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Free support for special guardians in North East Lincolnshire

Is this second lockdown making you feel lonely? Or overwhelmed? Are you worried about your children’s behaviour? Do you need to talk to someone about your financial situation? Do you want to talk to other kinship carers who understand what you’re going through? However you’re feeling or if you have questions about the practicalities of…

3 years ago | Children and families

Parents urged ahead of Christmas: “Save your children from video game loot box gambling”

Councillors are warning parents about in-game gambling ahead of a Christmas when many children will be unwrapping new video games and games consoles on Christmas day. Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, education and young people, and Councillor Ron Shepherd, portfolio holder for safer and stronger communities at North East Lincolnshire Council, have issued…

3 years ago | Environment and community safety

COVID-19: Kooth.com – Online support for young people

Kooth is an online service to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people. Kooth is a web-based, confidential support service available to young people in North East Lincolnshire. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people.   It’s anonymous which means users aren’t…

3 years ago | Children and families
Free, safe and anonymous support for your mental wellbeing

Time for change?

The Wellbeing Service are continuing to provide free, confidential support during COVID. The service can support you with anything related to your health and wellbeing including: mental and emotional wellbeing healthy eating weight management physical activity stop smoking building confidence improve your relationships With your Wellbeing Worker you will set goals and plan your pathway…

4 years ago | Health and wellbeing

Try the 5 Ways to Wellbeing

Five ways to wellbeing Connect Be Active Take Notice Keep Learning Give Connect Connecting with the people around us is a great way to remind ourselves that we’re needed and valued by others.If you are an older person Age UK has advice on staying connected during COVID including advice for getting online. Be Active By…

4 years ago | COVID-19

Are you gambling with your wellbeing during lockdown?

Sporting events may have been cancelled, but online gambling can still be a problem for people in North East Lincolnshire. Many people are now staying at home as a result of social distancing measures, which has led to an increased risk of people turning in online gambling. Online casinos, slot machines and virtual sports, including…

4 years ago | COVID-19

Summary of Current COVID-19 Epidemiology – 2 November 2020

Key Points A total of 2,405 residents of North East Lincolnshire have had a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 (based on Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 Testing) which is an increase of 852 cases over the last week (the biggest week on week increase in confirmed cases that has been reported).  The seven day rate of…

4 years ago | COVID-19