Shared Reading Information Workshop

Formby Library will be holding a free, Shared Reading Information Workshop on Friday, August 4 and they would be delighted if you could join them. The Shared Reading North West project is a collaborative community-led project which works in partnership with organisations and individuals who would like to bring Shared Reading to their communities, providing … Read more

Lancashire’s ‘outstanding’ Shared Lives service launches search for new carers

Lancashire County Council has launched a search for people who could offer a ‘family’ home to an adult living with a disability and unable to live independently. The Shared Lives concept is similar to foster care, making a real difference to the lives of adults who need extra support. Shared Lives carers work from their … Read more

PM to set out plans for ‘shared society’

The Prime Minister will give a speech to the Charity Commission setting out how the government will tackle ‘everyday injustices’. In a speech to the Charity Commission tomorrow morning, Prime Minister Theresa May will set out the government’s determination to build a shared society based on the values of citizenship, responsibility and fairness. She will … Read more

Lancashire Chairman celebrates Shared Lives success

County Councillor Janice Hanson, chairman of Lancashire County Council, has recognised the commitment of Shared Lives carers by inviting them to a special event. The celebration, held recently at County Hall, Preston, was to thank staff and carers for their hard work and commitment. This follows the Shared Lives service winning two accolades. In September, … Read more

Lancashire’s ‘outstanding’ Shared Lives service launches search for new carers

As part of celebrating national Shared Lives Week, Lancashire County Council is looking for carers who could make a real difference to the lives of people living with a disability who need support. The theme for the week is #SharedLivesTogether, illustrating how Shared Lives not only brings people, families and communities together here in Lancashire … Read more