RAYNAUDS AWARENESS MONTH 2022
February 1st - 27th
Together, we can create a better world for people with Scleroderma and Raynaud’s.
We need you to continue to raise your hands and help increase awareness and understanding of Raynaud’s and why it is important that everyone knows the signs and symptoms to look out for.
What is Raynauds?
Raynaud's (ray-NOSE) disease causes some areas of
your body — such as your fingers and toes — to feel
numb and cold in response to cold temperatures or
stress. In Raynaud's disease, smaller arteries that supply
blood to your skin become narrow, limiting blood flow to
affected areas (vasospasm).Raynaud's phenomenon is
common and does not usually cause severe problems.
You can often treat the symptoms yourself by keeping
warm. Sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious
Check if it's Raynauds
Raynaud's affects your blood circulation. When you're cold,
anxious or stressed, your fingers and toes may change
Other symptoms can include:
- Pins and needles
- Difficulty moving the affected area
SAFER INTERNET DAY
February 8TH 2022
What is Safer Internet Day?
Safer Internet Day is an event, organised by the UK Safer
Internet Centre, which aims to promote safe, responsible
and positive use of internet technology.
It involves lots of local and national organisations
coming together to raise awareness of correct internet
practices. They look at lots of topics including consent,
ownership and data privacy, and it runs with the slogan,
‘Together for a better internet’. They also raise issues
about cyberbullying, digital identity and social networks.
The main goal of Safer Internet Day is to raise awareness
and start a conversation about internet safety. One
company cannot make the internet wholly safe, but lots
of people working together can have a big impact. Its
aim is to make a safer and better internet for everyone, especially children and young people.
Safer Internet Day is celebrated every year on a Tuesday
in mid-February. In 2022, it will be on the 8th of February
History of Safer Internet Day
Safer Internet Day was the brainchild of the EU
SafeBorders project and was targeted by the connected
InSafe network as a multi-national event, which
highlights the topical issues surrounding the internet.
By the year 2009, Safer Internet Day had expanded from
Europe, under the guidance of more than 100 global
Safer Internet Day Committees, to have a worldwide
presence. It is now celebrated in over 150 countries
across the globe!
Tops Tips for Internet Safety
Staying safe on the internet is a vital part of modern
technology use. Here are our top tips for aiding you and
your children in this process:
Monitor your child’s internet use and keep a track of their
Make sure you choose strong passwords for your secure
Keep your privacy settings high to ensure your security.
Ensure you're up to date with all the latest security
Remember to be as vigilant on your mobile as your
desktop or laptop.
Don't click on links you don't trust.
To find out more information, go to:
Safer Internet Day 2022 - UK Safer Internet Centre
NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK
7TH - 13TH FEBRUARY
The 15th annual week-long celebration of
apprenticeships will be taking place 7th-13th February
What is NAW 2022?
NAW is an annual week-long celebration of
apprenticeships that takes place across England.
It provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate
apprenticeships and bring the whole apprenticeship
The Week will shine a light on the positive differences
that apprenticeships can make to individuals, employers
and to the wider economy
The annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships,
which takes place across England, will showcase how
apprenticeships have helped employers of all sizes and
sectors, and people of all ages and backgrounds.
The National Apprenticeship Week 2022 theme of ‘Build
the Future’ continues from 2021, and focuses on the
benefits apprenticeships can have on individuals,
businesses, and local communities.
How to Get Involved!
A toolkit on how to get involved is now available -
Download the toolkit from
To support National Apprenticeship Week 2022
individuals, employers, training providers and
communities can get involved by encouraging
everyone to consider how apprenticeships can help
A toolkit is available to support the apprenticeship
community with planning their activity for National
Apprenticeship Week 2022.
For More Information: https://www.nationalapprenticeshipweek.co.uk/
NATIONAL PIZZA DAY
FEBRUARY 9TH 2022
National Pizza Day, your time to get your pizza eating game on!
Yes, you heard correctly! A whole day – 24 happy hours – to
celebrate that yummy carb that almost no one can do without!
From the humble beginning to today’s gourmet offerings pizza
has captured the heart and stomachs of people around the
globe. Do you like the traditional cheese and pepperoni? Are
you more adventurous and need to show that in your pizza
toppings? Now is time to show the world!
National Pizza Day is a day to celebrate pizza, which is a baked
flatbread topped with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in
an oven. ... Pizza was invented in Naples, Italy in the 10th
century. In 1905, America's first pizzeria was opened in New
York, named Lombardi's. Since then, dozens of chain stores
Grab yourself a slice and read on...
- Five billion pizzas are sold worldwide every year and around three billion of these
are in the US
- Pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping in the UK and US.
- 49% of people in the UK eat pizza at least once a week and Oxford is the city which
consumes the most pizza.
Whats your favourite?
Keeping it simple and classic with tomato and LOTS of cheese.
It is all about the spicy sausage for this meat lovers classic!
Spicy, BBQ or plain, chicken is the top topping.
Ham and Pineapple
This fruity combination is a controversial one but its tropical taste is a winner!
I love ALL the meat, sausage, spicy beef, ham, pile it all on.
I love pizza so much I even have it for dessert. Chocolate, cream, strawberries the sweeter the better!
Olive and mushroom
All about the olives for this tasty treat, yum!
Quattro Stagioni/four seasons
I find it too hard to choose which is why I love Quattro Stagioni, four toppings in one, winner!
I like a bit of fish on my dish, tuna pizza is the best!
Egg and spinach
Some think it is strange but this is egg-actly what I think a pizza should be like
HOLIDAYS, FUN FACTS AND HISTORY