BroadwaterSeptember 21st, 2020
FREE Special Afternoon of Entertainment & Virtual Afternoon Tea at Three for World Mental Health DayOn Saturday 10th October (World Mental Health Day) people of Worthing are invited celebrate the end of Worthing’s first ever online Mental Health Awareness Week with a FREE special afternoon of Entertainment & Virtual Afternoon Tea at Three lived streamed to Facebook courtesy of The Glamour Club who are thrilled to be partnering with WMHAW for the Grand Finale!
Janice Moth founder of the Glamour Club said:
“What better way to celebrate the end of a fantastic week than with a ‘Glamour Club Afternoon Tea at Three’.
Prepare yourselves for a treat fit for Kings & Queens and a great night out during the day.
We are bringing The Glamour Club Experience right into your own front room! With live music from the delightful Karen Etherington who will entertain us with our favourite songs from 40’s to 70’s.
So, dust down your finest clothes, prepare your own afternoon tea, set it upon your best crockery, switch on your computer and join in the fun.”
Taking place via Zoom on Saturday, 10 October 2020 between 3pm and 5pm!’.
The aim of the Week is to challenge the stigma around mental health and to provide good quality information in a safe and non-judgemental environment. Throughout the week there will be sessions of promoting selfcare and resilience.
The event will be held on our own Zoom Account hosted by MC Bob Smytherman and live streamed to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/worthingmentalhealthawarenessweek
To Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 819 0384 1405
Full details of the events planned for the week are available on our website
August 28th, 2020
No One is Immune to Climate Change - Banner DropWorthing Extinction Rebellion (XR) performed a thought and action provoking banner drop at 6am this morning on Worthing Pier. XR said "The world is way off track to stop run away climate and ecological breakdown. Worthing is a seaside town and sea rise levels are predicted to flood many areas. We must Act Now."
Link here: https://coastal.climatecentral.org/map/11/-0.3506/51.0052/?theme=sea_level_rise&map_type=coastal_dem_comparison&contiguous=true&elevation_model=best_available&forecast_year=2030&pathway=rcp85&percentile=p95&return_level=return_level_1&slr_model=kopp_2014
Worthing XR state that most Paris Climate Agreement pledges have been broken. "We will pass 1.5' warming in the next five years and the governments own Climate Change Committee report predicts a 4' warming by 2100. A world not fit for habitation by any living species."
They urge that the catastrophic effects on human society and the natural world may spiral out of control if the Climate and Ecological Emergency is not addressed in time, including
⦁ Biodiversity Loss
⦁ Sea level rise
⦁ Water shortage
⦁ Crop failure
⦁ Extreme weather
The combined result of these destabilising events will be:
⦁ Millions displaced
⦁ Increased risk of wars and conflicts
⦁ Impacts on human rights
The aim of the banner drop is to provoke thought and action amongst Worthing people because "We are in a planetary emergency. We must immediately begin improving carbon absorption, reduce emissions and stop the harm we are causing to the natural world." They state that "The task before us is daunting but we have proved big changes can be made during the Covid19 pandemic. We must Act Now."
To get involved contact
July 28th, 2020
Working from home? With full fibre we could all enjoy a more flexible future...Register your interest at cityfibre.com/your-street
Over these past weeks, many of us will have adopted entirely new ways of doing everyday activities, such as attending meetings, completing coursework, joining exercise classes and catching up with friends and family. Likewise, many of us will have realised that all these activities now have one thing in common: a digital screen.
This ‘new normal’ demonstrates exactly what we already suspected – digital technology has transformed our lives. And now, in these unprecedented times, we are utterly dependent on its ability to provide us with a socially-isolated gateway to normal life – work, the high street and entertainment, as well as the comforts of friendship and family we all need at times like these.
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