Talk Community logoNewsletter18 April 2024
HVOSS drop in sessionsAre you part of the Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise Community? Would you like support with funding or volunteering advice? Join us at the Funding and Volunteering Advice drop-in!In collaboration with HVOSS, we can provide you with useful information and support on the day, to help benefit you and your organisation. There is even the opportunity for us to follow up with more detail, and work with you afterwards.The event will be taking place at the Revive Community Cafe, Hereford,
HR4 9TL, on Thursday 25th April, 10am – 12 noon.For more information, contact: event promotional image
Suicide prevention support for British Sign Language UsersA new partnership between Papyrus and Sign Solutions will enable British Sign Language (BSL) users to access suicide prevention and mental health support on HOPELINE247. The InterpretersLive! Service gives users the option to contact Papyrus suicide prevention helpline using a BSL video interpreter. The service is available 7 days a week between 8am-8pm and can be accessed via the Papyrus website.For further information, visit the Papyrus website. For more information on suicide prevention in Herefordshire, visit the Talk Community Directory websitePapyrus logoHalo’s big open dayMark your calendars for Saturday, April 27th, as Halo gears up to host an unforgettable Open Day across all their Herefordshire locations!There will be plenty of fun, family activities, including interactive games and face painting. You can test your strength whilst competing against friends and family in exhilarating gym challenges. Or, just relax with some food and drink, and enjoy some good company! Exclusive discounts and special offers will also be available throughout the day.It will be completely free to attend and the list of activities is extensive, so to find out more about what’s on and where, click here to visit the Halo website.Halo's big open day promotional image
Herefordshire Mind free peer support groups Herefordshire Mind are holding a series of new peer support groups for over 18’s. The groups will take place throughout April and May, at Heffernan House in Hereford. There’s something for everyone so you can take your pick and all of the sessions are free to attend (sounds good). Choose from a Mindfulness course (Wednesdays) to crafting (Fridays) or drop in for a cuppa and a chat, or to play a board game (Mondays). Booking is essential, please register your interest by emailing 

Dementia Action Week Dementia Action Week is an annual campaign to encourage people to take action on dementia. This year, Dementia Action Week will take place between 13 – 19 May.Visit the Talk Community Directory website to read about some of the events taking place throughout the week.Beyond Dementia Action Week, The Courtyard are hosting three Dementia Friends information sessions, with the aim of bringing people together, whether they are directly affected by dementia or not. You can find out more about these sessions below, in the ‘What’s New’ section of the newsletter.If you are planning an event for Dementia Action Week, we would love to hear from you so we can add your event to our ‘What’s on Calendar.Please email your events to Action Week list of events
What’s new on the Talk Community Directory?This week’s new additions to the events page shows that there is lots of fun to discover on the Talk Community website. A great selection of activities have been added for all ages to enjoy, with more and more being added each week. Remember, if you are running any events, or provide a local service, you can add them onto our ‘What’s On’ or ‘Services and Groups’ pages. Here is what’s new:
Outer Space – Inclusive Holiday Workshop
The Courtyard’s dementia friendly events
Garrick Singers
Boogie with Baby
Circus Spectacular Drama Week
Adventures of Zog! Holiday Workshop
Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire Creative Arts Social Group Hereford
Britain’s Got Talent Semi Finalist – Johns’ Boys Welsh Male Voice Choir