Students take on Winter challenges as college DofE numbers continue to rise

UP to 100 students took on Winter challenges at one of North Wales’s most popular outdoor activity centres. Level 2 and 3 Uniformed Public Services (UPS) learners from Coleg Cambria sites in Wrexham and Deeside participated in two five-day residential visits to Gwersyll yr Urdd Glan-Llyn, Llanuwchllyn, Bala. Led by Sports and Public Services lecturer […]

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Why 2022 could be the year to downsize and rent in a retirement community

Halifax building society has reported that house price growth is at a 17 year high[i]. For retired homeowners that have put off moving over the past two years due to the pandemic, it might be the ideal time to sell. Nygel Scourfield, Chief Executive of retirement rentals brand My Future Living, says increasing numbers of […]

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The benefits of reducing or cutting out alcohol on eye health

January is when millions of adults focus in on their alcohol intake – and all eyes are on the health benefits associated with a month off the booze. But did you know that health benefits extend to your eye health and vision? (Spoiler alert: and it’s not just about blurred vision while under the influence […]

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Forget Blue Monday – these adorable animal pictures will make you smile

Whether you buy into the concept of ‘Blue Monday’ or not, Christmas has passed, we’re all back at work, it’s a bit cold and holiday season is still a long way off – so anything that can lift our mood is most welcome.  Therefore, in the spirit of sharing smiles. we hope you enjoy this […]

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Celeb Vocal Coach Mark De Lisser Says Singing Can Help Beat January Blues

Feeling blue? Celeb Vocal Coach Mark De Lisser says ‘Get Singing!’ As everyone talks about Blue Monday and the different steps to take to lift your mood, are we missing a trick by sitting in silence at home or in work? Celeb Vocal Coach Mark De Lisser believes that for many, the key to better […]

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More than six million Brits will struggle today on Blue Monday because faddy diets have left them feeling hangry

According to a new survey by WW, 28% of those who went on a restrictive January diet have hit a slump and 79%* are unlikely to achieve their New Year wellness goals  As Blue Monday hits today, 6.3 million Brits admit that they are feeling more irritable and unreasonable than usual. Almost half the adult […]

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Make your special day even more memorable with Nightingale House Hospice wedding favours

Did you get engaged or set a date for your big day over Christmas and the New Year? If you are planning your wedding, Nightingale House Hospice’s bespoke lottery wedding favours could be the perfect gift on your special day. One of your guests could be the lucky winner of the hospice’s £2,500 weekly jackpot, […]

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Former students cook up a storm with new careers at college restaurant

COLEG CAMBRIA served up career opportunities for two talented former students. Owain Jones and Bradley Wilford have joined the team at Cambria’s popular Ial Restaurant in Wrexham. Owain, 21, is now working as a sous chef having completed the Level 3 Hospitality and Catering course at Yale. Chef de Partie Bradley, 20, is a graduate of the […]

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5 Surprising Ways to Grow Your Business in 2022

Written by Melitta Campbell, Business Coach and Author   1. Do Less When it comes to achieving more, our first instinct can be to do more. But this only leaves you with less time and focus to get things done to the standard to which your clients expect, leaving you with less energy and more stress. […]

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Go! Active leisure facility gets a New Year Upgrade

Renewed Partnership Agreement sees £500K investment In 2016, Bolsover District Council’s Go! Active leisure facility in Clowne, Derbyshire benefited from a multi-million pound development, which was delivered by the team at Pulse Fitness in order to provide the local community with a dedicated space for sports and leisure. Now, five years later, the centre has […]

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