Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society – 14th June 2018

June 14th is Cupcake Day and people across the country will be buying, baking and eating cake to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society and their fight to help those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Read on for a selection of tips, fundraising advice and helpful links to make the tastiest treats!   Since 2016, the Star […]

World Environment Day

It’s World Environment Day today and we’re all about being green. Whether it be using less plastic, recycling waste or picking up litter, there are tonnes of helpful ways in which you can help the planet and make the future greener. Read on for a selection of handy tips that you can do for World […]

World MS Day

This year’s World MS Day celebrates the #bringuscloser campaign which is all about the ongoing MS research helping to bring us closer to ending MS. It’s the perfect opportunity to raise awareness and connect those affected by MS with those involved in research such as scientists, students, fundraisers, charities and volunteers. The  fantastic video below […]

Dementia Action Week

This week it’s Dementia Action Week, a week dedicated to showing support for individuals living with dementia. Charities such as the Alzheimer’s Society are encouraging people to take action to help anyone with dementia, whether it be a loved one, friend, family member, neighbour or a passing stranger. By taking action, people can learn more […]

Mental Health Awareness Week: Mental Wellbeing in the Older Community

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, our blog posts are focusing on different topics surrounding mental health to try and educate people on recognising the signs and symptoms of various mental health conditions. Today’s blog post is all about how mental health conditions affect the older community in particular, with advice on how you can […]

Mental Health Awareness Week: Mental Wellbeing in Men

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, our blog posts are focusing on different topics surrounding mental health to try and educate people on recognising the signs and symptoms of various mental health conditions. Today’s blog post is all about how mental health conditions affect men in particular with advice on how you can provide support […]

Make May Purple for Stroke Awareness

May is recognised as Stroke Awareness Month, thanks to a campaign organised every year by the Stroke Association called Make May Purple. The campaign invites people to show their support for people who have been affected by a stroke, whether it be by learning more about the condition or fundraising for charity, and encourages everyone […]

National Walking Month

It’s that time of year again where the weather starts to get warmer and we can enjoy being outdoors for longer. May is National Walking Month and celebrates those who like to get outside and enjoy the fresh air whether you’re a leisurely stroller or avid hiker, going at your own pace is whats important! […]

Pancake Day Tips & Tricks

We love Shrove Tuesday, not just for the pancakes, but because it means that Easter & Spring are on their way! If you’re thinking of whipping up some tasty pancakes today, take a look at our tips and tricks (with some tried and tested suggestions from the team) for smooth flipping and even some delicious […]