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February 2015

BUMPS Polish course

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Marvell House,
Cranbourne St,, Hull, HU3 1PP
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BUMPS Polish course – new maternity class with a Polish interpreter starting in February We have now arranged a Polish speaking BUMPS antenatal course for expectant mothers and their partners This will be delivered by one of the BUMPS Birth Educators with a translator present. It will run for 4 weeks, 6-8pm each session starting Monday 2nd February, and finishing on Monday 23rd February. It will run at Marvell House Children’s Centre. They can either book online through the website,…

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New course to help families understand dementia

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderson Resource Centre,
Linnaeus Street, Hull, HU3 2TR
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‘Understanding Dementia and Responding Positively’ is a free evening course delivered by the Dementia Academy for family and friends of people with dementia. The course will be run by the Carers’ Information and Support Service (CISS) Care-About Project provided by City Health Care Partnership CIC. The aim of the course is to help people to explore the nature and the effects of dementia on their family member or friend in greater depth; it’s free of charge and convenient for anyone…

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Hull & District Diabetes Support Group

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mercure Royal Hotel,
170 Ferensway (Paragon Station) , Hull, HU1 3UF
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For All Diabetics, Carers, family and friends, existing & Newly Diagnosed We are here to help & support YOU 1st Tuesday of the month 7:00 pm-9:00pm NO Joining Fees and NO Subscription Fees Guest Speakers: Consultants, Diabetes Nurses, Chiropodists, Pharmacists,  Opticians,  Dieticians and many more Health Care Professionals For more information please Telephone Pauline 01482 805854;    Ron 01482 376544; or  Lionel  01482 844933. Supported by Hull & East Yorkshire NHS and the City Health Care Partnership CIC

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Introduction to therapeutic work with children and young people

February 4
The Ellesmere Centre for Psychotherapy and Training,
861 Holderness Road, Hull, HU8 9BA
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Run by John Bradley and Louise Mowthorpe Part of the children and young people continuing professional development programme 2015 Cost: £70 If you join the Ellesmere Centre Professional Development Workshop Membership Scheme, you may be offered a discounted fee for the workshop. To book a place on the workshop: Tel:            01482 702571 Email:       admin@ellesmerecentre.co.uk Web:         www.ellesmerecentre.co.uk

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Memory and Ageing Talk

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Boulevard Village Hall,
200 The Boulevard, Hull, HU3 3EL
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Often, people over a certain age complain about their memory skills. Although memory declines with age, some types of memory are not affected. To learn more about the effect of age in memory capacity, come to BackCare’s next meeting Admission free. Ms. Evi Zafeiridi (PhD candidate from the Quniversity of Hull) will be speaking. The event will also include a raffle, quiz and refreshments, information on BackCare and about their other activities, ‘Try before you buy’ service etc. For further…

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Employment Law Seminar

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Central Library Hull,
Albion Street, Hull, HU1 3TF
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This seminar will provide an important overview and update on recent developments in Employment Law and will also equip business owners and directors with the necessary tools to manage difficult HR situations. Hull Central Library, 1st Floor Topics covered: Getting your contracts in place – key clauses and policies to include Important changes affecting your staff – Shared parental leave, new rules about holiday Managing employee issues in the workplace – performance, disciplinary and grievance Managing long term and frequent…

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How to Coach Disabled People in Sport

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Pods,
Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1AA
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This workshop aims to answer all commonly asked questions about disabled participants in sports and how to set up coaching sessions to suit their needs.  It gives advice on how to plan a session, or make minor adjustments to the way you work to make your coaching more effective. By the end of this course you will be able to: Determine how to include disabled people in sport, Select appropriate coaching activities and Create effective coaching environments Cost:  £20 For…

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Community Energy in Yorkshire and Humber

February 5 @ 8:45 am - 4:30 pm
Unity Works,
Westgate, Wakefield, WF1 1EP
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FREE practical, regional support for community energy groups #YHCE2015 Participants will hear from a range of national and local experts and attend a series of practical workshops designed to provide support to existing projects and provide tools to facilitate the development of new projects. There will also be plenty of opportunities for peer support and capacity building and to learn from best practice. Keynote speech by Fiona Booth, Head of Community Energy at DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change).…

