Census 2021

The census, which is a survey of the whole population of England and Wales taking place every 10 years, is next happening on 21st March 2021. It provides a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. The Census team want to make sure the process is accessible for all, therefore Liz […]

Product review: After Shokz Trekz Headphones

Our Communications Officer, Sam, blogs about her latest tech purchase… After Shokz Trekz Titanium Bone Conducting Open Ear Wireless Headphones As my vision has deteriorated, I am becoming more and more reliant on technology to continue to do everything I need to do. In terms of the great outdoors, this means a greater reliance on […]

Covid update for Kirklees: Tier 3 and Comunity Testing

There has been an update from Kirklees Council about the continuing restrictions in our area and a new community testing scheme. To read the full update follow this link. Below is a summary; Today, the Government announced that Kirklees should remain subject to Tier 3 restrictions. It means that restaurants, bars and pubs must stay […]

Product review: Amazon’s Echo show and tell feature

A feature designed especially for the visually impaired and that only works with Echo show devices has recently been introduced to the UK. The Echo Show range of devices act like a regular smart speaker but also have a built in camera and small screen. The feature is called ‘Show and Tell’ and is designed […]

Sharing information: Grief and Loss Support Service

WY&H HCP grief and loss support service The service is a free telephone counselling support service that operates 8am-8pm, 7 days a week and includes text and live online chat facilities as well as translation options. Call the service on 0808 196 3833, or use text or online live chat at griefandlosswyh.co.uk. Translation services are […]