Expert tips for budding runners

Inspired by the London Marathon, or just fancy a jog around the park? Running’s more popular than ever, but it can be daunting for a beginner. Here are some expert tips for putting your best foot forwards.

Published: 15:39 Wed 09 Apr 2014

Lunch breaks can be a great chance to top up your fitness and boost your wellbeing. Lynsey Charleston works out some work-break wonders.

Published: 14:57 Mon 31 Mar 2014

THE company which runs two neurological centres in Sawbridgeworth has been named care home provider of the year at an industry awards ceremony in London.

Published: 16:48 Wed 26 Mar 2014
Psychotherapist and life coach Julie Hurst.

Ever wish you could just close your eyes and transport yourself to a faraway place? You can - in your mind, at least. Psychotherapist and life coach Julie Hurst tells Abi Jackson how to create a 'Quiet Room'

Published: 12:54 Mon 17 Mar 2014

Winter months can be dark and dreary making some people feel gloomy. Lisa Millard lightens up.

Published: 12:54 Mon 17 Mar 2014

Winter months can be dark and dreary making some people feel gloomy. Lisa Millard lightens up.

Published: 16:42 Wed 19 Feb 2014
Admiral Nurse Bob Graham

Admiral Nurses are a vital source of support for families affected by dementia, but with around 800,000 people in the UK living with the condition, there’s a huge shortfall in the service. Ahead of Dementia UK’s Time For A Cuppa fundraising campaign (March 1-8), Abi Jackson speaks to Admiral Nurse Bob Graham

Published: 11:51 Thu 13 Feb 2014
Left-right: Clinical Nurse Specialist Lisa Reid, Cancer Services Manager Bernadette Roach, Lead Nurse Toni Wright and Christine Beetlestone

AN amateur chef has donated £1.100 to The Williams Day Cancer Unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Macmillan cancer nurses after raising money for the two causes with her first published cook book.

Published: 10:22 Tue 04 Feb 2014

To make sense of the many conflicting ‘reports’ about the benefits and dangers of nutritional supplements, GP and nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer and Rob Hobson, Healthspan’s head of nutrition, talk with Abi Jackson



  • Published: 14:18 Fri 24 May 2013

    On 18th April, myself and my immediate family set off on a short weekend Cruise to Bruges and Guernsey. My mum and sister had told me on numerous occasions that Jonathan & Charlotte from Britain’s Got Talent fame were going to be performing on the cruise and that I should push to get a kiss for my fundraiser.


  • Published: 10:50 Fri 31 May 2013

    Our bodies get taken for granted. They not only physically support us but the body looks after every organ within us: heart, lungs, nervous system, muscles and so on. We tend to forget that our body

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