News

Here is a list of excerpts from news articles published on our website. Simply click on the ‘headline’ link to read the article in full.

Launch of Easy Read Cookbook

Our Easy Read Cookbook offers a simple, step by step guide with pictures, on how to make inexpensive, healthy, tasty meals and snacks, anyone can do at home.

The colourful cookbook is now available for you to order for a small fee. Once your order has been processed, you will receive the cookbook via email as an 86 page pdf document containing delicious recipes for Starters, Main Courses and Desserts. Please note copyright.

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Be Aware Of Scams- Keep safe!

Being at home and keeping safe from the Coronavirus could mean people are more at risk of fraud or a scam. This is when someone tells lies to get your money off you.

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These scams can happen over the phone, online and face-to-face. It’s important to be careful. Go now to our resources page to download our Easy Read Guide Be Aware of Scams- Keep Safe. This will provide tips on avoiding scams and who to contact for further advice.

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Keeping Active – Seated Exercise!

Staying active during this difficult time is important. Being physically active helps lower blood pressure and can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. It also helps maintain muscles and bones and it can help boost your immune system. As well as this it can reduce stress and anxiety. See our Resources Page to download a copy of our Gentle Seated Exercise Easy Read.

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Warm up exercises during the recent Happy Hearts Dance Project

Coronavirus – What It Is & Looking After Yourself

There has been lots of information on the news about Coronavirus or Covid -19.

It affects people a bit like the flu and when you cough it spreads the virus. Most people if they have it will get better quickly, but some other people like older people could become very poorly with it and need to go to hospital.

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Summer Event 2017

Wiltshire People Firsts’ 2017 Summer Advocacy Event took place at Trowbridge Rugby Club on Tuesday 11th July.

The day was a celebration to mark the 21st birthday of Wiltshire People First and supporting self advocacy in across the county.

Despite the damp weather, over 50 members and invited guests attended.  We were pleased to welcome the Deputy Mayor of Trowbridge Town Council, Councillor Dennis Drewett.   Continue reading