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Community Resilience training teaches you everything you need to know about emergency planning in your neighbourhood and how to keep your community safe and aware.

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This is a great opportunity to access free training in the subject of emergency planning for your community. If you're quite involved in your area, perhaps as a volunteer, a councillor, or a committee member, you might want to know more about keeping your neighbours safe.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee needs your views on future flood prevention in England following severe flooding this winter. The Committee are inviting you to send in your views about the latest developments on future flood prevention in England following severe flooding this winter. The deadline for submissions to the inquiry is Tuesday 15 March 2016.

Rural Action Yorkshire is delighted to announce that it is working with Ruth and Neil Hannah of Musical Memories to offer free social singing sessions in community buildings across the Ryedale district. Musical Memories sessions provide local residents, especially older people, the opportunity to get together in a social setting, make new friends, reminisce about past times, and even get some exercise! They also provide those who care for an older person a great chance either for a break or to take part in an activity with the person they care for outside of the home.

AN EVENT taking place this month will consider the vital role that community buildings have in providing services to their community.

NATIONAL Dementia Awareness Week takes place across the UK this week, and the public are being urged to try something new as part of the campaign to raise awareness and reduce stigma.

Keep on top of all the latest news about the Good Neighbours project here! Stories, tips, advice and examples can all be found here in the coming months.

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Good Neighbour schemes are to be introduced across North Yorkshire to offer practical support to people in rural areas.