Support For Ukraine, Market Management & Digital Inclusion

On this week’s show, Herts Advertiser Editor Matt Adams joins us to discuss the week’s news. Stories covered include local support for the situation in Ukraine, the council seemingly contradicting itself over the management of the market, and news of a petition to stop the closure of a local squash club. To find out more about local news stories in our area, check out https://www.hertsad.co.uk/

Anna from Communities 1st spoke about their work and the work of the Volunteer Centre. You can find out more at https://www.communities1st.org.uk/volunteer-centre. If you need some support to get into volunteering you can see anna to discuss the Supported volunteering project able2enable at Westminster Lodge café every Wednesday between 9am-5pm, email  able2enable@communities1st.org.uk to book an appointment or just drop in.

She also spoke about their Digital Inclusion Project. The project includes lots of different schemes to help people in digital poverty. One of the services this includes is a free drop-in ‘Computers and a Cuppa’ session, that provides a chance to learn new IT skills in a supportive environment. They can help you use your smartphone, Skype your friends and family, or shop online. Sessions take place in the Radlett Centre café, on Mondays from 10:30am – 12:30pm. If you’d like further information, email: help@communities1st.org.uk

She also spoke about the training sessions that Communities 1st are organising:

Dementia Friends Information

March 3rd, 2022 11:00 AM through 12:00 PM

More sessions on 27th Apr and 30th Jun

Talk Cancer Online Workshop

March 8th, 2022 10:30 AM through 12:30 PM

An introduction to Mental Health First Aid

March 17th, 2022 11:00 AM through  1:00 PM

Spot the Signs Suicide Awareness Prevention Training

March 28th, 2022 9:30 AM through 12:30 PM

Visit our website https://www.communities1st.org.uk/trainingcalendar for more information and to register

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