March 01, 2017
Recognise the work of someone who changes lives through volunteering and nominate them for a Community Award.
It's a chance to thank your local champion for the time they spend helping others or improving their local area. The shortlisted people and organisations will be invited to an awards ceremony in central London.
February 23, 2017
27 February to 5 March is Eating Disorders Awareness Week, highlighting this condition that is estimated to affect 1.6 million people in the UK and has the highest mortality rates among psychiatric disorders.
February 21, 2017
Would you like to get help with your wellbeing and energy costs? Do you find it difficult to cope with your energy bills? Do you live in Kensington & Chelsea?
Book a visit with Groundwork which will provide guidance on efficient energy usage in the home, understanding heating systems and free installation of small energy measures. Additionally it can connect you to further external services on offer with supported access to grants and funding for larger home improvements where applicable
February 17, 2017
The London Fire Brigade is asking residents to check their smoke alarms and fit one if they haven't already done so. This advice comes on the heels of a recent fire in Shepherd's Bush started by a faulty tumble drier.
They also want to reach those most at risk so their homes can be assessed and smoke alarms installed where needed, and officers are able to give important fire safety advice - all free of charge.
January 30, 2017
who does not qualify for Carer's Allowance? You may still qualify for another benefit, that can top up your National Insurance, and allow you to claim a full state pension when you retire.
January 25, 2017
Older people should carry shopping or take up tai chi in a bid to stave off falls, experts have said.
Gardening and dance classes could also help improve strength and balance, according to the Centre for Ageing Better.
January 23, 2017
The Alcohol Service are offering alcohol awareness training to anyone working or residing in the three boroughs to have an increased knowledge of the issues, the effects, the safe/harmful levels, and the different treatment options around alcohol use.
January 11, 2017
Heavy snowfall and strong winds are potentially going to hit London on Thursday (12th), with the cold weather extending into the weekend according to Met Office forecasts, so we have some tips to help beat the colder weather, and to ensure that those around you are safe and well.
January 06, 2017
The family and carer support coordinator is offering support groups throughout 2017 with the aim to provide the opportunity for Stroke Survivors and carers to meet in an informal atmosphere to share ideas, swap information, enjoy each others company and support each other.
December 29, 2016
Just one in ten middle aged adults are living healthy lifestyles, new research by the government has found.
The study by Public Health England (PHE) found 83 percent of 40 to 60 year-olds are either drinking too much, are inactive or are overweight.
And PHE is encouraging people to take their interactive online quiz to see how their health compares - with people given a rating out of ten and advice on how they can be healthier.