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Sound advice to keep ‘warm and well’ over the winter months

Now that the weather is getting colder, many people in our community may be wondering how they will be able to stay warm and well over the winter months.  Advice is now available from 'Warm and Well', a local partnership of organisations working together to reduce fuel poverty and promote well being over the winter. [...]

By | 2016-10-26T14:37:13+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Harrogate|Comments Off on Sound advice to keep ‘warm and well’ over the winter months

Volunteer’s ‘HELP’ earns her volunteer of the year status

Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) volunteer, Jane Lishman, has been named  'Volunteer of the Year’ at the North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) Community Awards held at the Yorkshire Pavilions on 21st October. Jane was one of three shortlisted volunteers from across North Yorkshire who had been nominated for the title due to their outstanding commitment [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Harrogate, HELP|Comments Off on Volunteer’s ‘HELP’ earns her volunteer of the year status

Autumn edition of ‘Relay’, the HELP newsletter is out now

You can download the newsletter here help-autumn-newsletter-2016-final

By | 2016-10-27T13:52:18+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Driving Force, Fundraising, HELP, Help at Home, Opening Doors|Comments Off on Autumn edition of ‘Relay’, the HELP newsletter is out now

An opportunity to join our team

Do you like working with people? Are you a good listener? An opportunity has come up to join our Ripon and Wellbeing Service, which support older and vulnerable people in Ripon and surrounding areas Support Worker Part time, 18 hours per week, Mon, Weds and Thurs Occasional Friday working will be needed, for which time [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 October 5th, 2016|HELP, Ripon, Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service|Comments Off on An opportunity to join our team

Bake Off raises dough for HELP

The team at HELP have been whisking, kneading and mixing to raise cash to support older people across the Harrogate District. HELP held a bake sale at Community House last week to celebrate the 2016 series of Great British Bake Off. Tenants and visitors of the building dug deep and enjoyed treats including Raspberry Puddle Brownie, Gingerbread and [...]

By | 2016-09-27T14:02:43+00:00 September 27th, 2016|HELP|Comments Off on Bake Off raises dough for HELP

Brian joins the team

We are delighted to welcome new recruit Brian who joins our Help at Home team. Brian brings a wealth of health & safety, decorating and DIY experience from both his previous employment and his personal life and will be out and about three days a week supporting our clients across the Harrogate District. Brian joins Andy, [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 September 12th, 2016|HELP|Comments Off on Brian joins the team

Nest Kitchens lends a helping hand

Yorkshire based Nest Kitchens, who design and install bespoke kitchens, recently transformed the kitchen of an elderly client of local charity, the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP). A team from Nest Kitchens set to work to transform the Ripon resident’s kitchen from its cramped state into a practical, clean space better suited to her needs. [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Help at Home, Ripon, Volunteers|Comments Off on Nest Kitchens lends a helping hand

Opening Doors to the countryside on trip to Pine Woods

Our Opening Doors members enjoyed a sunny walk along the excellent wheelchair accessible paths in Harrogate's Pinewoods last week. Thanks to the fantastic work of the Pinewoods Conservation Group and their supporters, the paths have opened up the woods to people of all abilities. Our members enjoyed a stroll up to the viewpoint to take [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:02:14+00:00 September 6th, 2016|HELP|Comments Off on Opening Doors to the countryside on trip to Pine Woods

Insurance broker, Bluefin, digs in for charity

Office workers from the Harrogate branch of insurance broker, Bluefin, recently swapped their suits for jeans as they lent a hand gardening with Help at Home, the practical gardening and decorating service operated by the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP). Two teams of colleagues each volunteered an afternoon of their time to weed and tidy [...]

By | 2016-08-22T12:42:28+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|charity, Harrogate, Volunteers|Comments Off on Insurance broker, Bluefin, digs in for charity

Celebrate the launch of #GBBO 2016 with HELP

Are you a whizz with a whisk? Do you know your tuiles from your tartes? To celebrate the start of the 2016 series of Great British Bake Off, HELP is encouraging people to make cake for cash by holding their own 'bake off' in aid of the charity. Workplaces, social groups and organisations are great places [...]

By | 2016-08-18T10:17:59+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Fundraising, Harrogate, HELP|Comments Off on Celebrate the launch of #GBBO 2016 with HELP