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It’s Up to You! – celebrating the achievements of local people

It's up to you

We held a celebration event at Dewsbury Town Hall on Tuesday evening (26/1/16) to celebrate the achievements of local people who have taken part in a project called ‘It’s Up To You’. ‘It’s Up To You’ is part of the People Powered Change Programme and is led by our Community Engagement Team in partnership with voluntary groups and our local communities at neighbourhood level. What is

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Have you heard of the twiddlemuffs?


These lesser-known creatures are in fact knitted hand muffs made from different textured wools, adorned with pockets, buttons and ribbons. They are worn to help sooth restless hands and minimise agitation. Research has found them to be very effective stimulation for people with dementia. Members of Knit and Natter group at our Library and Information Centres have been hard at

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