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Spring Newsletter - Our Inaugural Edition!

Caroline Overton

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Spring Newsletter - Our Inaugural Edition!

We are aware that social media channels are full of advice, statistics and recommendations but that it is also full of pressure, scare-mongering and upsetting standards. We wanted to bring you some news in a new format (foe us!) so you can sit at home with a cuppa and choose to read it when you want to. Please find our inaugural newsletter below, bringing information and fun whilst we muddle our way through this pandemic. We wholeheartedly hope you are all keeping well, safe and happy. Enjoy!   Use the arrows in the bottom right corner to make it full...


BENEFITS UPDATE - DURING CORONAVIRUS

Caroline Overton

BENEFITS UPDATE - DURING CORONAVIRUS

On the 23rd of March the government announced the following: you can find out more about this announcement at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-update-benefit-reviews-and-reassessments-suspended Stay home. Stay safe!


BLUE BADGE EXPIRY DURING CORONAVIRUS

Caroline Overton

BLUE BADGE EXPIRY DURING CORONAVIRUS

If your Blue Badge has or will expire from 1st January 2020 you can continue to use it without a fine up to the 30th September 2020 in most Local Authorities. See our information poster below. Be sure to check with your local Council if this is the case in your area (on their website) and remember you will still need to apply for your renewal online. Stay home. Stay Safe!


Better Together - Community In Isolation

Caroline Overton

Better Together - Community In Isolation

Hi everyone, a wee message from me, Caroline, the Operations Manager here at Blue Badge Protector. Everyone will be feeling shocked, overwhelmed and possibly lonely at this difficult time, so I wanted to tell you about a group we've set up with the aim of 'cheery chat' and company for everyone during these challenging conditions. Stay safe, stay sane, we're better together and together we will get through this.


Staying sane in isolation - My top 10

Caroline Overton

Staying sane in isolation - My top 10

With so many people now self isolating for so many different reasons, I wanted to share with you all some ways in which you can help yourself stay sane during the days ahead. So here’s my top ten ways to stay sane. There’s no denying that it will be hard at times but I hope some of these ideas will help relieve some of the stress.  Rest. Take this time to rest and catch up on sleep. Accept what you cannot change or do right now and take the opportunity to unwind from your normal ‘timetable’. Get a good night’s...