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Health Promotion Event - 14 October

The NHS is holding a Health Promotion Event on Saturday 14th October from 12pm to 4pm at Belgrave Health Centre, 52 Brandon Street, Leicester, LE4 6AW. Go along to find out more about Care Navigators, Latent TB Testing and Flu Immunisation. There'll also be health and wellbeing advice on offer including healthy eating and a fresh fruit stall; exercise sessions; blood testing; and weight and height measurement. Plus advice and information from The Alzheimer's Society, Vista, British Red Cross and the Richmond Fellowship. 

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Balance & Mobility classes starting 1st November

Blaby District Council is launching a rejuvenating exercise programme called Strong and Steady on 1st November - designed to help develop strength and balance. The classes are designed for those over 65, who are concerned about balance and mobility, or feel unsteady on their feet.  The sessions will be held weekly every Wednesday - from 1st November - at Parish Hall, Kings Drive, Leicester Forest East from 11.15am to 12.15pm. (£3 per session including refreshments).  To find out more please contact Blaby District Council Health and Leisure Services on 0116 272 7703 or email leisure@blaby.gov.uk  Download the poster...

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Want to learn life saving First Aid skills?

The Carers Centre is running First Aid Training on 13th November from 10.30am at LCiL, Andrewes Street, Leicester, LE3 5PA. To find out more and book a place please call Nadine Wood on 0116 251 0999 or email nadine@thecarerscentre.org.uk

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The Singing Cafe is coming to Leicestershire!

The Singing Cafe is a cafe for people with mental health challenges including memory loss and dementia. Singing is good for you so why not take the person you care for along, so they can enjoy singing songs and meeting new people?  It starts on Tuesday 3rd October at Melton Library from 1.15pm-2.15pm and will also be running at Shepshed Library from 10.15am - 11.15am on Tuesdays, Loughborough Library from 10.15am - 11.15am on Fridays and Coalville Library from 1.30pm - 2.30pm on Fridays.  The Singing Cafe is run by WOW Church, a registered charity, and they...

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Be inspired! Learn something new!

The Open University offers around 1,000 FREE online courses and there's a wide range of subjects to choose from.  There are lots of benefits to learning something new, whether you'd like to boost your mood, increase your confidence, develop new skills or simply feel inspired.  OpenLearn free courses are available immediately - there's no start or end date, so you can start at a time that suits you and work through the course at your own pace, online.  Courses vary from academic subjects to skills development for study or work - so you're sure...

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