Hartwell Parish Council

Serving the people of Hartwell

Hartwell Church

Clerk: Lynn Lavender

Lonely Veterans - NHS, Royal Volunteer Service and RBL VE Day Initiative

Lonely Veterans - NHS, Royal Volunteer Service and RBL VE Day Initiative

Dear All,

Following the cancellation of the VE Day 75 events, the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service and the Royal British Legion are working together to mark VE Day 75.

The concept is that Veterans, who would have originally attended a VE Day 75 event, can register to chat to NHS Volunteer Responders. The volunteers will be able to thank Veterans for their service during the war and give them an opportunity to share their stories at sometime between today and Thursday 7 May. The volunteers calling should have access to, and be able to suggest, help and advice from the websites "Let's Talk Loneliness" (https://letstalkloneliness.co.uk/advice/) and the Campaign to End Loneliness (www.campaigntoendloneliness.org). The volunteers should also be able to refer individuals for more help from the NHS Volunteer Responder network if required.

Please pass this information onto anyone yo feel could benefit from this inititative.

Healthy Community Services

South Northamptonshire Council

Part-time: Monday (09:00-17:00), Tuesday (09:00-17:00), Wednesday (09:00-14:00)

Postal address: The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northants NN12 6AD

Extension: 2281
Phone Number: 01327 322281

nicola.mercer@southnorthants.gov.uk

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 18:38 by Deputy Clerk

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