Posts By: Karen Jones

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who has a home small change tin, as you can see from the graph, it really does make a difference.  If you do not have a home tin and would like one please let me know.  Every penny counts.

Raffle prizes needed for my quiz night

Bottles of wine needed for my quiz night winners table.  I need up to 8 bottles to give to the winning team, so if you have a bottle you could donate it would be much appreciated.  Any other unwanted Christmas gifts would be great to use as raffle prizes.  Thank you in advance. Have you… Read more »

Functional Exercise, MS-UK webinar – 23 January

To help kick start new year exercise plans, this online seminar will be discussing what ‘functional exercise’ is and how to use this type of exercise to improve mobility and function. Dr Gretchen Hawley will explain the difference between ‘regular’ and ‘functional’ exercise and how functional exercise can help improve function and mobility for people… Read more »

Life Admin: PIP, Blue Badges and Travel, MS Society Webinar – 26 January

Have you thought about the weekly tasks you do that would be considered as Life Admin? Sorting out bills, insurances and pensions. Sometimes they can be time consuming or overwhelming. Join this Life Admin Webinar where they will be discussing Personal Independence Payment and looking at why and how you should apply. It can be… Read more »

Enable January-February

Presenting Enable MagazineJanuary-February issueThe UK’s leading disability and lifestyle title Read the magazineI’m so excited to share the first issue of Enable Magazine in 2023 with you! This issue, we’re putting the spotlight on the changes necessary to improve the quality of life for disabled people in the UK, whilst also celebrating positive movements and achievements. Inside, we catch… Read more »

Cost of living payments – further information released

Eight million people receiving benefits and on low incomes will receive their £900 cost-of-living payments in three instalments, the government has said. The first payment of £301 will be made in the spring, with a second of £300 in the autumn and a final £299 instalment in the spring of 2024. Exact dates are yet… Read more »

Advice for vulnerable customers regarding planned power cuts

While a planned power cut event is unlikely this winter, we would like to make you aware of the Energy Networks Association’s (ENA) advice for vulnerable customers. Is anyone protected from emergency power cuts? Some sites are protected from emergency planned power cuts such as major hospitals and air traffic control. Residential customers, including those on… Read more »