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Marie Curie Cancer Care needs 400 local Volunteer Collectors

Marie Curie Cancer Care is appealing for people across Coventry and Warwickshire to donate an hour of their time this March to collect for the charity's annual Great Daffodil Appeal.

Get trim in the trees: The health and well-being benefits of walking your dog in the arboretum

Make a resolution to get fit that you and your dog can stick to this New Year with the help of the Forestry Commission at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum. 

Winter Motorcyclists - Be seen, be safe and not sorry Courtesy of Bloodbikes

Winter motorcycle riding presents its fair share of dangers, but with the right kit, a little common sense, and some minor changes to your riding style, you can carry on riding safely through all but the worst of the winter weather. Severn Freewheelers, the local branch of the Nationwide Association of Bloodbikes have put together a bit of advice to keep you safe on the roads this winter.

Help people manage their diabetes over the festive season

If you are one of the 3 million people in the UK living with diabetes, following a healthy lifestyle at Christmas can be hard work, but it doesn't mean traditional festive foods should be forbidden. As with everyone else, people with diabetes can include the occasional high fat or high sugar food like mince pies or Christmas pudding as part of a healthy diet.

Severn Freewheelers Bloodbikes

Gloucestershire, Hereford & Worcester give the gift of life this Christmas. Blood Bikes - groups of volunteer motor cyclists who provide an out-of-hours medical essentials courier service to hospitals and other health institutions within their area - will be working as usual during the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Lucky 8s Electronic Cigarettes help smokers give up this Stoptober

Stoptober, the nationwide 28-day stop smoking challenge, kicks off on the 1st of October. The yearly campaign aims to encourage the nation's 8 million smokers to give up smoking for the month of October.

Research suggests that people who stop smoking for 28 days are 5 times more likely to stay smokefree.

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe Use Cool New C-Arm from Xograph

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Republic of Ireland, have followed Merlin Park Hospital, Galway with the purchase of a Ziehm Vision R SmartVascular mobile C-Arm with liquid cooling, from leading medical equipment provider Xograph Healthcare Ltd.

MP for Stroud visits Local Technology Company

Neil Carmichael, MP for Stroud, recently visited specialist healthcare company Xograph Technologies, part of the Xograph Group, which is based at the former Siemens site in Ebley Road, Stonehouse after moving from its former site in Tetbury last year.

Local Business Scores for Cancer Research

On Sunday 11 August, Venues Event Management, part of Capita Travel and Events, brought together 25 teams from across Capita plc, to enter a charity football match at Wokefield Park, Reading in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Teams from around the country competed to raise over £5,200 for Cancer Research UK, some travelling from Dublin to take part

Holidays among the trees - the perfect antidote to a hectic lifestyle.

National tourist board VisitEngland and Forestry Commission England have launched the More in the Forest campaign to promote summer holidays in and around England's woods, forests and arboretums.

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