These are unprecedented times and we recognise that going into a third national lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be very difficult for many of you. We are sending you this email to help you to understand what this means for us all in North Yorkshire, and to make sure you know what support is available. We also want you to know that no-one in North Yorkshire should feel alone.
What is the current risk?
The new variant of the virus moves between people much more easily. A small amount of exposure can lead to infection. We know that people mixing inside homes has been a key way in which the virus transfers, so please play your part and do not meet other people inside. Infection rates have been rising very quickly in many areas of North Yorkshire, regardless of how rural the communities are. It is important to remember that one in three people with Covid has no symptoms and can be spreading it without knowing.
Bentham Moving Forward:
Imagine learning a NEW SKILL for FREE right here in BENTHAM? See yourself gardening? What about developing some supervising skills? Admin skills? Catering? Retail? Maintenance? Public speaking? Computers? Or how about giving the odd hour to help out working with younger people? Older people? Pet care? Driving? Fund raising?
It may be for a future job role, a fresh start, a change of direction in life or maybe just something to keep you busy. Or to socialise and meet new Bentham folk! So please do get in touch whatever the reason.
‘Bentham Moving Forward matches local volunteers with local organisations in need of help’.
Mob: 07971 720121
Tel: 015242 62512