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May 25, 2017

Substance Misuse/Alcohol Misuse Training

The Alcohol Service and Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service (DAWS) have put together a training package in response to the training needs analysis of professionals within the three boroughs.

May 22, 2017

Regular exercise reduces the appetite for fatty foods, new research suggests.

The British trial found that high levels of activity acted as a 'buffer' - fending off cravings for unhealthy fare. Scientists said the findings suggest that those who got a 'high' from exercise were less likely to feel tempted by junk food.

May 11, 2017

Free dementia awareness session at Fulham Library

People living in Hammersmith and Fulham now have the opportunity to find out more about dementia, thanks to a free awareness workshop.

Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia can happen to anyone and there's currently no cure. It can strip you of your memory, your relationships and your connection to the world you love, leaving you feeling isolated and alone. During the week of 14th to 20th May The Alzheimers Society are promoting Dementia Awareness week.

May 10, 2017

Fulham Good Neighbours May Newsletter

The latest newsletter from Fulham Good Neighbours, a long-established, local charity, working towards a community where neighbours look out for each other and offer help when it's needed.

May 08, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place on 8 to 14 May with the aim to increase awareness, get people talking about mental health and end the stigma.

May 02, 2017

Funding awarded for the Last Rights project

The £25,000 funding award from the Martin Lewis Fund announced last week will help Kensington & Chelsea Citizens Advice to deliver the Last Rights project. This will provide help and encourage people to make end-of-life plans, in ways which could be rolled out across other parts of the country.

May 2 is World Asthma Day

designed to improve awareness of the condition with the view to ensuring those with the condition are able to get diagnosed.

National Walking Month

Take up or increase your amount of walking this month. National Walking Month is a campaign to promote the benefits of walking and to get everyone walking, no matter what level of fitness is. Walking is simple and free and one of the easiest ways to be more active, lose weight and become healthier.

April 28, 2017

'Please offer me a seat' scheme launched

Transport for London are launching the 'Please offer me a seat' badge and card for people who find it difficult to stand when using public transport. The badge and accompanying card were created for customers who struggle to get a seat, as their need is not immediately obvious, removing the awkwardness of customers having to explain their need for a seat to others.

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