Entries by Gemma Bailey

Are you ready for the weather this winter?

Weather READY As we’re all following social distancing guidelines we may not be able to plan ahead for winter like we have in previous years. Thinking ahead and preparing for what winter brings can make a difference. There are some simple things you can be doing now to prepare: You and your family The annual […]

Preparing for EU Transition

Now that the UK has left the EU, there will be new rules from January 1st. Keeping up to date The Government publishes regularly updated guidance for individuals and businesses at www.gov.uk/brexit. You can also sign up for email alerts which include information about Brexit including the article 50 process, negotiations, and announcements about policy […]

Stay Safe at home this bonfire night

Remember Remember 5th November. If you’re planning to celebrate at home this Bonfire Night please stay covid-safe and remember you must not mix with people from other households, even if it’s in your garden. Always remember to follow the Firework Code and stay safe http://nccfas.co/ZJZsM

#30days30waysuk – Prepared App

From games to social media Apps, you probably have lots of them on your phone but how many of them would be useful during an emergency? In case of Emergency – it could be the most important app you download today. Designate an ICE contact, it’s an easy way for the emergency services to find […]

#30days30waysuk – Cyber Safe

Cyber breaches can cost organisations £millions, cyber security is the means by which individuals and organisations reduce the risk of being affected by cyber crime. There are some useful resources available to you, whether you are an individual, family or business. If you run a small business, the National Security Cyber Centre have produced a […]

#30days30waysuk – Prepared Pets

Our pets, no matter how small, large, fluffy or scaly are a huge part of our lives.  Emergencies happen without warning and all too often our beloved pets can get forgotten when we start planning for the worst. As different animals have different needs, it’s useful to think about what you would do with your […]

#30days30waysuk – prepared kids

Children can find it difficult to understand what an emergency situation is and what to do if they are faced with one. There are some simple things you can do:   involve them in your planning at home teach them how and when to call 999 Let them plan an escape route for home There […]

#30days30waysuk – Kindness

In a World where you cab be anything; be kind. It can have a big impact on people’s feelings & positivity and is often the simple things that make the difference.  Stuck for ideas? The Mental Health Foundation have produced 50 random acts of kindness to get you started, check them out here: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/50-random-acts-of-kindness.pdf

#30days30waysuk – Household Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies can happen, there are some simple things you can do such as: Prepare a household emergency plan. It doesn’t have to be complicated, just ask yourself ‘what if’ and find the answers, think about important contacts, people and escape routes. If you had to leave your home quickly, with no idea of when you […]