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Members’ projects during lockdown

Since the start of lockdown, Create Oldham has had to close the hub space until changes in government guidelines allow it to reopen. Members have had to find new ways to entertain themselves, from involving themselves in sports, arts and crafts, and volunteering. Mike...

Covid-19: 5 tips for improving your mental health

It goes without saying that coronavirus has caused major changes in how we live our everyday life. Little things, from going to the shops, to keeping in touch with family and friends, have changed and it can leave many feeling scared and anxious. Create Oldham wants...

Covid19 and the Visors Project

As a response to Covid-19 and the widespread lack of PPE, Create Oldham set up a project creating visors to protect our frontline workers. To achieve such a large-scale project, Create started recruiting volunteers. A Visor Volunteers page was set up and the word went...

A Teacher’s Guide To Temporarily Home Educating

With the Corona virus hot on everyone's mind, as a primary school teacher I have some advice and websites you can access for home learning in the event your child's school does close / become an unsafe place to be. Please note, these are my personal recommendations as...

STATEMENT ON COVID-19

30th July 2020 Another day, another set of rules and guidance to study. Having looked carefully at the latest developments, we have concluded that we can remain open for business. We have already considerably restricted the activities that Create Oldham can offer and...

Why should I volunteer?

Volunteering? Living in a society that is built around money, it may seem strange, that many people willingly do jobs that are unpaid. Society has taught us that if we work hard, we will be able to attain better jobs, and in turn, have more money. Money will make us...