A RELAXING weekend of food, drink and music will take place at Bromsgrove BirdBox, with a focus on wellbeing. Businesses which offer pampering, health, fashion, and beauty will showcase the services to provide during the event which runs between 12pm and 9pm next Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7.
Psychological pre-screening and regulated qualifications could also be introduced as MPs seek to make the currently unregulated non-surgical cosmetic treatment industry safer A group of MPs have called on the government to address the absence of regulations around non-surgical cosmetic treatments including fillers, lasers, and microneedling. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics, and Wellbeing (APPG) condemned the “wild west” cosmetics industry and warned that the public is being put at risk of harm.
The Biggleswade school held a StratFest Wellbeing Week - and is also planning a community festival in September Student mental health was the focus of a week of activities at Stratton Upper School in Biggleswade as it hosted a StratFest Wellbeing Week. The wellbeing week, which took place earlier this month, involved a series of workshops delivered by charities, local mental health services and creative organisations.
The school has trained 21 students in year nine as Wellbeing Ambassadors and they will use their new skills and knowledge to develop and lead peer support projects Tiverton High School has responded to the impact of the pandemic on mental health with a range of initiatives to support their 1,200 students.
Gyms, GPs and an even an indoor waterpark could be built by 2024 A gigantic £40 million development is to be built at Barking Riverside after it was approved by the local council earlier this week. The massive 'under-one-roof' Wellbeing Hub, will boast a variety of features from a gym and fitness studios to an indoor waterpark, an events venue, and a community garden.
A new multi-million Pound Barking Riverside Wellbeing Hub will offer residents the chance to visit a GP, book in with an advisor, such as those from the council’s Home and Money Hub, get involved with a range of community group activities, or enjoy a trip to an indoor waterpark – all under one roof.
Hampshire police pledge to fix Andover police station issues The chair of the Hampshire Police Federation has raised concerns over the facilities at Andover Police Station following a visit. Zoe Wakefield, the chair of the body which represents police officers across the county, was at the town’s police station as part of regular visits to Hampshire Constabulary’s facilities.
Yesterday, one of Marshall Centre's team member’s resilience was put to the test when she found out that she was scammed out of a large sum of money. Marshall Centre writes: Head of Wellbeing, Jo Boyd, has developed a training course on resilience and delivered the first iteration to our team a few weeks ago as a trial.
Cheadle based Philosophy PR is putting its weight behind a public relations and communications campaign for a new women-only strength and wellbeing concept in Stockport. Founded by passionate personal trainer Chloe Blair, Winners Strength & Wellbeing has launched with its first studio in Cheadle, Greater Manchester, and has ambitious plans to expand across the North West and further afield over the next couple of years.
Therapy is to be offered to help people in Suffolk who have a fear of needles in the wake of the coronavirus vaccine. Wellbeing Suffolk will be offering support to those who may have such a phobia, known as trypanophobia, following the high-profile coronavirus vaccine rollout. It's believed that around 3.5%- 10% of the UK population may have a fear of needles.
RESIDENTS are being invited to get out and about with a new short and social walking group. The group, set up in the Lache area of Chester, is the first under a new walking initiative co-ordinated by the Total Environment team at Cheshire West and Chester Council, in partnership with The Rambler’s Association.
Wellbeing Suffolk are offering support to those with needle phobia ahead of their vaccination. Needle phobia is very common and vaccinations are in the news daily, which can be terrifying for some people. The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS is launching specialist therapy sessions to help residents overcome their fears in order to get vaccinated.
An £8 million package to support the wellbeing of health and social care staff across Scotland has been announced. The increased support will help fund a number of immediate recovery actions and lead to the development of a National Wellbeing programme. The priority areas for action will include the ongoing development of the National Wellbeing Hub, National Wellbeing Helpline, and psychological interventions and therapies for staff.
Following the Government announcement on Monday (14 June), Derby LIVE are happy to announce that many events can go ahead as planned. Some events will be altered to ensure they’re COVID secure and safe to attend. Sadly, a small number of planned events for the city have had to be cancelled.
Residents can still have their say on the local authority’s draft Welsh Language Strategy for 2021-2026. The results of the consultation will be used to inform Bridgend County Borough Council’s final Welsh language strategy which is being implemented in September 2021. The consultation runs until Friday 18 June and is an opportunity for residents, the council’s workforce, elected members and stakeholders to share their views on the local authority’s proposed Welsh language objectives.
Staff at Beverley Art Gallery are dedicated to using art to promote wellbeing and encourage good mental health for the gallery’s visitors. Last year, the gallery worked with mindfulness instructor Sally Edward from Kindmind.co.uk, and together they produced five mindfulness videos based around paintings from the gallery’s permanent collection.
Book launch for Navigating Loneliness by A LOCAL author will read from her latest book at a virtual launch tonight (May 26). , psychology practitioner and Ambassador of Wellbeing, will introduce her new book, Navigating Loneliness: How to connect with yourself and others at P&G Wells on Wednesday May 26 at 7pm.
A DEVOTED physiotherapist has launched her own venture, in a bid to provide much-needed care for children across Cumbria and beyond. Claire Allen – a senior specialist chartered paediatric physiotherapist for the NHS – is dedicated to providing her young patients with the best care possible. And she hasn't let her jam-packed schedule as a key worker get in the way of launching Cumbria's only specialist paediatric clinic, which officially opened just last month.