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Talk Community News 6th June

Volunteers’ Week – a time to say thank you

It’s Volunteers’ Week, a chance to recognise and celebrate the amazing contribution that volunteers’ make to both society as a whole and our local communities. Across Herefordshire volunteers’ play a vital role in understanding and meeting local needs, supporting many of the services we rely on in the community.

Volunteers Week offers the perfect moment to say a big thank you to all of the amazing people who volunteer across Herefordshire and in our Talk Community hubs.

If you’d like to find out more about volunteering, visit the Volunteering page on the Talk Community Directory.

Become a Halo Hero

Halo Leisure is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help promote healthier, more active lifestyles in the community. Whether it’s supporting swimming lessons, helping on the cycle track, or being a gym buddy to those who find exercising challenging, volunteers are guaranteed to make a difference with Halo, and gain invaluable experience.

Other benefits include flexible hours, ongoing training, rewards, cashback, and paid expenses!

To learn more and to register, visit the Halo Leisure website.

Carers’ Week and beyond - a month of raising awareness and celebrating communities

June has become a month where many communities are celebrated and many important issues are brought to the fore, as a wealth of awareness days and weeks are scattered throughout the month. Keep your eyes peeled on our website and social media for more information about some of the awareness days, including loneliness awareness week, diabetes awareness week, refugee week and learning disability awareness week to name just a few!

Carers Week will take place 10th – 16th June. Visit the Talk Community Directory to find out more about Carers Week and what events are taking place across Herefordshire.

What’s new on the Talk Community Directory?

Summer is finally upon us (we hope!), and the welcoming warmth of June is certainly putting a smile on our face as we promote this month’s themes of support, care, and pride within our communities. If you fancy getting out and about, trying something new, or finding ways to be a helpful member of your community, then look no further than the Talk Community Directory!Our ‘What’s On’ page is always being updated with new events and activities, along with our ‘Services and Groups’ page.

Here’s what’s new this week:


Our socials are a great way to keep in touch with what’s on too, whether you’re

• a Facebook fan

• tuned in to Twitter 

• or instantly on Instagram.

Herefordshire Cares Do you want to make a difference to people's lives every day? Working in social care is a rewarding career – to find out more about a career in adult social care, visit the Herefordshire Cares website.


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