Eating Disorders Awareness Week 1 – 7 March 2021

From the 1st until the 7th of March 2021, it is Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In the UK, 1.25 million people are living with an eating disorder, but it’s not just the person living with the condition that suffers but their loved ones too. Eating Disorders Awareness Week aims to raise awareness, it’s run by the charity BEAT and runs during the first week of March. What is an eating disorder? Eating disorders...

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Simple Ways To Stay Motivated

It’s winter and it’s cold, the days are shorter, and the nights are longer, all these things can dampen our motivation. Plus, everyone has had a tough year and we all have so much to look forward to, especially all the exciting things that have been put on hold such as holidays, concerts, festivals even just picnics in the park. It’s not always easy to just ‘keep calm and carry on’...

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Fairtrade Fortnight 22nd February – 7 March 2021

For two weeks every year, the UK celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight. It is the perfect opportunity for individuals and businesses alike to share their stories about the people who are responsible for growing the food needed for our favourite foods and beverages as well as the material used to make our clothes and the precious metals they mine to produce stunning jewellery. What is Fairtrade? Simply put, Fairtrade is about compensating farmers and...

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5 Delicious Pancake Ideas for Pancake Day

Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, is a traditional feast day marking the start of Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter. Who needs an excuse to eat pancakes, though? So, we’ve put together 5 tasty recipes for you to try this pancake day. Ham and cheese pancakes Pancakes don’t always need to be sweet. Why not jazz up your lunchtime sandwich and tuck in to a warm, hearty ham...

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Prostate Cancer

We recently posted a blog about cervical cancer, this time it’s the turn of the lads. 1 in 8 men in the UK will get prostate cancer in their lifetime and it is the most diagnosed cancer in this country. That’s a lot of men and that’s why we’re going to tell you what the prostate is, who is at risk of cancer and what you can do to look after...

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