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Wheal Buzzy Project

Friday 8th June 2018

Wheal Buzzy Project Why not link the current #30DaysWild campaign with the local Wheal Buzzy Project...


Early Help Hub Add New Dates

Friday 8th June 2018

Early Help Hub The Early Help Hub have added dates for their hosting of afternoons for all school staff to find out about the work of Early Help Hub and Multi Agency Referral Unit because the existing dates are now full...


#30DaysWild Campaign

Friday 8th June 2018

Are you taking part in the Cornwall Wildlife Trust #30DaysWild campaign this June?   School packs can be downloaded from their website and include activity suggestions, with key learning outcomes and have been carefully developed to support teachers in lessons and project work...


Ready, Set, Ride

Friday 8th June 2018

New Resource Tool Gives Teachers Skills to Get Children Cycling British Cycling and HSBC UK, in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust, have launched a new programme in schools with the aim of ensuring that every child in the UK is given the opportunity to learn to ride a bike...


FREE Healthy Lifestyle programme for adults

Monday 4th June 2018

Our fantastic colleagues in Cornwall Council’s Wellbeing and Public Health’s Cornwall Healthy Weight team have released information about one of their courses for adults due to take place in Truro starting in July...


National News

The nurses tackling mental illness in police custody

Tuesday 19th June 2018

About third of those arrested in England have mental health issues...


Wales 'behind' in technology to detect prostate cancer

Tuesday 19th June 2018

The mpMRI scan is currently available in just three out of seven Welsh health boards.


The health impact of separating migrant children from parents

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Experts say there is no downplaying the trauma that taking a child away from a parent causes.


Tax rise to pay for NHS boost - Hunt

Monday 18th June 2018

The health secretary says there will be an "increased burden of taxation" to pay for the extra funds.


How to avoid being addicted to gaming

Sunday 17th June 2018

Gaming addiction has been listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organization.