Today, 8th of August, is the national Cycle to Work Day 2019. To mark this, Santander Cycles is offering a free 24 hour period to encourage people to cycle to work for free. To benefit from this, simply use the code CTWD2019 on the Santander Cycles app.
Recent research found that people who attend the health checks are more likely to lose weight, lower blood pressure and give up smoking, The health checks can pick up early signs of strokes, kidney and heart disease, type 2 diabetes and dementia. During the check, you will be told how to reduce your risk of these conditions.
Are you one of the million NHS patients who have purchased over 12 prescription items from your local chemist last year? Are you aware that there could be a cheaper way to pay for your prescriptions?
Creativity can help people express themselves during the darkest days of mental illness and throughout recovery.
The Advocacy Project are inviting you to enter a poetry competition. If you’ve experienced a mental health problem, or you’re a family member or friend of someone who has, they welcome you to send in your poem.
They want to share this with as many people as possible to improve understanding of mental health.
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but a new study shows getting active in middle and old age — even if you weren't active before — can help you live longer. The study found people whose activity levels had increased were substantially more likely to live longer, regardless of their initial activity level or other factors like diet, obesity, blood pressure or cholesterol.
The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a free three-day celebration of curiosity, discovery and exploration in South Kensington for all ages. The Festival brings together science and the arts in a unique programme of creative workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances - all in the spirit of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s vision for the Great Exhibition, 200 years on from when they were born.
The Happily tea party is part of an initiative inspired by Jo Cox which aims to bring communities closer together.
The party saw over 30 adults with learning disabilities enjoy tea and cake at Petit Miracle Hub in Shepherd’s Bush, before taking part in games and activities encouraging conversation and social interaction.
The get together proved to be successful with many guests taking the opportunity to get to know one another.