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Activity corner….exercise your mind

We’ve created a selection of puzzles to keep your mind active, with more to come next week. We hope you enjoy! ArrowWord Click here for a selection of words that can be made with the above letters Click here for the solution to the Arrow Word
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Corona Kindness – Help Offered, Help Needed

      In the midst of what is possibly the worst emergency we will ever face humbling things are happening right across the country. Blackpool Council are setting up a community corona kindness helpline for those who want to help and for those that need help. The kind of services that people are asking for help with are: food shopping, dog walking, medical supplies, social isolation and loneliness.  If you need to access any of those things or you ...
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Online Safety – Advice from our Highfield Helpers

Hi everyone, from Highfield Leadership Academy’s Community Digital Leaders.  We have been thinking about how to stay safe online. We all enjoy the opportunities the internet offers us and we shouldn’t be frightened of using it but here a few reminders of how to stay safe online.  Passwords Passwords are very important and everybody needs to be careful when choosing them. Always use a capital letter, lower case letters, a symbol or a number. Also, remember not to share your ...
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Ellen celebrates her centenary

One of our sheltered housing residents recently enjoyed a very special birthday; on Monday 24th February, Ellen celebrated turning 100 years young! Ellen, who has been a Council tenant for more than 50 years, spent her day enjoying a slice a birthday cake whilst reading the many birthday cards she received. Her favourite gift by far was the one she received from Her Majesty, the Queen. Coming a very close 2nd was the bouquet of flowers she received from all ...
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Family fun at the Fundraiser!

What a wonderful time we all had on Sunday 28th October, raising £580 for Hedgehog Rescue Blackpool. Personally, I am not a huge fan of cut flowers, but I do love to see the tables in our little Community Centre full of colour, inviting people to come in and enjoy a hearty meal, good entertainment, and hopefully leave with a prize from the raffle. So instead of vases of flowers, I made vases of windmills. Yes, windmills. And, yes, I ...
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Are we there yet?

I am always so happy when the skeins of geese appear overhead, headed North to feeding grounds, with the little ones calling loudly that cry of all young on a journey with parents – are we there yet? I heard them before I saw them, so immediately gazed up towards the pale blue sky streaked only with a few white clouds until I spotted the familiar V formation of migrating birds. Soon the sky had 5 or 6 skeins, all ...