Category: Community News


‘Tubby and terrified’: How fear puts girls off PE
07/11/2017

Gracie Rowe used to be terrified of PE. “I was on the tubby side.My personal self-consciousness was like a devil on my shoulder telling me I couldn’t do it. It was… Read more »

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World Mental Health Day
05/10/2017

World Mental Health day is held each year on the 10th October. The event is organised by the World Federation of Mental Health and the theme this year is ‘Dignity… Read more »

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Do you know your alcohol limits?
12/08/2017

With summer now here, despite the rain, and festival season about to get underway Essex County Council is encouraging people to make sure they know what their limits are when… Read more »

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Nine lifestyle changes that can reduce dementia risk
20/07/2017

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet. It lists nine… Read more »

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Uttlesford District Council Local Plan Consultation
12/07/2017

      Uttlesford District Council Regulation 18 Local Plan Consultation will be available for you to view and comment between the following dates: Start date: 12/07/17 08:45 End date:… Read more »

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Women’s Sport Week 2017 (19 – 25 June)
22/06/2017

  Women’s Sport Week is a national awareness week providing an opportunity for everybody involved with playing, delivering, working in, volunteering or watching sport to celebrate, raise awareness and increase the profile of… Read more »

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It’s Official-Skateboarding is in Olympics 2020
09/05/2017

Skateboarding Is Now an Olympic Sport SHARE TWEET The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today voted unanimously to include skateboarding in the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. The vote, which took place… Read more »

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Mental Health Awareness Week is here – Get involved!

This week we’ll be celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. This year the theme is ‘Surviving or Thriving’. Good mental health is more than the… Read more »

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Get on your bike!
22/04/2017

A five year study of 250,000 commuters found that cycling to work reduced incidences of cancer by 45% and heart disease by 46% compared with those driving or taking public… Read more »

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Teach ‘problem solving’ to produce engineers
07/04/2017

Schools should focus less on “subjects” and more on teaching problem solving skills, say engineers in a report. A focus on “playful experimentation” could boost learning throughout UK schools, says… Read more »

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