Text Scam

Be aware fake lockdown fines - UPDATED

People have been warned not to fall for a bogus text message saying they have been fined for stepping outside during the coronavirus lockdown. The scam message claims to be from the Government,

Universal Credit 20-21

Change in Universal Credit Rates 2020/21

Here are some changes for Universal Credit that may effect you or would like to know about.

published by DWP on 6 April 20

Loan shark

Stop Loan Sharks

Stop Loan Sharks investigate and prosecute loan sharks. Our official title is the England Illegal Money Lending Team. We are the lead organisation in England with the power to prosecute loan sharks and illegal money lenders.

Support from Energy Suppliers - CORVID-19

Support from Energy Suppliers - CORVID-19

Those at home self isolating both staff and/or claimants may be worried about going out and being able to top up their meters and could be using more power than normal because they are home.


Information you might want to know.

Here you will find information on how to claim benefits you may be entitled to as well to discounts on council tax.

Department for Work & Pensions

DWP Position for Coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses

A range of extra support and measures will be in place to help workers, benefit claimants and businesses affected by coronavirus.


What Need to Know about Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Virus, Symptoms, and Protection

What is the Coronavirus?

The Coronavirus is formally called “novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)”, which is in the same family of infections as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

UNITE the Union help GL Communities

UNITE the Union help GL Communities

Mr Garry Mills, Advice Services lead receiving a cheque for £3000 from Mr Chris Frith, Secretary of the local UNITE the Union branch who made this donation after being informed that our offices had been burgled and our newly purchased reconditioned lap tops had been stolen. 

Lisa Sheppard - Delivering Yoga Classes at GL Communities

This film shows how the GEM Project supported Lisa to set up her own yoga business Yoganna Be.


We facilitate the connecting of residents, local business, and local services in becoming thriving and aspiring communities. We support local community development, advice, education and training activities to increase residents’ confidence, skills levels and reliance.

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Cyber Essentials

Green Impact - Gold

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