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Time to Talk Day

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Central Library Hull,
Albion Street, Hull, HU1 3TF
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Hull Central Library, Ground Floor – Café and Gallery Come and join the conversation, meet representatives from local mental health and support services Humber NHS Foundation Trust are supporting Time to Change in their campaign to end mental health discrimination. For more information about Time to Talk Day go to the Time to Change website

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Hospice Lecture Multiple Sclerosis

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dove House,
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This lecture one of a series on neurological conditions will look at signs and symptoms, different types of multiple sclerosis, diagnosis, prognosis and new developments. Lecturer: Dr James Harley, Consultant Neurologist, Hull Royal Infirmary Fee: £10.00 (includes light buffet & refreshments) To book a place please email: education@dovehouse.org.uk or telephone (01482) 785783 Target Audience: All health and social care staff

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Countryside Walk

February 6

Humber Bridge to Welton – linear – (7 Miles) All walks are 6-10 miles long and may include areas that are wet and boggy. Transport and rest stops will be provided. Each walk is only £5 (including transport from Hull Truck theatre to walking destination and return) booking essential. To book your place on a walk please contact Claire Champlin on 01482 331756

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Is your organisation prepared for a Shared Parental Leave request?

February 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall,
Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QR
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In December the Government introduced the Shared Parental Leave Regulations.  The regulations apply in relation to babies due on or after 5 April 2015, meaning that the first women who will be entitled to benefit from shared parental leave could make an application now. What will the new regulations mean to your organisation?  Do you have a policy in place? Shared Parental Leave will enable eligible mothers, fathers, partners and adopters to choose how to share time off work after…

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Employment Law Update – Hull

February 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Due to popular demand, Acas have another half day ‘Employment Law Update’ event in Hull for East Yorkshire Businesses. This 3 hour event, priced at just £95 + vat will bring you up to date on recent changes and also looks ahead to what is on the horizon; a key consideration for business planning. Trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way which helps you consider the impact for your organisation. Employment Law is one of the most complex and regularly…

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Personal Health Budgets Conference

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Folk Hall,
Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick , York , YO32 4AQ
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From April 2015 Personal Health Budgets may be an option for some people with long term physical and mental health conditions, around 8 million people. Personal Health Budgets are an amount of money allocated to pay for a person’s health and well being needs, agreed by the individual and the local NHS team. This will give individuals choice and control of how their care is organised and managed and provide an individual personalised package. For successful provision of Personal Health…

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Integration of health and social care

February 10 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
York Centre for Voluntary Service,
15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET
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This event will bring together strategic partners across sectors working on the integration agenda to influence and inform local plans through the sharing of information, good practice case study examples and round-table conversations. We’re working in a climate of austerity that needs new solutions. After setting the context and reflections from NHS England on the Better Care Fund to date, this event will provide a platform to showcase some of the innovative, effective and in some cases award winning examples…

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Integrated Personal Commissioning

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rose Bowl,
99 Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HJ
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Realising Person Centred Care Through Volunteering a free learning event This event will explore how volunteers and volunteer involving organisations can contribute to and help deliver integrated, person centred care, in the context of ambitions of the Integrated Personalised Commissioning programme announced by NHS England in ‎August 2014. It will be of interest to local voluntary sector organisations as well as commissioners and providers in health and social care. The events will feature input from: Clinical Commissioning Groups NHS England…

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Introduction to Marketing

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Foundation for Wellbeing,
10-12 Shelford St, Scunthorpe, DN15 6NU
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Speed Briefings for the Third Sector to Help With European Funding Brought to you by CERT and Humber Technical Assistance For more information visit CERT and HTA online or e-mail abdi@cert-ltd.co.uk Book here (Book early to avoid disappointment)

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Cooking on a Budget – free one day course

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Octagon,
Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA
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Spend the day with Goodwin’s Experienced Chef Eddie FREE Practical 1 Day Course Learn how to Prepare a meal for less Hints and tips to make your meal go further Prepare a nutritious meal during the day to take home for tea To book your place call (01482) 485958 or call into Goodwin Community College, Anlaby Road, Hull

