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Bedford community has opportunity to run weekly

December 31, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]