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Key dates of local and national activities and campaigns, taking place throughout the year.

October 2020
ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness Month

1st - 31st October 2020

Raising awareness of ADHD, removing the stigma and highlighting the support available.

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National Cholesterol Month

National Cholesterol Month

1 to 31 October 2020

National Cholesterol Month is devoted to raising funds for Heart UK and raising awareness about the dangers of high cholesterol.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1 to 31 October 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness month helps to raise awareness for the disease and to raise funds for research.

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November 2020
World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day

1st November 2020

Celebrated annually on the 1st November by vegans all over the globe.

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International Stress Awareness Week

International Stress Awareness Week

4 to 8 November 2020

International Stress Awareness Week aims to develop a greater understanding of stress and offer individuals and organisations access to proven coping strategies and sources of help.

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World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

13th November 2020

Celebration of kindness in society and day to day life. Individual acts of kindness are encouraged on this day.

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Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week

12 to 16 November 2020

The Anti-Bullying Week theme is "Respect".

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Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol Awareness Week

11 to 17 November 2020

The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people to think about alcohol – how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society.

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Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week

16th - 22nd November 2020

The UK's biggest road safety event aims to inspire schools, organisations and communities to take action on road safety.

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White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day

25th November 2020

Stop family violence, raising awareness and influencing change.

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Movember Men's Health Awareness Month

Movember Men's Health Awareness Month

1 to 30 November 2020

Each year, Movember is responsible for thousands of moustaches on men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of Movember is to raise vital funds and awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer.

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December 2020
World Aids Day

World Aids Day

1 December 2020

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV and show their support for people living with HIV.

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International Day of People with Disabilities

International Day of People with Disabilities

3rd December 2020

The aim is to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disabilities and celebrates their achievements and contributions.

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National Grief Awareness Week

National Grief Awareness Week

2nd - 8th December 2020

To raise awareness of all aspects of grief and loss.

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International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day

10th December 2020

This is observed every year on the 10th December, the day the United Nations General Assembly introduced in 1948.

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16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence

16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence

25 November to 10 December 2020

The 16 Days of Action against domestic violence campaign is a time to take action to end violence against women and girls.

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January 2021
Dry January

Dry January

January 1 - February 1 2021

Dry January is the annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for the month of January. It is run by the charity Alcohol Change UK.

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April 2021
World Health Day

World Health Day

7 April 2021

World Health Day is to highlight a priority area of public health concern in the world.

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