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Hull Tenants’ Forum

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Working in Partnership – Help to shape the future of Hull’s Housing Service If you think that services could be improved or you have suggestions on how they can combat problems in your area, why not come along to the meeting. Guest Speaker: NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group—Hull 2020 For more information please contact the Tenant Participation Team on 300300 or email tenant.resident@hullcc.gov.uk If you have Facebook, why not like their Facebook page for more information 

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Rights and Responsibilities – Disabled people and their PA’s working together

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Village Hotel,
Priory Park
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Being a PA can be an extremely difficult job, the nature of the job means that employees are often micro-managed (which most people find difficult), or not managed at all, which leads to a shift in the balance of power and can leave the employer feeling resentful and disempowered. Being a PA is a unique role,  as is being a disabled employer (or their representative) and both parties need to recognise the difficulties caused by each other’s respective roles. Failure…

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Time and Place ‘mapping memories’

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
2nd Floor,
Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AN
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Share a cuppa and your stories and make some art. Hosted by the Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group The corner shop where you bought sweets on the way to school The bus station where you met your friends Your first job Where you fell in love (or out of it) Special times, maybe difficult times A journey you took once -or many times Time spent in Hull, or in other places. Some places remain unchanged, others exist only in photos…

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Penny Brohn Cancer Care Monthly Drop In Sessions

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westbourne NHS Centre,,
Westbourne Avenue, Hull, HU5 3HJ
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This is an opportunity for you to come and talk to one of our team about the range of services they provide and how they could help you. If you are already using their services they can answer any questions you may have. Sessions are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1.00pm to 5.00pm at the Why not pop along and have a chat? 2015 session dates: 17th February, 17 March, 21st April, 19th May, 16th June…

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Introduction to Marketing

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Immingham Resource Centre,
Margaret Street, Immingham, DN40 1LE
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Speed Briefings for the Third Sector to Help With European Funding Brought to you by CERT and Humber Technical Assistance For more information visit CERT and HTA online or e-mail abdi@cert-ltd.co.uk Book here (Book early to avoid disappointment)

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The Impact of Music on the Wellbeing of Deaf Young People

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
National Centre for Early Music,
St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL
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City Arts partner Music 4U is organising Music for Life – The Impact of Music on the Wellbeing of Deaf Young People – National conference Cost: £40.00 Early Bird Offer £35.00 if booked before Monday 12 January 2015 This is the second national conference organised by Music4U, Youth Music’s Musical Inclusion programme for York and the Humber Region, focusing on the benefits of music provision for deaf children and young people. This conference is aimed at professionals working with deaf…

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March 2015

Green Prosperity Seed Swap

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Freedom Centre,
7 Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB
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Celebrate the end of winter – start planning for summer! Share seeds to save money and try different varieties What’s on? Swapping seeds in the Hall 11am – 1.30pm Speakers on the gallery 11.30 – 2pm Celebration performance 2-3pm Children’s activities Give them a call and get involved – ring Andy Steele on 01482 710177

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Pet Respect- Animal Care Course- ASDAN Activities

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
West Park Bowling Pavilion,
Walton Street, Hull,
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30 hours, Friday mornings, 9.30am-12.30 start date 20th March 2015 Venue-West Park Bowling Pavillion, in the park, opposite the Motorcycle shop, Walton Street This is a basic course suitable for young people aged 11-19 years of age who have an interest in animals or whose needs may be more suited to alternative learning. Adults will be accepted if there are spare places. It is a 30 hour course with 3 credits to be gained for the ASDAN Activities Award. The…

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Safe Network Yorkshire and Humber meeting

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House,
Friargate , York, YO1 9RL
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This meeting, which is FREE for VCS and key statutory partners, runs between 10am – 1pm and will include: The opportunity to explore Safe Network’s new Safeguarding Young Adults at Risk Standards Sessions that preview Safe Networks latest developments and publications, including: Our Responsibility Designated Safeguarding Officer Training Safe Network Training (previously Safe Orgs Safe Children) Standards 2015 The chance to network, share experiences and identify support opportunities within your local region. The meeting is free for the VCS and key partners including: Frontline children…

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