Category: health

Get cycling this Summer

Some more tips to stay healthy from the Heart Research people:- Regular physical activity will help you to maintain a healthy weight and keep your heart healthy. Cycling is a fun way to improve your overall health and wellbeing as well as enabling you to get out and explore your […]

Healthy Barbecuing

Just a few thoughts from the Heart Foundation to offer some alternative ideas for barbeques that are the healthy option. Summer is here and many of us are heading out to our gardens to fire up the barbecue. Some of the foods traditionally cooked on barbecues, such as burgers and […]

Heart healthy diet

More healthy tips from the Heart Foundation, and perhaps not just for those with heart problems. Keeping to a healthy diet can only be good for all of us. Over seven million people in the UK are living with heart or circulatory disease. By eating a healthy diet, getting plenty […]


It’s National Epilepsy Week (18 – 24 May). Every year since 1958, people with epilepsy have united this week to tell others about the condition. This year is no different. Case studies and spokespeople from across the regions are available for interview. As lockdown continues, the charity Epilepsy Action is celebrating […]


The rise of our canine companions as ‘four legged therapists’ during lockdown The UK has always been a nation of dog lovers but our pooches are helping us more than ever not only just to survive modern life but actually thrive in it. We are increasingly turning to our four-legged friends […]

Public Health England and East Sussex County Council statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in East Sussex

SPECIALISTS from Public Health England (PHE) are working with East Sussex County Council and NHS colleagues following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The case has recently returned home from a cruise.Alison Barnett, Centre Director for Public Health England South East, said: “Public Health England is contacting people who had […]

ACS Launches Campaign to Create 25,000 Dementia Friends in the Convenience Sector

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has launched a campaign in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Society to help convenience retailers and colleagues better understand and support customers living with dementia. The campaign aims to create 25,000 Dementia Friends in the convenience sector to help customers, colleagues and communities affected by dementia. […]

Fat shamed

Almost 4 million UK males have felt fat shamed at least once and so felt compelled to lose weight, according to new research. Actor Jeremy Edwards massively felt the pressure when he started to put on weight when the time constraints of being a new dad and a back injury […]


Health experts are warning people to get the free NHS flu jab in the coming weeks to reduce their risk as newly released official figures show that hospitalisations for flu have increased 86% week on week. Britain experienced its longest flu season in a decade last year, lasting from October […]