Christmas Money Saving Tips

Christmas Money Saving Tips Don’t plan the perfect Christmas – first work out what you can afford Before you start planning, consider this: many list every lusted-for item, gifts for all, and a corking meal, then only afterwards consider: “How will I pay for it?” That’s a recipe to be broke. Instead, calculate your budget […]

Free Debt Advice

Free Debt Advice Swansea Council have teamed up with organisations across the county to offer free and effective advice on dealing with debt and it’s there at the touch of a button. The new online Debt Panic Button (http://www.debtpanicswansea.org.uk/) is packed with free information on how to manage debt and avoid trouble in an easy […]

Emergency Food

Emergency Food Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three days’ emergency food and support to people in crisis. Foodbanks work with frontline professionals to identify people in need and issue them with a foodbank voucher. These include local organisations such as children’s centres, housing associations, welfare agencies and community mental health teams who are […]

Christmas leftovers recipe ideas

Turkey leftovers Turkey and Chickpea Coconut Curry Leftover poultry such as turkey, goose, chicken or duck can be used in a variety of ways, from sandwiches and stir fries to soups and salads. This spiced turkey curry uses up leftover turkey and vegetables. Any green vegetables like broccoli, french beans and peas can be added […]

Wrapping up for Christmas

Wrapping up for Christmas The festive break is just round the corner and may be thinking “How am I going to get everything done?” Not just in terms of personal stuff, but also sorting things out at work. Hopefully you’ll have some time off, but this can bring its own challenges. Whilst it’s meant to […]

National Exercise Referral Scheme

National Exercise Referral Scheme   The exercise referral scheme offered by City and County of Swansea is part of the National exercise referral program (funded by Welsh Government). The scheme is aimed at encouraging individuals who are currently inactive in participating in sport as part of a preventative or rehabilitation programme. Through the scheme, they […]

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month 10,000 people are diagnosed with lung disease every week Somebody dies from lung disease in the UK every 5 minutes. For advice and support call the British Lung Foundation 03000 030 555 Tobacco smoke contains over 5,000 chemicals including tar and nicotine. Smokers smoke for the nicotine but are harmed by […]

STOP Stroke

  STOP Stroke High blood pressure has no symptoms – that is why it is call the silent killer, so they only way to know if you are at risk from a stroke or heart disease is to have a blood pressure check. This year’s theme is STOP Stoke. High Blood pressure is responsible for […]

Migraine Awareness

Migraine affects 1 in 7 people, that’s over eight million people in the United Kingdom alone, making it more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined. The World Health Organisation recognises migraine as one of the most disabling lifetime conditions yet awareness and understanding is low. Migraine is a complex neurological disorder with no known […]

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