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Bedford community has opportunity to run weekly

December 31, 2011


The community of Bedford have the opportunity to exercise for free weekly in Bedford Park. With over 70 locations across the country, parkrun try to include a wider age range as possible. At the Bedford location, the youngest runner is 5 years old, and the oldest is in his 80s. parkrun’s website explains that they […]

Cardiff binge drinking capital: an incorrect label?

December 28, 2011


Cardiff has lower alcohol consumption figures than the rest of the UK and alcohol-poisoning cases are non-existant at local hospitals. Alcohol poisoning has been singled out as a major threat to women, especially during winter months as hypothermia is a side effect. Figures have shown an increase in female deaths between 2001-2008 as a result […]

Young volunteers make Christmas breakfast for less fortunate

December 24, 2011


Tomorrow morning (Christmas morning) volunteers from Make a Difference in Milton Keynes will make a hot Christmas breakfast for those less fortunate. The breakfast will be served in the new ‘Modern Youth & Community Hub’ The Buszy where between 8:30am – 10:30am volunteers will be dishing up the cooked breakfast, free of charge. Events organiser, Denise Davis-Boreham […]

Community radio station breaks Guinness World Record

December 4, 2011


On the 17 September, community radio presenters in South Northumberland broke the record for longest broadcast. Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles in aid of charity previously held the record for Longest Radio Broadcast by a team. Two volunteer presenters from community radio station, Koast Radio, broke Chris Moyles’ record of 52 hours on 17 September […]