Update from HMRC - Brexit Readiness

Update from HMRC on Brexit Readiness

In the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal, our priority is to keep goods moving and avoid delays at the border. As the customs authority, HMRC will act to ensure that border processes are as smooth as possible, without compromising security.

Living in the EU: Prepare for Brexit

See the Government's website for information for UK nationals living in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or Ireland about preparing for Brexit if there’s no deal.

No Deal Guidance for Charities

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has published guidance on how charities can make sure they are prepared for no-deal. 

You can download the guide, or read online, on the NCVO website.

Comet - Tackling Loneliness

In the first few weeks of a new year the issue of loneliness can often be at the forefront of our thoughts – whether it relates to our own situation or to someone close to us.

BedsLife - January 2018 - Blue Belt Progress

I am sure that many of you, like me, have enjoyed cold winter Sunday evenings watching the amazing ‘Blue Planet’ on the BBC with the national treasure, David Attenborough.

Burt on the Benches - January 2018 - A New Year

2018 will be a pivotal year for the UK. Like it or loathe it, Brexit will dominate not just the news agenda, but many aspects of life as the country makes the adjustments required by such a momentous decision by the British people.

Bulletin - January 2018 - A Green Future

You may be surprised to learn that 2017 was the cleanest and greenest year ever in the UK for electricity when we saw the first full day without coal power since the Industrial Revolution.  The rise of renewable energy helped to break 13 clean energy records and reflects our commitment to being t

Bulletin - December - Teaching Phonics

I’ve always been an avid reader; newspapers, books, football magazines, political journals, almost anything.  Electronic reading has finally reached me – I held out for a while – but I realise particularly with travel it’s a fantastic medium for keeping up with events, and having something to han