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1311, 2020

Life in Lockdown for Early Years & #MeTime

November 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Gillian Richardson This week is all about BBC Children in Need, and if you were watching BBC1 on Wednesday night you might have seen their documentary called ‘Life in Lockdown’. The programme featured the stories of four families who have found this year particularly tough, [...]

910, 2020

How We’re Adapting to Meet People’s Needs

October 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Lisa Wild The last few months have been really tough and lockdown restrictions have had a huge impact on the lives of vulnerable people across the country, including many of the people supported by LD:NorthEast. Being able to meet up with support networks and take [...]

1906, 2020

Let’s Talk Loneliness

June 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Lisa Wild Most of us will feel lonely at some point in our lives and in this current period of self-isolation and social distancing we are much more likely to experience feelings of loneliness because we’re missing out on our regular social contact. This week [...]

206, 2020

What I Get Out Of Being A Volunteer

June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

by Brenda Boyd Many years ago when I graduated I had no real idea of what I wanted to do beyond “I want to be useful.” I ended up working in marketing, advertising and public relations and, yes, I was useful in helping organisations publicise themselves [...]

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