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Healthwatch Team Hits the Shops to Meet Hull Residents

Shoppers in two busy Hull locations will be able to find out more about the city’s patients’ consumer champion, Heathwatch, and contribute to important research this month.

The Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull team is on the road for a special day on Monday 20th March to raise awareness of its service and find out about the health priorities which matter to Hull people. Continue reading Healthwatch Team Hits the Shops to Meet Hull Residents

Funding for volunteering | Sport England

Every month, 5.6 million people in England give up their time to enable others to take part in sport and physical activity.

Our new strategy for volunteering, Volunteering in an Active Nation, sets out our plans to allow more people to engage in all types of volunteering through sport and physical activity. Continue reading Funding for volunteering | Sport England

Universal Credit brings fresh challenges for people with multiple needs

The Making Every Adult Matter Coalition has written a short blog explaining how Universal Credit can be challenging for people with multiple needs.

The blog discusses how the payment-in-arrears format, online-only forms and quickly changing individual situations can mean people are left in extreme financial difficulty for long periods of time.

Read the blog here

Dead Bod to be on public display at Humber Street Gallery

Humber Street Gallery is a new contemporary art space being opened as part of the Hull UK City of Culture programme. Located in Hull’s Fruit Market cultural quarter, the three storey gallery in a former fruit and vegetable warehouse will present a range of contemporary visual art, design, film, photography and craft throughout 2017, with a café and rooftop bar for visitors. Continue reading Dead Bod to be on public display at Humber Street Gallery