Author Archives: Jonathan Powell

Can you trust what you read on Facebook?

by Jonathan Powell.  Retired Information Security Consultant.    Reading Facebook is a bit like overhearing a conversation when walking around Tesco. Would you take that as gospel? Let’s try some examples… …its like overhearing someone in Tesco     Your … Continue reading

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Staying in touch with friends – small groups

Small groups – staying in touch Are you a member of a small group of friends that aren’t meeting because of this crisis?  Then all is not lost and some of the solutions are much easier than you might have … Continue reading

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The Work and Pensions Committee wants to hear your experiences of the benefits system during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Wales Rural Network News Round up 2020 Issue 01; April 2020

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Boredom Busters from the National Archives

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Simon Hart MP March newsletter – Covid-19 update

Covid-19 update: As a community we are incredibly fortunate that so few of us have experienced a time like this. Living under current restrictions runs contrary to so much of what we believe in as a nation, so it is … Continue reading

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Trading Standards: advice on COVID-19 Scams

This is a message from National Trading Standards: Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends. National Trading Standards is warning people … Continue reading

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CoronaVirus Helps – Multilingual support

Today we have some more news, different language communications re virus and isolation that might be useful to some see below. Those of you working and supporting communities whose first language isn’t Welsh or English may have been struggling to … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Helps – Llanelli

Seaside Café, 53 Caroline St, Llanelli SA15 2PB,  01554 774483, Drop off food station donations welcome for distribution to the elderly and vulnerable in the community. Mon – Sat 8.00am – 2.00pm Seaside Cafe, and Seaside AFC along with Cllr … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Helps – CARMARTHEN 3T’s

The Angel Public House, Salem, Llandeilo SA19 7LY, are now doing takeaway meals and grocery order service for collection, times for contact tbc, contact if you want anything they will try and provide. Narellle 01558 822982 VERIFIED ‘La Patisserie’ in … Continue reading

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