Helen Flynn

How to Access Citizen’s Advice During Lockdown

Due to coronavirus, Citizens Advice Craven and Harrogate Districts have suspended face to face advice. There are a number of ways people can continue to get advice during this time. Contact the local service by email on the Citizen’s Advice website: https://cachd.org.uk/email Or you can call and leave a message anytime, they will get back to you …

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Face Masks: Should People be Wearing them in the Community

The Government has just refreshed its guidance on the benefits of wearing face masks when out and about in the community. Please find the current Government advice below: Use of face masks in the community There is very little evidence of widespread benefit from the use of face masks outside of the clinical or care …

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Nidderdale Shops, Businesses and Services Open During the Crisis

Please click HERE below to find out which shops, businesses and services remain open during the crisis.Some of these are delivering, so please get in touch with them direct if you need shopping delivering to you.  Most areas across the dale and in Washburn now have volunteers in place to help you with this, if …

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Grants for Small Businesses: Applications are Now Live

If you are a small business owner and currently have exemption from paying business rates, you may well be eligible for a £10k grant payable from Government to help with income loss during the crisis. This includes people who run holiday rental cottages and many other small businesses. Applications are made using Harrogate Borough Council’s …

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Hardship Scheme Launched to Help Those in Self-Isolation with Financial Difficulties

North Yorks County Council has launched a hardship scheme to help those are having difficulty affording to pay for food and shopping needs and who are self isolating owing to having symptoms (or the virus), are over 70 or who fall into a vulnerable group.   Contact Nidderdale Plus if you are suffering from financial …

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The Internet: How to Stop Bad Information Going Viral

Coronavirus misinformation is flooding the internet and experts are calling on the public to practise “information hygiene”. What can you do to stop the spread of bad information? Read this article, posted on the BBC website to find out how to spot bad information, and stop it going viral on the internet. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-51967889

One way to access our library during the Coronavirus crisis

Did you know you can access the latest eMagazines for free through our RBDigital and PressReader apps? You can download them to any device to read later, and receive emails when a new edition is released!  Check out what’s available now at http://ow.ly/MOqh50ySZZW  All you need is your NYCC library card and PIN. If you don’t …

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