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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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New Research Shows North East's Public Support For Changes To Alcohol Labelling
New research released today suggests that the North East public would back Government plans to include health and nutritional information on alcohol products. If you didn’t know a glass of wine can contain similar calories as a slice of pizza, or a pint of lager similar to a Mars Bar...
Escape Interventions - Counselling Charity Seeking Out Assistance As Demand For Its Services Rise
A South Tyneside young people’s counselling and support services charity is calling for help to fund ongoing operational costs after a challenging year aiding more than 300 families and children facing difficulties. South Shields-based, Escape Intervention Services, is seeing rising demand for its services post-lockdown from young people aged from...
Nourish Your Wellbeing This Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental Health Awareness Week is the ideal opportunity to focus on psychological wellbeing - our own and our family’s. Emotional literacy means knowing how to talk about mental health and how to improve it and the best way to intervene when a loved one is struggling. Former primary school teacher...
UK CBD Market Witnesses Spike In Demand Amidst Covid-19 Lockdown
Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) and Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) today launch their report Green Shoots - Sowing The Seeds Of The New UK Cannabis Industry with a new assessment of the size of the UK consumer cannabidiol (CBD) market. The sector is now estimated to generate £690 million in...
green grass
Newcastle has made eighth place in a leaderboard of the UK’s top greenest cities. Scores were calculated for UK cities based on four categories - nature, transport, emissions and sustainability. London scored highest as investment in solar outshone the rest of the cities at £149,126 per million pounds of council budget....
Winners Of The Virtual Miss England North East Announced
A Virtual competition has been held over the last 2 months on the Miss England app and website to find more representatives from the North East to participate in the final of Miss England in June.  The top 6 contestants from a public vote on the Miss England App were...
Four Tees Valley School Students Receive Career Explorer Prizes For Their Creative Talents
Four students from a Tees Valley school have been awarded for their artwork which challenges assumptions about the role of women. The students from Laurence Jackson School in Guisborough, part of Vision Academy Learning Trust, will now receive bespoke Career Explorer prizes after their success in the #ChoosetoChallenge competition held...
Smart Works Newcastle Helping Women Get Back Into World Amidst Covid-19
A virtual outreach initiative that has helped dozens of women across the North East get new jobs during the pandemic is set to carry on thanks to a four-figure grant from the region’s biggest building society. Smart Works Newcastle aims to help women get back into work, gain financial independence...
Does your Newcastle Neighbour Have the Right to Own a Bear?
The recent two-part ITV documentary Britain's Tiger Kings - On The Trail With Ross Kemp highlighted the growing problems associated with the keeping of wild animals as pets. In response to the documentary, Born Free’s co-founder and Executive President Will Travers OBE said: “I think most people will have found it...
'Fit Monkeys' Encouraging Children To Stay Fit During Covid-19
An award-winning sports coach is launching a new venture to encourage 5–12-year-olds to get fit after a year in lockdown. Matthew Lawn from Killingworth, the brains behind the Football Squirts Academy, and his partner Ashleigh Dobbs are opening Fit Monkeys, a new concept of fun-based physical education (PE) classes, that...

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