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  • Just dance! Three new free programmes to get Lincolnshire moving

    Three new free dance programmes, including Seated Dance and Creative Dance for Adults with Disabilities, have been launched by artsNK. This month, artsNK will host a Boys Dance Day at The Venue in Navenby. Taking place on Sunday, September 13, the session will be led by hip-hop dance specialist Gareth Woodward and performer B-Boy Ai…

  • #hwlifts – step out, feel good, do good

    This simple tip will make you feel good in the short term and could even lead you to do good in the long term. Whatever your exercise experience, fitness or mobility, the benefits of taking a break and heading outside are plentiful. It can boost your mood, lift your energy, burn calories and strength your…

  • Work from home, well #hwlifts

    Whether you’ve recently found yourself working from home or you’re a freelancer who’s done it for years – this week’s #hwlifts is sure to have something that will improve your worklife. Created by local magician and mind reader Dean Odell, this short video looks at every aspect of the home office experience and provides six…

  • Introducing #hwlifts – quick feel-better boosts. First up, five-minute desk yoga

    There’s nothing quite like a quick boost to improve our day, so we’ve started #hwlifts – a series of swift and effective ways to feel better fast. First up is a gentle five-minute seated yoga routine – no desk required. Whether you do every stretch or just one or two, the benefits of taking a…

  • Lincolnshire residents urged to ‘Talk Before You Walk’ with NHS111

    More health advice is being given over the phone in order to allow medical assistance to still be given but in a safe, social distanced way. Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust  has launched the Talk before you Walk slogan to help remind those in need that advice is available quickly, easily and conveniently. Services…

  • Free priority support available during power cut or loss of water

    Lincolnshire’s power and water suppliers have joined forces to create a register of residents who’d benefit from free priority service during an emergency. If you, a neighbour or family member are elderly, have a disability, have a temporary medical condition, rely on medical equipment such as oxygen at home, or even just have a child…

  • COVID-19 research app needs more Boston contributors

    An app that tracks COVID-19 symptoms and allows researchers to spot trends in the data needs more users in Boston. The COVID-19 Symptom Study app has been developed by health science company ZOE and regularly publishes findings from the data provided by its three-million contributors. It also updates daily estimated national and regional infection figures.…

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    Loneliness Awareness Week – 26 ways to connect during COVID-19

    Loneliness Awareness Week (June 15-19) this year feels more important than ever. Organisers Marmalade Trust’s vision is to “create a society where anyone can talk freely and openly about loneliness – after all, it’s a normal human emotion”. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of face-to-face events the trust is hosting a virtual campaign called…

  • Citizens’ panel launches July 2020

    An exciting opportunity to shape the future of healthcare in Lincolnshire begins in July. Next month, HWLincs will begin to assemble an online citizens’ panel for NHS Lincolnshire CCG. The panel will respond directly to the NHS about where its healthcare priorities need to be in the near and far future. This opportunity to have…

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