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Healthy Hydration

Healthy Hydration created by Rachel Stacey published on 23 April 2019

Spotting the signs of dehydration and simple first steps.  Dehydration is when we don't drink enough fluids to maintain a healthy balance in our body.  Water makes up two thirds of our body.  A healthy fluid balance is needed to help digestion, flush out waste and toxins and to keep the skin healthy. 

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Make a Will Month - have you made yours yet?

Make a Will Month - have you made yours yet? created by Rachel Stacey published on 17 April 2019

Putting off writing your Will doesn't stop death from happening, but having a Will makes sure the people you care about won't have the extra stress and worry at an already difficult time. What are the benefits? reduce inheritance tax payable on the value of your property and gifts you leave behind

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What would you do?

What would you do? created by Healthwatch published on 05 April 2019

You local NHS is changing and it needs your help The Government is investing an extra £20 billion a year in the NHS. Help your local NHS invest in the right support by sharing your ideas and experiences #whastwouldyoudo What would you do to improve local health services?

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Blue Rose Thinking

Blue Rose Thinking created by Incontrol-able published on 04 April 2019

Blue Rose Thinking CIC is a not-for-profit organisation established to reduce the impact of social isolation in our community for people with physical and emotional well-being support needs. The organisation was established in memory of our friend Kim, who sadly passed away in 2017. One of our aims is to establish a Community Choir - being able to sing is not a priority!

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Making Hartlepool 'AccessAble'

Making Hartlepool 'AccessAble' created by Rachel Stacey published on 04 April 2019

Hartlepool Borough Council has joined forces with AccessAble to create online Access Guides for disabled Hartlepool residents and visitors. The guides contain over 1,000 pieces of information and are designed with the intention of enabling people with disabilities to make independent and informed decisions when deciding where to go out. AccessAble was set up in 2000 by Dr.

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