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Sean Tunnicliffe

About Sean Tunnicliffe

Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

Covid-19 and Communities

By |Uncategorized
2020-04-01T16:48:22+00:00 1st April 2020|

Forum Central is working with Voluntary Action Leeds, Healthwatch and Leeds City Council Communities Team to support ‘communities of interest’ ie groups of people who share an identity, for example the African Caribbean community, or those who share an experience, for [...]

Locality Facebook Groups – response to Coronavirus

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
2020-04-01T13:37:52+00:00 31st March 2020|

Leeds City Council have set up 33 locality ward Facebook pages where Covid 19 updates will be posted. Please join a group if you live, work or have family connections in any of the wards.   Your [...]

COVID-19: Charity Commission Guidance

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
2020-04-01T09:04:32+00:00 1st April 2020|

Understandably, many charities are concerned about what to do during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, so the Charity Commission has published some advice based on “frequently asked questions” it has received in the last few weeks. The Commission says [...]

Online support for those affected by self-harm

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
2020-04-01T14:06:50+00:00 30th March 2020|

The very first Battle Scars service has been operational for four years and still going strong: their private Facebook group is providing support to anybody affected by self-harm: Suitable for people of any age, anywhere, who [...]

Call For Mentors To Support Yorkshire Leaders & Entrepreneurs

By |Health & Care
2020-04-01T08:32:26+00:00 27th March 2020|

Next Up, supported by Leeds City Council, is looking for 500 senior people to mentor Yorkshire entrepreneurs and leaders from public, private and voluntary sectors who are dealing with the impact of COVID-19. The mentors could be recently retired or still working, but able to spare [...]

Community Care Volunteer Programme Partner Pack

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People
2020-04-02T08:48:00+00:00 18th March 2020|

A Partner Pack to support organisations with communicating around the Community Care Volunteer Programme, which Voluntary Action Leeds have been working on with Leeds City Council in response to COVID-19, has now been launched. The resource is [...]