Monthly Archives: September 2020

Celebrate your Library

A love of books is for life, not just for lockdown  Libraries Week is an annual national celebration of the country’s much-loved libraries and their work towards building a nation of readers. This year’s theme, the role of public libraries in book culture, celebrates the books that are the heart and origin of libraries, as […]

RAMM Re-opening! They’ve missed you!

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum is re-opening on Saturday 24th October – COVID-19 restrictions permitting. They have put in place new safety measures to enable everyone to enjoy the museum again. One of the latest COVID-19 updates is the a timed-ticketing system – entry is still free, but to allow the correct numbers in the […]

Have you downloaded the NHS COVID-19 App?

The app has already been put to use over the weekend with more than 1.5 million venue check-ins recorded on Saturday 26 September. More than 460,000 businesses have embraced the new app by downloading and printing QR code posters that can be scanned by the app to check-in to premises. The QR codes are an […]

Thinking of You Week 21-27 September 2020

Thinking of You Week has been celebrated every September for the last 7 years. This year it is 21st-27th September 2020; and there has never been a more appropriate year to send a card, to keep in touch, send a hug, share a joke and say ‘thinking of you’. Sending handwritten cards generates positive feelings […]

Second Hand September 2020

Led by Oxfam this campaign highlights the impact that fast fashion has on the environment, did you know that every year 336,000 tonnes of used clothing are sent to landfill? Are you taking part in #SecondHandSeptember this month? The Oxfam-organised campaign is championing the benefits of buying second-hand throughout the month of September. Exeter has […]

Taking Care of Your Mental Wellbeing

During the COVID19 pandemic there has been a lot of information shared about mental health, some of us have battled through, some of us have broken down. Please remember that you are not alone, there are people and places that can help you. Here are a few links: Mind: Coronavirus and your mental health   […]