YOUNG MINDS – Help for Children or Parents affected by Mental Health issues

If you know any children or young people who might be struggling to manage their mental health, the Young Minds website is an excellent resource. Information of all kinds for the young people or their parents, including the impacts of Coronavirus. https://youngminds.org.uk Are you a young person in crisis? Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for…Continue readingYOUNG MINDS – Help for Children or Parents affected by Mental Health issues

East Lothian Council’s Discretionary Fund Opens 3rd to 8th February

Do you know of any East Lothian businesses or self-employed people who have not yet qualified for any COVID-19-related support grant funding? Please make them aware that East Lothian Council’s Discretionary Fund will open for applications tomorrow, with a closing date of 5pm on Monday 8th February – so it’s very important that applications are…Continue readingEast Lothian Council’s Discretionary Fund Opens 3rd to 8th February

Stay Home, Protect NHS, Save Lives

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Beware of Vaccine Scam

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland have received reports that a fake NHS text message is circulating, telling people that they are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine. When you click on the link, you are taken to a convincing fake NHS website that asks for personal details including bank account information. Any text message containing a…Continue readingBeware of Vaccine Scam

East Lothian Council Update:- Help Available During New Restrictions

Help for those who are self-isolating for any reason is available on East Lothian Council website and includes: Self-isolation support grants Other financial support for individuals and businesses Access to emergency community food provision Warm clothing grants Crisis grants Winter fuel grants Mental health support Befriending via the Royal Voluntary Service Digital support   NHS…Continue readingEast Lothian Council Update:- Help Available During New Restrictions

New Scottish Lockdown from Midnight

Nicola Sturgeon has announced a nationwide lockdown to curb the rise in Covid-19 cases. The new lockdown will be similar to March with the “fundamental advice for everyone to stay at home” and will be enforced as a law from midnight. Schools in Scotland will also now remain closed to most pupils until February at…Continue readingNew Scottish Lockdown from Midnight

FACTS – Keep Yourself and Others Safe

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Scotland’s 16 Day Coronavirus Reset

To keep people safe, there are new national restrictions for 16 days (from 9-25th October) plus extra measures in the Central Belt. Click here to view the latest coronavirus restrictions in Scotland.Continue readingScotland’s 16 Day Coronavirus Reset

Remember FACTS for a safer Scotland

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Covid-19: Ban on meeting in houses extended across Scotland

A ban on visiting other people’s homes is to be imposed across Scotland from Wednesday 23rd September in a bid to get the Covid-19 virus under control again before the winter, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Scotland will also be following England in imposing a 10pm curfew on pubs and restaurants.The curfew will be in place…Continue readingCovid-19: Ban on meeting in houses extended across Scotland