly into the ends of their shoes. “People leave saying that they feel as if they could go dancing. “Lives can actually be transformed by having … [Read more...] about Age UK BR&WF appeal for community foot care volunteers in Redditch