Care worker wins award

Care worker wins award

Lianne Peters, domestic assistant at Milford House Care Home in Salisbury has won the Ancillary Worker category for the South West in the Great British Care Awards 2019, and goes through to the national finals. More than 400 of the best in social care attended an...
Alzheimer’s Society seeks volunteers

Alzheimer’s Society seeks volunteers

Alzheimer’s Society is looking for volunteers to take up a fun, friendly, super-flexible volunteering opportunity, with their Side by Side service in Tisbury, Amesbury and Salisbury. Volunteers will be paired with someone with dementia, so they can help them keep on...
Fitness open day raises money for charities

Fitness open day raises money for charities

An open day raised £600 for the charities, Salisbury Stars Appeal and South Wilts Mencap at Lifestyle Fitness Avon Valley in Salisbury on September 7 More than 300 attended, celebrating expansion at the facility, and they had free use of all facilities, including...
Incorporating Gardening And Plants Into Your Home Environment

Incorporating Gardening And Plants Into Your Home Environment

Plants and gardening can be appropriate throughout your home, and add a sense of calm and nature while enhancing your health. Plants can help you clear the air indoors, give you a physical activity to do, and even offer fresh food to eat. How Plants Help At Home...
A Simple Ways to Break Through the Weight Loss Wall

A Simple Ways to Break Through the Weight Loss Wall

Have you hit a wall when you have been trying to lose weight? This problem is more common than you might think and a lot of people discover that losing weight isn’t as easy as they hoped. This could be due to lengthy periods of yo-yo dieting or it could be a physical...
How to Relieve Pre Menstrual Cramping

How to Relieve Pre Menstrual Cramping

It’s that time of the month again and your toes want to curl up because you suffer from severe cramping. It’s the way of the woman and unfortunately there aren’t any quick fixes aside from having your ovaries removed. But if you embrace this side of being a woman and...
Former-mayor’s life saved by his own initiative

Former-mayor’s life saved by his own initiative

By Viktor Berg Former-Wilton mayor and current councillor Trevor Batchelder has made a remarkable recovery after a heart attack – saved by the very defibrillator he raised funds for through his mayoral appeal last year. Yesterday, Monday, September 3, he was up and...
Panda is positive about meditation

Panda is positive about meditation

Teacher Shaula Maitland from Mere, inspires children to meditate with her new book, Positive Panda. Panda introduces children to meditation with a rhyming story, helping them to relax with breathing exercises and visualisations, before sharing 12 inspiring and...
Blackberries: foraging  for nutrition

Blackberries: foraging for nutrition

By Luzia Barclay “We were walking along the Avon and we noticed the abundance of blackberries ripening at the speed of light. As the days go by they become sweeter.” “Blackberries are high in vitamin C, which makes important proteins,...
Wave goodbye to IBS

Wave goodbye to IBS

The brain and gut are so intimately connected your emotional frame of mind is reflected by the state of your digestive system. When you are relaxed, your gut works steadily and efficiently, digesting and moving food through your body, but when stressed there can be...
Plants That Will Help You Sleep Better

Plants That Will Help You Sleep Better

Plants are a wonderful addition to any room. Beyond turning your bedroom into a zen oasis, certain plants can help you sleep better. Plants purify air and replenish oxygen. Some of the earliest studies conducted on the benefits of houseplants was conducted by NASA in...
Awards to GPs going “above and beyond”

Awards to GPs going “above and beyond”

Local GP practices going ‘above and beyond’ for unpaid carers were given awards on July 17 at Devizes Town Hall. The awards were presented by Tim Burns, Commissioning Manager and Dr Richard Sandford-Hill, chair, both of Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Carer...

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