Buckinghamshire Council and Leap, the Active Partnership for Buckinghamshire, have teamed up to make 10,000 free Home Wellbeing Packs available for older residents to help them recover their physical and emotional resilience as lockdown restrictions ease.
Freemasons are leading a project to help up to 33,000 adult, young and parent carers, with donations of more than £715,000.
Buckinghamshire Council is working with Public Health England to monitor COVID-19 across the County. Following this surveillance activity, a small number of cases of the variant first identified in India, have been found in the Kingsbrook area of Aylesbury. The people involved have self-isolated and followed all of the recommended guidance.
This week sees the launch of a new way to get a COVID-19 rapid test (lateral flow test) in Buckinghamshire.
We all understand that death and dying can be a hard subject to talk, or even think, about. Dying Matters Week aims to highlight the importance of bringing these topics into the open.
Local suicide prevention charity, Hector’s House, chosen as Waddesdon and the Rothschild Foundation’s 2021 charity of the year
Staff and volunteers at Waddesdon Manor and the Rothschild Foundation have chosen Hector’s House, which promotes open discussions around mental health to end stigma and prevent suicide, as their official charity of the year for 2021
Aylesbury MP Rob Butler highlighted the contribution of assistance dogs during this year's Deaf Awareness Week (3rd to 9th May), as he visited the local charity, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
It's Foster Care Fortnight 10-23 May
More coronavirus mobile testing sites will be running at various locations across Buckinghamshire over the coming week.
Transport for Buckinghamshire’s road safety initiative, Travel Safe Bucks, has launched a new seatbelt campaign, urging people to #DoTheSmartThing and wear their seatbelt.