Month: September 2021

Christ College restructures timetable to focus on outdoor education and character-building post-pandemic

Following 18 months of upheaval for the education sector, independent school Christ College Brecon has reshuffled its weekly timetable to include more extra-curricular activity to help with pupils’ physical, spiritual, social and moral development. Christ College Brecon already ensures each year group experiences ‘Adventure Days’ in the nearby Brecon Beacons National Park during the year, […]

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Dreamy salted caramel and pretzel brownies that’ll make your mouth water

Love brownies? It’s time to fall in love with Bear’s Brownies, and their dreamy salted caramel brownies that will make your mouth water.  Bear’s Brownies was launched in 2017 after the successful growth of its sister company Rachael’s Kitchen. Brownies are the perfect treat for autumn, and Bear’s uses great quality ingredients, including options for […]

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Up and coming artist transforms home into stunning studio and gallery

A renowned artist has converted his terraced home into a stunning space for his innovative work and is all set to reopen it to the public as the pandemic eases. Jon Stiff of Stiffy Art (www.stiffyart.co.uk) won nationwide acclaim after starring in the Channel 4 series Drawers Off back in the spring of this year. […]

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Senior nurse from St Andrew’s Healthcare joins panel of 2021 Student Nursing Times Awards

John-Barry Waldon, a senior staff nurse at St Andrew’s Healthcare, the UK’s largest mental health charity and a provider of specialist care in mental health and learning disability, has been asked to join the prestigious judging panel for the 2021 Student Nursing Times Awards[i]. The awards were created by the Nursing Times to honour student […]

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Lil-Lets launch reusable tampon applicator: a simple, small step towards big change.

Period product brand Lil-Lets debuts its reusable tampon applicator, which is available to buy online and via Amazon. In addition, Lil-Lets also announces that their range of plastic applicator tampons will cease to be manufactured after November 2021. This will reduce period plastic waste by over 11 tonnes each year. Environmental Activist Ella Daish shares […]

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Daring to Dream Charity Launches Online Festival to Help Chronically Ill Patients

Daring to Dream, a charity that supports the emotional health of patients in Wales, is staging an inclusive festival-at-home experience for those with chronic illness. Lleswyl: The Daring to Dream Festival will be live streamed on November 26 and comes after a successful first year for the new charity. The charity’s aim is to support […]

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Swedish brain scientist says a regular challenge, break + sleep is the perfect formula for mental wellbeing

1 in 10 Brits no longer take a break during the working day With workplaces opening up, the school-run in full flow and the pace of life gaining momentum,  YouGov research for Readly, the all-you-can-read subscription service, shows that one in 10 of us don’t take a break in the average day and half of […]

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LGBT+ Support in Manchester – Charity launches map of regional LGBT+ support after ground-breaking digital help service success

Find out what support is available in Manchester    A new LGBT+ service, the first of its kind in the country, created by The Proud Trust, has now launched its interactive map of LGBT+ youth groups: https://www.theproudtrust.org/people-like-me/meet-people-like-me/ to bolster its existing one-to-one web chat that gives LGBT+ young people and the adults who support them the opportunity to talk […]

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Sharlene celebrates 18 Years as a Nightingale House Hospice Lottery Collector

Sharlene Jones, from Wrexham, has been a collector for the Nightingale House Hospice Lottery for an amazing eighteen years. Last year the hospice lottery raised over £500,000 towards providing specialist palliative care services for patients and their families. Sharlene said: “I first heard of the hospice lottery from my parents as they both played, so […]

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Top creators to see at Buffer Film Festival London

Buffer Festival is the world’s largest international digital-first film festival. Curating and celebrating video premieres from today’s acclaimed digital creators. Featuring theatrical screenings, red carpets, educational keynotes, and awards. Buffer Festival makes its UK debut in Leicester Square from 29th-31st October 2021. Top YouTube creators shared their pick of the artists to watch out for […]

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