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21
May

Looking after your mental health in lockdown

It was Mental Health Awareness Week from 18-24 May and for many of us, this will be week ten of being at home, away from friends and family, which has no doubt started to take its toll. We’ve previously written about looking after your wellbeing – both physically and mentally, but we wanted to provide
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21
May

Venturing out for your extended daily dose of exercise

Now that the Government has eased some of the lockdown rules in England, allowing people to take unlimited exercise with fewer restrictions on travel, many of us will have more flexibility around how we fill our days. Of course, we all need to be sensible and not head out in our cars for a hundred
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11
May

10 great Netflix films for lockdown

If the monotony of lockdown is setting in, there’s no better way to switch off than by retreating into the world of a good film. Here are ten great movies you can watch on Netflix to keep boredom at bay. 1. The Post (12A) Set in 1971, The Post centres on The Washington Post’s attempts
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7
May

Create your own Coronavirus Time Capsule

We think it’s fair to say that this time of COVID-19 has been like no other. A world in lockdown, and its effects on schools, communities, key workers… well just about everybody, have been huge. We’ve heard the word ‘unprecedented’ too many times to count, and many of us are dreaming of the time when
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1
May

VE Day 75th Anniversary – how you can celebrate during lockdown

Plenty of celebrations and events have been cancelled due to Coronavirus, with many of our collective plans for the summer currently on hold. Whilst street parties and gatherings to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of (Victory in Europe) VE Day have by necessity been stopped, we’ve pulled together some ideas so that you can commemorate and
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29
Apr

May gardening jobs to keep you busy in lockdown

With the country in lockdown and social lives on hold, many of us are turning to our gardens for some much-needed fresh air and an enjoyable project to work on while we’re furloughed or otherwise in need of things to do. Added to this, there have been numerous reports on how gardening can help reduce
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