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A summer of fitness and fun

As children and their parents prepare to go back to school, we look back over the amazing achievements from our youngsters who attended our summer school. This year’s theme at Razzamataz Newbury was based on ‘The Greatest Showman’. As well as participating in the iconic songs, students also got to learn circus skills from an […]

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Our mission: to build a UK where alcohol causes no serious harm

Every hour someone in the UK dies as a result of alcohol.
You may know us as the charity behind Dry January
We are a new, major national charity formed in April 2017 from the merger of two established …

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Happy Retirement!

If you have made pension contributions into multiple pension pots, then you will need to contact each fund separately for a statement.
There are many things to consider as you approach retirement. It …

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Stretch Benefits

In an attempt to prevent injury, most of us stretch before exercise and some (though not as many) stretch afterwards. But if we’re doing fairly steady activities (jogging, cycling or walking) then w …

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9 Steps to a Healthier Heart

Here are the top tips according to leading cardiologists.
Walk 30 minutes every day, no matter what!
A half hour walk every day decreases an individual’s chances of a heart attack by 30%. If you thi …

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Exercising boost brain function

Scientists have pondered how exercising can boost brain function. Regardless of age or fitness, studies show that making time for exercise provides some serious mental benefits. Working out can benefi …

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Police Advice – Drug Driving

It is against the law to drive under the influence of illegal drugs, or if you have certain drugs above a specified level in your blood.
Similar to drink driving, the police have a roadside test that …

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Easy entertaining with Onuga

Whether you’re looking to create mouth-watering nibbles, beautifully dressed fish dishes or sophisticated breakfasts, this deliciously affordable delicacy is set to impress. . .
Onuga is a delicious …

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Apple introduces macOS Mojave

 

Major Update Adds Dark Mode, New Mac Apps and an All-New Mac App Store

macOS Mojave introduces powerful new features inspired by pro workflows, but built for everyone.

4th June, San Jos …

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Town Council Supports Proposed Boat Yard.

Newbury Town Council’s Planning and Highways Committee has supported the plans for a new boat yard at Greenham Mill, on an Island to the east of Mill Lane.
The proposal is to erect workshops and a d …

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All things summer

With summer fast approaching us it is a fantastic time to get out and seek the many benefits that arise from outdoor activities. Whether it’s for health and fitness or a good reason to spend time wi …

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Superfat Dad to the Double Ironman Granddad who is opening a “Superfit Bootcamp” in Newbury

When Jason Briley crossed the finish line of his first Iron Man competition in 2010, he was celebrating much more than the completion of one of the toughest endurance races in the world.
The then 38-y …

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New youth cyclo-cross development team launches at banjo summer cyclo-cross

Local bike shop, Banjo Cycles together with the Newbury Specialized Concept Store and local custom cycle component company, RaceWare Direct will be sponsoring a new youth cyclo-cross development team …

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Noisy neighbours and barking dogs are driving us out of our homes

One in six Britons says that noise pollution has forced them to move home, it has been revealed.
And there are growing fears that with so many people suffering from a disrupted night’s sleep, we are …

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The Housework Workout to Make You Lose a Pound of Weight Per Week

Health and fitness expert and best-selling author Brian Keane has created a vigorous ‘housework workout’ video which can burn over 700 calories daily and help you to l …

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Half of Brits are losing sleep every week due to this!

Those affected are disrupted on average 70 nights a year, leaving them feeling tired and grumpy
Almost half of UK adults are losing sleep every week due to noise from outside their homes, leaving much …

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Bluebird Care Newbury supporting Stroke Association

This May Bluebird Care Newbury is supporting the Stroke Association’s annual stroke awareness month, Make May Purple.
The Stroke Association is the UK’s leading stroke charity who strongly believe …

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You no longer have to live with pain

If you suffer from debilitating pain, such as osteoarthritis or a sports injury, you will know all too well how badly it can effect every day activities, your mood and even your relationships. It is h …

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Your holiday tan awaits

With the promise of Summer on the way, many of us are perusing the latest holiday bargains online, dreaming of jetting off to faraway lands and reacquainting with the gym in preparation for the impend …

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Unlocking potential

Harry’s parents were becoming increasingly worried about him, watching his self confidence evaporate. Frustrated and sad, he was beginning to believe he must be stupid.
“I know Harry is smart and …

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