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Free server for schools keeps staff safe

Free server for schools keeps staff safe

Free curriculum server for schools to keep staff safe and ease impact of Coronavirus Free server for schools keeps staff safe. A Wiltshire IT company is offering a free lifeline to schools with staff working from home and their IT systems on site. At the moment, head...

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Mental Health Expert Offers Lockdown Support

Mental Health Expert Offers Lockdown Support

Mental Health Expert Offers Lockdown Support.

Swindon life coach and master hypnotherapist Linda Clarke is offering a series of webinars to help people build mental resilience during Covid19.

Her first event takes place online tomorrow (Wednesday April 22) between 10am and 11.30 am and is fully booked.

Said Linda: “During lockdown, stress and anxiety can become overwhelming for some people. This does not mean they are suffering from mental ill health. It simply means that this period of restriction on our normal freedoms can cause them to become stuck or very low.

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SED Developments Shielding NHS Staff

SED Developments Shielding NHS Staff

Responding to a nationwide call for help from people with 3D printers, Swindon-based small business, SED Developments is using some of its printing capacity to make face shields.

They’re part of the 3D Crowd UK group who are delivering 39,000+ Face Shields to 90 NHS Trusts this Easter weekend from their Sheffield distribution centre.

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Swindon Gadget Man Draws Appy

Swindon Gadget Man Draws Appy

Swindon Gadget Man Draws Appy: Maths and physics whizz Joe Morgan has brought forward the release of his new free app: BAM The Drawing App. The aim? To entertain children locked down during Covid19.

The 39-year-old, who lives in Swindon, has launched his new tech product ahead of its original scheduled summer launch.

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Do Online Shop Spring Clean Now

Do Online Shop Spring Clean Now

Now is the time to do an online shop spring clean, says Martin Jarvis, MD of DMJ computer Services.

NB: DMJ computer Services is a Swindon-based web design and hosting company.

With premises closing due to Cornavirus and organisations relying more than ever on having an effective online presence now is the time to brush the virtual cobwebs away.

As Martin says, now is the moment for businesses to carry out simple maintenance on their websites to make them more visible. And to enhance their effectiveness.

“With the best will in the world, it’s rare we have the thought, time, or inclination to make little tweaks, tidy-ups and other incremental updates to our websites,” said Martin. And he should know – he specialises in creating and hosting Wordpress websites.

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Beat the Bug

Beat the Bug

GP, Dr William Bird is working on the frontline against Covid-19 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. He’s also the founder of the well-known Beat the Street game and advises the UK government and WHO (World Health Organisation) on physical activity.

Now, the team is turning from Beat the Street to Beat the Bug. They’ve a new campaign aimed at encouraging people to stay active and well at this difficult time.

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Global Voices Unite Amidst Covid-19

Global Voices Unite Amidst Covid-19

Global Voices unite amidst Covid-19, as a group of people, who want to help each other, during the Covid-19 pandemic, have joined forces to write and produce a book. And all in the space of a week.

The book, Surviving the Coronavirus Lockdown and Social Isolation is available as an e-book and any monies raised will go to a mental health charity. All participants have given their time, knowledge and support free of charge.

This collaboration includes 65 contributors, all committed to helping people in lockdown. and experiencing social isolation.

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Bluebird Care Launch Recruitment Drive

Bluebird Care Launch Recruitment Drive

Bluebird Care Swindon has launched a recruitment campaign. It comes in a bid to encourage more people to join the care sector in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The company – whose carers are at the frontline in supporting vulnerable people during the Coronavirus – has joined Bluebird Care’s ‘It’s Time to Care’ campaign. The campaign is urging people to consider various care roles so they can help more vulnerable people stay well and independent at home.

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