We had the wonderful opportunity at PEP Enterprise in our Woodnook Primary School fortnightly drop in to meet Eman Adam from Lancashire County Council and Lisa Charley from Hyndburn Leisure.

Eman Adam is the Refugee Community Development Officer For the Lancashire Refugee Integration Team within the Lancashire County Council

Eman and her team coordinate the arrivals and support for thousands of people who have entered Lancashire through over 10 different refugee and asylum resettlement routes.

The refugee is at the heart of everything the team does. The team recognise the immense and unique traumas that refugee individuals have suffered and continue to suffer and acknowledge that the community is unique in its vulnerability and resilience. Every refugee is treated with dignity, respect and a belief in their potential. The work of the team is: Person-centred, Compassionate (Trauma-informed) and Research/ best-practise based

Please see the website for more details

W: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/res…/support-for-resettlers/

Lisa Charnley is the Health and Wellbeing Manager for Up and Active in the Hyndburn Leisure Centre

Lisa and her team run the Up & Active – Hyndburn programme

The services are split into 3 sections:

Active Lives – 12 week physical activity programme enabling individuals to access a tailored exercise programme to increase the amount of activity in their daily lives.

Healthy Weights – This programme supports adults to make healthy lifestyle choices to improve their health and well-being.

Cardiac Rehabilitation – aimed to support rehabilitation of individuals back into their everyday lives and empower them to effectively managing their own health condition effectively.

Please see the website for more details

W: https://www.hyndburnleisure.co.uk/up-active/

We had a wonderful turn out and thank you to all the parents who attended!

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