Tag Archive: health

Jul 23

Sun safety advice for outdoor workers

Outdoor workers are exposed to the elements all year round and this means that they are at an increased risk of developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK and is on the rise – it kills 60 workers a year in Britain, which is why sun protection …

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Mar 23

Fun Guided Bike Rides Coming to Lancashire this Summer

Sky Ride Local rides are coming, so if you’re keen to get out on your bike a bit more this summer, but don’t know where to start, this new series of free bike rides in Lancashire could be the answer. In partnership with Lancashire County Council, Blackpool Council, British Cycling and Sky an exciting series …

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Oct 14

Help yourself to stay healthy this winter

Getting a flu jab could help vulnerable people stay healthy over the winter months. Lancashire County Council is urging people to get vaccinated and is offering advice to help people to stay well. In particular, they’re targeting people with long-term health conditions, people aged over 65, pregnant women and parents of children under seven. The …

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Jul 21

Actor Ricky Tomlinson to launch defibrillator campaign

Medicash and Liverpool BID Company have joined forces with the North West Ambulance Service to install defibrillators across the city centre. The life-saving machines are to be installed in key locations by the end of summer. Through the ‘CardiACT’ scheme, local businesses are being offered a 50% discount if they want to install a device, …

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