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My Care, My Way
My Care, My Way
A new integrated NHS care service for those aged 65 or over and living in Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, or the Queen's Park and Paddington areas of Westminster
Support for vulnerable people in a power cut
Support for vulnerable people in a power cut
Older people and people with health problems can be especially vulnerable during a cold snap, or in the event of an unexpected power cut.
Eat hot meals to cope with winter
Eat hot meals to cope with winter
Eating hot meals and keeping active are effective ways to cope with winter, say public health bodies.
The 30-second chat that can trigger weight loss
The 30-second chat that can trigger weight loss
Doctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows. Some people, who had no intention of shedding the pounds, lost 10% of their body weight after being offered a free weight-loss programme.
Westminster Leisure Centres now accepting Time Credits
Westminster Leisure Centres now accepting Time Credits
Exciting news alert! You can now spend your Time Credits in Westminster's Leisure Centres! Spice are working closely with Everyone Active to offer a wide range of spend opportunities across all 7 of their sites in Westminster.
Nour Festival
Nour Festival
The Festival illuminates the best in contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa, in venues across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Nour 2016 runs from Friday 21 October to Sunday 6 November.
Top 10 Tips for Securing Your Home
Top 10 Tips for Securing Your Home
Help yourself ...Or, They'll help themselves Help us keep your home and property secure, by following our 10 top tips.
Second Half Clubs launched
Second Half Clubs launched
The Second Half Foundation, Diocese of London, Open Age and Barclays Digital Eagles are piloting a new programme in London, that goes to the heart of tackling the devastating effects of isolation in our older population, where people can come together as a group to enjoy group activities to stay connected to family friends and their community as well as learning new skills
Women who drink 2-3 cups of coffee a day could be less likely to develop dementia
Women who drink 2-3 cups of coffee a day could be less likely to develop dementia
Women who drink 2-3 cups of coffee a day may reduce their risk of dementia by more than a third, according to new research published yesterday in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.
Vaping 'helps almost 20,000 people stop smoking'
Vaping 'helps almost 20,000 people stop smoking'
Thousands of people appear to have been helped to quit smoking by using e-cigarettes, according to new study hailed by campaigners as a sign that the controversial device is helping to improve people's health.