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Surrey given £1.5 million to invest in mental health services

Surrey given £1.5 million to invest in mental health services

To help drive forward work being done by public services, Kris Hopkins today gave Surrey £1.5 million to invest in improving help for people with mental health problems. The cash from the Local Government Minister is aimed at helping work to provide emergency support that will also potentially save £13 million. Surrey County Council leader David … Continue reading

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  • Organisations honoured at inaugural Living and Ageing Well Awards Surrey Libraries, The Village Centre of Englefield Green, and Lynne Baxter and the Mole Valley Ponderers were among those honoured at the inaugural Living and Ageing Well Awards at this month. The event, which was opened by Surrey County Council Chief Executive David McNulty, celebrates individuals, projects and services supporting older people in Surrey and making sure they feel included, safe and happy in their local community. Surray Libraries won an award for supporting those who are unable to attend a library themselves, The Village Centre of Englefield Green were recognised for running free lifts to Egham Post Office for those isolated, and Lynne Baxter and the Mole Valley Ponderers were honoured for ensuring people with dementia have ongoing social support. To find out more, and see who else picked up an award, please click here. Surrey County Council launch new UK wide Trading Standards Scheme with National Pawnbrokers Association The National Pawnbrokers Association has launched a new UK wide Trading Standards Scheme with Surrey County Council. The partnership will ensure scheme members are able to seek ‘assured advice’ to deal with problems and issues that arise. For more information about the partnership, click here.

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