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Dementia Drawing group: participants, carers, teachers, family and, in boater, life model.

Vote, vote, vote for people’s projects in Hastings

It’s not just the forthcoming local elections which require your vote – two community initiatives based in Hastings have been shortlisted in this year’s People’s Projects competition – Dementia Drawing and the Hope Project. Judy Parkinson of Dementia Drawing puts HOT in the picture.

One You East Sussex team

‘One You’ 400-600-600 calorie campaign

‘One You’ is a national campaign designed to ‘help people who are overweight or obese’, which is an issue that affects 57% of adults in East Sussex. One You East Sussex is making available free resources to East Sussex residents to raise awareness around calorie consumption. Zelly Restorick writes.

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Over 70s urged to check for signs of breast cancer

PUBLIC health bosses in East Sussex are urging women over 70 to check their breasts for early signs of cancer. The call comes as a new national Be Clear On Cancer campaign launches, aimed at highlighting the symptoms and the importance of early diagnosis.

Posted 11:23 Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 In: Health Matters Tags: , , ,
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OCD Week of Action

Mental health professionals are marking ‘OCD Week of Action’ by encouraging people to speak out about the illness – and challenge the way it’s viewed in society. ‘OCD Week of Action’ runs from Monday 19 – Sunday 25 February 2018.

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Challenging the menopause industry

This is the story of how an ex stand-up comic came to challenge the entire menopause industry. Local resident, Sally J Dufell, writes about how her own experience of the menopause led to solving the accompanying difficulties and writing a book, Grow Your Own HRT.

Posted 08:07 Monday, Feb 12, 2018 In: Health Matters Tags: , , ,
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Time To Talk at Source

Source Skate Park are hosting a local Time to Talk event! Everyone is welcome!

Drums Alive session at a previous Active Hastings event.

Beat the blues with a family activity day

Active Hastings has a recipe for beating the New Year blues – a family activity day at Summerfields Leisure Centre on Sunday 14 January, as they explain.

Old Town walk.

New Year, new you, on a Hastings health walk!

And when it’s all over, and you feel it’s time you got yourself back into shape, how about a healthy walk? You can join like-minded folk on a variety of healthy walks in Hastings, St Leonards and Ore by just turning up in the right place at the right time, writes Jenny Deering, scheme coordinator for East Sussex Health Walks, who also supplied the photos.

Posted 16:13 Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 In: Health Matters Tags: , ,
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