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    Tackling homeless crisis

    July 17, 2018

    Buckinghamshire County Council is launching a new service to prevent vulnerable people in the county from becoming homeless. Buckinghamshire Community Housing Support Service will provide support to people who are at risk of losing their home because they’re struggling to manage independently – the aim is to reach these people before they reach a point […]

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    Views on carer breaks

    June 29, 2018

    If you or someone you care for uses short break or respite services, now is the time to have your say. Both Children’s and Adult Social Care services are consulting on a new strategic approach to short breaks. Parents, carers and people who benefit from help (both current and future) are being asked for their views […]

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    Nurse’s poetry triumph

    June 19, 2018

    Debbie Lawson, a senior nurse working in A&E at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, has been crowned the winner of a national poetry competition. Debbie (pictured) received 49 per cent of the online vote with her free-verse poem entitled ‘One for the team’. Her poem was one of five shortlisted poems selected from more than 5,000 entries in a national poetry competition […]

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    Foster care appeal

    May 3, 2018

    Do you know someone who wants to help children and young people by offering them a safe and loving place to call home? Buckinghamshire County Council need foster carers to look after the children and young people have in their care and want to hear from anyone who can help. This month the council are holding […]

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    Support group plea

    April 29, 2018

    Buckinghamshire Mind is launching a vital new peer support service for people with mental health problems in Bucks, following the huge success of the service in East Berkshire. The mental health charity is expanding Friends in Need, which has had extremely positive results in East Berkshire, to benefit residents of Buckinghamshire. The new service is […]

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    Any volunteers?

    March 29, 2018

    Rennie Grove Hospice Care is opening a new charity shop in Bedgrove next month (April) and is now seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join its retail team. Rennie Grove is a charity providing care and support for adults and children diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illness and their families living in Bucks and Herts. Every […]