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“Thank You Lunch” held on Yorkshire Day to thank all our wonderful vaccination volunteers!

Vaccination volunteer marshals from across Nidderdale and the Washburn Valley came together at a “Thank You Lunch” organised by Nidderdale Plus Community Hub on Sunday 1st August at the Memorial Hall in Pateley Bridge.  Over 50 of the 90 volunteer marshals who helped at the mass vaccination sites in Harrogate and Ripon were able to …

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NiddArt Trail 2021, online and live, starts 1st August

The NiddArt Trail of local arts and crafts that takes place annually in Nidderdale every August is going online through its website throughout the whole month, and with open studios taking place between 20th-30th August. The NiddArt Trail shows and exhibits images from local artists, craftspeople and galleries in Nidderdale and surrounding areas.  On ‘Yorkshire …

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“Carers Time Off”, providing vital support to carers: can you help?

Carer’s Time Off is just one of the many projects within local charity Carers Resource. Carers Time Off has continued to operate throughout the pandemic with volunteers giving vital support to those caring for loved ones at home. There are around 7 million carers in the country – around 1 in 10 people, half of …

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Step 4 on the ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ and new guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people

Monday 19 July saw step 4 of the Roadmap to Recovery being activated which means many of the established restrictions have been lifted. However the government is still urging people to use caution and maintain a number of key protections Additionally the government has issued a new guide on protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from …

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Library activities and events for children over the summer

It finally feels like things are returning to normal, with a further easing of measures happening on 19 July. To coincide with this great moment, we are re-starting many of our library activities. Story-time for under-5s We are holding our first Story-time for under-5s for over 17 months on Monday 19th July in our library …

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Extra help available if you are on a low income and are required to self-isolate

Extra financial help is available if you are on a low income, cannot work from home and are required to self-isolate after a positive coronavirus test result, or, because you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive.Help is also available if you are on a low income and are having to …

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Gigabit broadband voucher scheme available for rural households with slow broadband speeds

The government is providing help for people experiencing slow broadband speeds in rural areas. As part of the UK Gigabit Broadband Voucher scheme, grants of up to £1,500 for households and up to £3,500 for businesses, are available for some of the hardest to reach rural areas to support the cost of installing a new …

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Enjoy some proper shopping at a local market–we can transport you there!

Why not experience the buzz of your local outdoor market, now that COVID restrictions are easing and the weather is good, and buy from local independent traders? From gifts, household items, fashion and food, there’s plenty of high quality products and produce at great prices. And don’t forget, we can take you there in our …

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