This week is Awareness Week for...
15th November 2015
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16th to 20th  November 

Anti Bullying Week  

The theme is to make a noise about bullying. To encourage children and young people to make a noise about bullying whether it is happening to them or someone else, either face to face or online. 

It is aimed to help parents and carers to talk to their children about bullying, to prevent it and also to help children if bullying is happening to them.

This week is set to encouage Schools to give children and young people a safe place to discuss bullying and to equip teachers how to respond. 

It is aimed to highlight the effects thet  bullying can have on their mental state if children and young peole cannot tell anyone it is happening and are give the right support.

16th to 22nd November 

Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol Awareness week is sponsored by Alcohol Concern. Although the concern regarding alcohol related harm  is highlighted this week every year they are campaigning all the time.  This years theme is "The impact of alcohol on our Society"

It aims to encouage people to think about how much they drink, and the impact it can have on our lives.

It is advised that people should not regularly drink more than 3-4 units of alcohol a day for men (equivalent to a pint and a half of 4% beer) and 2-3 units for women (equivalent to a 175 ml glass of wine). 'Regularly' means drinking alcohol every day or most days of the week.

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Hi! I'm Ann and with my husband John, said 'Farewell' to bestof on 31st July 2017 and are returning to the horticultural trade. Thank you to everyone past and present for reading my blogs.

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