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Lancashire project receives grant to improve heart health in recovering addicts

By Ebba Ritzen People recovering from drug and alcohol addiction have a high risk of developing heart disease, yet there’s a lack of addiction or rehabilitation services that provide sufficient support and advice when it comes to heart health. This is something Lancashire-based 180 Project UK, who

Lack of accessible health information for people with learning disabilities and autism – North East grant awarded

By Ebba Ritzen A charity working to support autistic people and people with learning disabilities across Gateshead and South Tyneside to become more heart healthy has received a £9,000 grant from charity Heart Research UK. Your Voice Counts, a not-for-profit community group, works with people with autism,

Healthy Tip: Mental Health and our Hearts

This week is mental health awareness week. We know that each year in England, one in four people will experience some sort of mental health problem. Long-term mental health problems can increase our risk of developing heart disease, which is one of the reasons why it is

Healthy Tip: Walking

May is National Walking Month, which encourages us to leave the car at home and find ways to incorporate more walking into our days. Walking a little each day can offer a great benefit to our overall health and wellbeing, including our heart. It is a low-impact

Healthy Tip: On Your Feet Britain

Thursday 28th of April 2022 is Britain’s ‘On Your Feet’ day. This is a national awareness day to promote the benefits of sitting less and moving more. Cutting down on the amount of time we sit can help to reduce your risk of developing heart disease, becoming

Wales project supporting people with learning disabilities affected by isolation receives Healthy Heart Grant

By Ebba Ritzen A Wales community project supporting people with learning disabilities to become more heart healthy has received a £9,000 grant from Heart Research UK. The last two years have been particularly hard on people with learning disabilities, with many having to shield due to their

Official charity partners of the 2022 WSF Doubles Squash Championship

By Ebba Ritzen The 2022 WSF Doubles Squash Championship in Glasgow is now over, and we are delighted to have been the official charity partner through our Heart of Scotland Appeal. Every day, 47 people in Scotland die from cardiovascular disease, and we're working hard to raise

Healthy Tip: Fibre

It is well known that eating fibre can prevent constipation, but did you know it can also lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and bowel cancer? Dietary fibre can only be found in foods that come from plants, such as wholegrain cereals, wholemeal

Birmingham’s biggest carnival scores local headline sponsor

By Ebba Ritzén Leading engineering firm adi Group, with their head office in Birmingham, is the headline sponsor for Harborne Jubilee Carnival 2022 in support of Heart Research UK. The carnival is taking place along Harborne High Street on June 26th. Birmingham’s biggest carnival, second only to

Healthy Chocolate Nests

Healthy Chocolate Crispy Nests A quick and easy recipe for healthier chocolate rice crispy nests, made with puffed brown rice. This is a really fun recipe to make with the kids for Easter or at any time of the year. Recipe by Katie Rufus 5 from 1 vote Servings15servingsPrep