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Kind To Your Mind Liverpool is here for support

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Christmas is around the corner and it can be an isolating period for some, especially as new COVID-19 restrictions are introduced, but help is at hand. Kind to Your Mind Liverpool is a scheme that offers support to people who...
High levels of drug addiction

£2.8 million to fight high rates of drug-related deaths in Wirral

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Wirral Council has received £2.8 million to tackle high levels of drug-related deaths and crimes through the national ADDER Accelerator Programme. ADDER stands for Addiction, Diversion, Disruption, Enforcement and Recovery - a programme launched by the government to reduce drug-related...

Charity offers free burgers to tempt Liverpool’s vegan tastebuds

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Vegan campaigning charity “Viva!” arrived in Liverpool as part of a mini-city tour, giving away free vegan burgers to raise awareness of the impact animal agriculture is having on the environment. Viva!’s vegan burger van has been driving from city...

Nightclub boycotts in Liverpool following rise in spiking

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Women in Liverpool are set to boycott nightclubs and other venues after a worrying rise in cases of spiking in the UK.   The “Girls Night In” Campaign has been planned nationwide by different co-ordinators for each city, and the Liverpool version...

Sober October: Is it time to ditch the drink?

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Sober October is regarded as Dry January’s lesser-known sibling - but with the rise in lockdown drinking and with clubs open once again, many are using this opportunity to ditch the drink.  The Liverpool region has one of the highest...

Youth mental health charity launches new Prescot hub

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Lee Thornley, aged 17, took his own life on 22 February 2018. His close friends set up The Lee Cooper Foundation in his memory, in the hope of preventing other teenagers from suffering with their mental health in silence. They describe themselves as ‘a...

Shining a light on Spina Bifida: Hugo’s Story

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When you think of October you think of Halloween, pumpkins, trick or treating and maybe even Bonfire Night. However, it is also a time where people celebrate a lot more than just sweets and scary movies.   This month many charities and families across the UK...
Lupus Awareness Month

Invisible illnesses – how the nation’s unnoticed suffering affects lives

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A disease that affects millions of people globally, Lupus is normally forgotten and ignored. But October is shining a light on this condition. Lupus, medically known as systemic lupus erythematosus, is a long-term autoimmune disease affecting the joints and skin. The...

City pedestrians give ‘Good vibes’ road crossings the green light

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The people of Liverpool have given the green light to the two new colourful road crossings which aim to assist in road safety. Two new road crossings inspired by pop-art have been installed in Old Swan and Liverpool city centre...

Liverpool personal trainer on a mission to make women healthier

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A personal trainer is making it her mission to help women across Liverpool better themselves and gain a healthier lifestyle with her online programme. Aimee Ormesher, 30, created her online programme “8 weeks with Aimee” in 2018 to help women...

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