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Sep 23

Blackpool Council searches for community superheroes!

Blackpool Council is on the lookout for community superheroes! For some time now, there have been vacancies available for three new lollipop men or women who will provide a backup in the case of absence or illness. But no one has come forward to take on the roles, which are seen as an ideal opportunity …

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Apr 29

Lancashire launch New employment website

A new website to help people with learning disabilities to find paid work has been launched. The website www.northlancsemployment.net features information and inspiring film clips to show people where to go for help, how they can learn new skills, and who to contact for support. The website was launched at a recent event at UCLan, …

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Feb 24

Free work clubs to help Lancashire jobseekers

Jobseekers can now attend a free ‘work club’ close to where they live. The work clubs have been organised by staff from Lancashire Adult Learning. They offer advice and support on finding work and training opportunities. The weekly sessions take place in community venues across the county, usually in local libraries, to make them as …

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Dec 22

Funding boost for people with mental health problems

Blackpool is one of four areas set to benefit from a new Government pilot designed to help people with mental health conditions return to work. Nearly half (46 per cent) of people claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) have mental health conditions while mental ill-health is estimated to cost taxpayers and businesses an £105bn a …

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