As we enter December and move towards Christmas and the New Year, we’re eagerly anticipating the roll out of vaccination against Covid-19 in our region.
Domestic abuse isn’t always physical; it’s a pattern of controlling, threatening and coercive behaviour that can be emotional, economic, psychological or sexual.
This year’s campaign will focus on raising awareness of consumer rights when shopping online, something that has become very necessary to most of us due to the pandemic.
Now that we are clearly in the grip of the second wave of Covid-19, it’s absolutely vital that we act as quickly as possible to reduce the transmission rate and prevent a rapid increase in cases, which could overwhelm NHS Scotland and cost lives.
The guidance advises all those local authority areas moving into Tier 2 that there should be no Remembrance Day events held at War Memorials this year and that organisations should now look to remember in a different way on the day.
As we approach Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day, it’s important that we take time to reflect and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
The number of Covid-19 cases is currently rising in Scotland but there are signs of positive progress as the rate of increase appears to be slowing.
Now, temperatures are dropping, daylight hours are shortening, and the clocks go back this weekend. Clearly, winter is almost upon us.
Following this week’s announcement by the First Minister on new measures to deal with the resurgence of the virus in Scotland, it’s absolutely vital that we stick to the latest advice and guidance on COVID-19, in both our professional and our personal lives.
Please find below details of forthcoming workshops that we have been asked to share across our networks for information and for sharing wider across your communities as appropriate.