Month: June 2021

Why you should consider working out on a hoverboard

Whilst a hoverboard might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you are online shopping for home fitness equipment, here are five reasons why the new Official Hoverboard G2 8.5″ Off Road Hummer could become your new workout buddy, and a fun way to tone up and shed those lockdown pounds: It […]

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Renting in a retirement development gives keen traveller, Susan Wiggans independence and security

Renting an apartment in a retirement development through Girlings Retirement Rentals has given keen traveller Susan Wiggins a fresh start since her return from Cambodia in 2017. Susan lived in Cambodia for six and a half years where she had set up and run a residential housing project called Honour Village. She created the project […]

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Don’t Unplug – Think Smart

This Sunday – the last Sunday in June – was marked as UK Unplugging Day (this year 27 June) – but challenging this concept, Georgina Lord from Zen Internet says digital wellbeing isn’t about unplugging for a day. We should approach digital detoxing like all healthy lifestyle changes – creating long term habits that we […]

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Friends come together to support Forever Flowers

Friends Rachel Cable and Carly Murray have come together to support Forever Flowers and shared their experiences of hospice care as they remember their loved ones. Forever Flowers is a new campaign by City Hospice, Cardiff’s local hospice, which invites supporters to purchase a limited-edition flower to celebrate the lives and remember much-loved family members, […]

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Land-based college to host special centenary open day this weekend

A SPECIAL centenary open day will be held at one of the country’s top land-based colleges. Coleg Cambria Llysfasi will host the event from 10am-2pm on Saturday (June 26). Adhering to social distancing and Coronavirus safety measures, staff at the Denbighshire site – celebrating its 100th anniversary – look forward to welcoming visitors for the first […]

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Virtual college awards celebrate achievement of students in pandemic

COLEG CAMBRIA learners have achieved incredible things in the past year. And they were recognised at the college’s annual Student Awards. Sadly, a ceremony could not take place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but that did not stop them paying tribute to those who had excelled over the last 12 months Up to 90 prizes […]

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St Andrew’s Healthcare in Northamptonshire opens state of the art dementia hub for people with complex needs

St Andrew’s Healthcare in Northampton, a charity providing specialist mental healthcare, has opened the Lowther dementia hub – a registered hospital service providing gender-specific inpatient care for men and women, typically over 65, with complex needs. Lowther is a purpose-built dementia-friendly environment designed by the hospital’s specialist dementia, multi-disciplinary team, staff, and carers. It represents […]

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Family members join skydive challenge in memory of Tunisia terror attack victims

Family members and friends of the 38 people who died in the Tunisia terrorist attack in 2015 will be jumping out of a plane to honour their memories and mark the sixth anniversary of the tragedy.  The skydive will be held on July 3, just after the June 26 anniversary, and will raise money for Smile For Joel, the charity set up […]

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How the lessons of financial literacy extend far beyond the classroom

Written by Alan Morahan, Managing Director of EB Consulting at Punter Southall Aspire Although financial literacy has been part of the National Curriculum since 2014, a report from The London Institute of Banking and Finance states that only 8 per cent of young people said they learned the most about managing money in school. This is because […]

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Why Tech Stress is a ‘thing’ and how to deal with it

Buffering, a frozen screen or loss of connection mid Zoom – if you’re among the four in five people (84%)1 working from home who have experienced an unreliable internet connection in the past 12 months – you’ve probably experienced tech stress. Zen Internet has teamed up with cyber psychologist Dr Linda Kaye to explore how much effect the […]

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