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Bluebird Care has decided to give away its first ever Community Grant – a sum of money that could benefit any local group in South Gloucestershire working with older people. The care provider is making available £250, and the group that can best demonstrate a need for additional support will be allocated the funds.
For more details and to receive an application form contact Bluebird Care on 01454 323624 or email below.
Cardzone!, formerly Special Occasions, is opening again in Yate Shopping Centre after a full refit and the Calendar Club is opening in 20 West Walk on a temporary lease.
Bakers Greggs in East Walk will shortly be closing their doors for a refit to install customer seating, and Boots are opening a new specialist opticians store in 11 West Walk in late November.
Age UK South Gloucestershire have been made aware of an incident where a bogus caller, claiming to a representative, cold called an older person offering to undertake some home decorating and repairs and asked for money to buy materials.
Age UK South Gloucestershire want to remind older people across the area that they never make unsolicited cold calls and never ask for any money for their advice.
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Yate fire crews help the retired to reduce fire danger
• Firefighters remind people to test their smoke alarms
• Fire crews called to horse trapped in Chipping Sodbury
• NHS Trust is first NHS organisation to win work experience award
• Libraries launch reading passport
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