Re:Cognition Health: there is hope for Alzheimer’s

  There is a currently no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease but there is hope. Dr Emer MacSweeney, Consultant Neuroradiologist and Principal Investigator at Re:Cognition Health invites you to join her and colleagues on Wednesday 24th September at Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt 68-86 Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BT from 7pm to 8pm, when...

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes to host evening at Royal Geographic Society

He is the first man ever to cross both icecaps via both poles and to scale Everest, the world’s highest peak. He ran seven marathons in seven days on seven continents just a few months after suffering a massive heart attack that left him in a coma, fought Marxist terrorists,...

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NHS Jarrow marchers push on to Westminister

  The NHS Jarrow marchers, a group of mums from Darlington and their supporters, will begin the final push to parliament on Saturday 6 September from Edmonton, north London, ending an epic 300 mile crusade against NHS privatisation.   The final leg of what has been a three week march...

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Gromit: the obese Jack Russell looking for love

A cheese-loving Jack Russell Terrier cross called Gromit is still desperately awaiting his Wallace after six months at the Brands Hatch site of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Staff at the rescue centre are hoping a starring role in the third series of Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs, airing...

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NHS is on the hunt for vital autumn blood donors

In September, as the summer holidays end, children head back to school and people return to work, NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people in London to make sure giving blood is part of their routine. NHS Blood and Transplant is asking blood donors in London to make an appointment to...

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First all-diabetes cycling team take London

The first all-diabetes professional cycling team, Team Novo Nordisk, will come to London to compete in the final stages of the UK’s leading cycling race, the Tour of Britain, on the 14th September, following a route from Westminster to Tower Hill. Team Novo Nordisk is a cycling team with a...

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Kensington and Chelsea Council unveils singing for health program

Residents are invited to take part in an exciting singing for health programme in Kensington and Chelsea called Sing to Live, Live to Sing! organised by the Council. The Council launched the initiative as a pilot programme in June and, due to its success, a new series of workshops will...

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WA Ellis paddle challenge in aid of hospital

Join WA Ellis as they undertake a paddle boarding half marathon along the River Thames. The first people to paddle board downstream of Putney Bridge, W.A. Ellis goes above and beyond.   Join with them to help raise vital funds for the Octavia Appeal, the paediatric arm of the Friends...

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Westway sports centre reaches out to west London kids

Rarely do children get to include climbing within their school day, but at Berrymede Junior School in Acton, it’s a popular part of the timetable as an exciting partnership with Westway Sports & Fitness has opened up a range of climbing opportunities. Berrymedes’ Head of PE, Steve Cotton, first approached...

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Get lost in the parks of South West London

Get Lost! Explore the beautiful, lush, green open spaces of South West London and experience the delights of nature. Exhilarating, healthy and uplifting for all the family. A visit to these wonderful and special places is accessible, simple to get to and every effort is made to make your visit...

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