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Healthy Weston update

by mikebell on 11 October, 2018

Councillor Mike Bell reports: “I attended an NHS ‘Healthy Weston’ update this week. It’s a project to strengthen Weston Hospital, improve GP and community services and deliver better healthcare for local people. “In the New Year, they will be publishing options for consultation which will include how A&E may be run in the future. This […]

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World Mental Health Day 2018

by mikebell on 10 October, 2018

World Mental Health Day: 10th October 2018 This year’s World Mental Health Day focuses on young people in a changing world. Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. Depression is one of the most common diseases in teenagers and suicide is the leading cause […]

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Healthy Weston public information event

by mikebell on 4 October, 2018

Come and hear about how the local NHS are progressing plans to improve health and care services in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area to better meet the changing needs of our communities. Local doctors and health leaders will be talking about the way services, including those at Weston General Hospital, could be delivered in the […]

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Getting help to form healthier habits

by mikebell on 4 September, 2018

A course which helps adults in North Somerset become more motivated to change lifestyle habits and overcome obstacles to losing weight is due to start next week.Getting Ready for Change is a free, six-week course delivered by Positive Step. It aims to help people understand why they have found it difficult to lose weight and […]

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Weston-super-Mare town centre is undergoing a period of change and renewal, set in motion by North Somerset Council’s strategy for town centre regeneration. A major programme of improvements is well under way in the town to further develop the town centre as a great place to live, learn and spend leisure time. At least in theory. […]

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Homes England, in conjunction with North Somerset Council, is inviting the public to comment on a new housing scheme for the Sunnyside Road and Locking Road car parks. To read more information on the proposed development, and leave your comments visit http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/lrsrconsultation. The consultation will run from 27 June until the 11 July. Please let […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

by mikebell on 14 May, 2018

  Run by the Mental Health Foundation – this Mental Health Awareness Week, 14-20 May 2018, looks at stress and how to cope with it. For many people the stresses of life can become difficult to deal with so this Mental Health Awareness Week is all about tackling and coping with stress so that it […]

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Free support to live a healthier life

by mikebell on 6 April, 2018

Adults living in Weston-super-Mare are being encouraged to contact North Somerset Council’s Health Trainer service to receive up to 12 free sessions of healthy lifestyle support. Every year the council’s Health Trainer service successfully supports hundreds of local residents to eat healthier, drink less alcohol, lose weight, exercise more and stop smoking. Appointments for support […]

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Adults living in Weston-super-Mare are being encouraged to contact North Somerset Council’s Health Trainer service to receive up to 12 free sessions of healthy lifestyle support this New Year. Every year the service successfully supports hundreds of local residents to eat healthier, drink less alcohol, lose weight, exercise more and stop smoking. To book an […]

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99 patients in the Weston-super-Mare area have faced waits of half-an-hour or more in ambulances outside A&E at Weston Hospital so far this winter, Liberal Democrat analysis has revealed. Of these, 15 faced waits of over an hour. Analysis also shows that local hospitals are suffering from dangerously high bed occupancy rates. Weston Area Health […]

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