Leigh on Sea News - health-&-fitness

Sitting with Sadness

Sadness.  It’s not the most comfortable emotion to sit with. In a world where we are constantly surrounded by the pursuit of happiness, be it through advertising, social media, loved ones who want the best for us or our own expectations of how life should be, sadness is something often avoided...

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Revisit finds Southend SEND services have made progress

A report from an Ofsted and CQC has found sufficient progress has been made in three out of four areas of significant weakness identified in a December 2018 inspection

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Thanks to local charities for extra defibrillators for our seafront

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has sent its thanks to local charities for donating another four defibrillators to keep residents and visitors safe along Southend seafront.

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London Southend Airport collaborate with SECE MIND for Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16 May

London Southend Airport is collaborating with South East and Central Essex Mind (SECE MIND) to support Mental Health Awareness Week, 10-16 May.

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Introducing: Natchsticks

Many of us have taken up some form of physical exercise during lockdown...

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Health and wellbeing consultation is launched

A consultation has been launched seeking residents’ views on the council’s new health and wellbeing strategy.

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National recognition for mental health support service

A health service which allows school children to anonymously text message a school nurse has received a national award for providing ‘an innovative solution to accessing mental health support, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic’.

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Course to help residents into work in the care sector

Residents with an interest in starting up a career in the care sector are being urged to register their interest in a successful career-starting project.

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South East Essex set to get the cold treatment

Temperatures across South East Essex are set to plummet as the new state of the art cryotherapy clinic opened its doors in Hadleigh on 22nd August.

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Angus Brown comments on Southend Bootcamp Ban

Angus Browne of Brownes Bootcamp makes a statement concerning the recent events on Marine Parade.

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Leisure centre to reopen and provide welcome wellbeing boost

Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre is set to welcome visitors back through its doors with the council agreeing to support Fusion Lifestyle until the end of the financial year.

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Get your downward dog on with these online yoga and pilates classes!

A range of local studios are offering online yoga and pilate classes, so grab your mat and join in!

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Local businesses offering deliveries during the coronavirus outbreak

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We take a look inside the new Havens Hospice in Southend

This week Leigh-on-sea.com had a very special invitation to visit the new Havens Hospice building in Southend.

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3030 Challenge

3030 Essex is a great way to begin or refresh your journey to getting physically active. No challenges to complete, no distance to run, no targets to beat – just 30 minutes of activity for the 30days of June. It’s that simple. 

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National Veggie Week

More and more of us are becoming vegan or vegetarian with a quarter of UK dinners now having no meat or fish.

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Fit Fam

Last Saturday, I travelled to Birmingham for the day to present and take part in a fitness event called Beatz Live and I can’t put into words how good these events make you feel. Dancing in a room full of like minded people

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Time To Talk

'Healthy' come's in lots of different shapes and forms. This week our lifestyle and fitness expert Dannielle reflects on personal circumstances, news that shocked many and why mental health is so important

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2019 Fitness Trends

When you think about what new year resolutions you’ll have in 2019 there is a good chance that getting in shape will be one of the first things you will think of.

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Christmas Party Season - A Healthy Guide

The Christmas party season is upon us and just about everyone is wondering what to do to survive and come out healthy on the other side.

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