Author: Robert West

Cycling Sessions at Spenborough – Join us for a friendly and inclusive cycle

Join us for a friendly and inclusive cycle – Bike and Helmets are provided free of charge.     To access this group, you can self refer by completing the online referral form or speak to your coach for further information. Cycling can really boost your mood and can help with managing and improving your mental wellbeing. Alongside this, getting outside […]

BMR Health and Wellbeing – What is workplace wellbeing and why is it important?

What is workplace wellbeing and why is it important? Written by Lucy Brookes – BMR Health and Wellbeing One in four people in the UK will have a mental health problem at some point. While mental health problems are common, most are mild, tend to be short-term, and are usually successfully treated with medication from their GP. Mental health is about […]

20th May – World Meditation Day

We all know how to breathe – it’s something that happens without thought. However, how we breathe, can make a real difference to how we feel (our thoughts and emotions) and how our body feels. When you breathe deeply, your brain receives a message to be calm and relax. In turn, your brain then sends a message to your body which […]

Health and Wellbeing Academy – Our new ‘Get Set Goal’ Service

Get Set Goal A free service delivered by healthcare students from the University of Huddersfield. Students are supervised by registered healthcare professionals. Our offer We are offering a series of online appointments, of up to 45 minutes each, typically over a 4-6 week period, focussing on improving your general health and wellbeing. Who is this service for? This service is for […]

Kirklees Dementia Roadshow

Wellness on Wheels, drama and a train choir to form part of Kirklees Dementia Roadshow   Facebook Twitter WhatsApp LinkedIn Kirklees Council and partners have developed a unique roadshow in aid of Dementia Action Week 16-22 May. Roadshow locations Throughout the week, a Wellness on Wheels bus will be making stops across Kirklees. This will invite people worried about their memory […]

Platform1 Case Study

Case 1 – Ben and Anna Ben works as train driver and often visits Huddersfield. He had seen the Platform 1 project from his train. He went to the site after seeing the levels of activity when our pacer train was delivered. In September, he asked for a look around and offered his support. Because we had a volunteer co-ordinator in […]

Ramadan – Healthy Eating

Ramadan and Healthy Eating The holy month of Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and a time when many Muslims across the world fast during daylight hours for 29-30 days. The Islamic calendar is lunar and so Ramadan falls at a slightly earlier time in the year each year. This year Ramadan is predicted to start on Saturday […]

World Autism Acceptance Week March 28 – April 3, 2022

It is estimated that there are around 700,000 people in the UK who are Autistic which is more than 1 in 100. If you also consider families, then Autism is part of daily life for around 2.8 million people. In 2009, the Autism Act was introduced which was the first disability-specific piece of legislation in England. The aim of the act […]

World Sleep Day, 18th March 2022… Tips on improving your sleep

One of the best things you can do to protect your brain and long-term mental health is to ensure restful sleep. While you sleep your brain begins the nightly process of reorganising the events of the day. Important details and information are embedded while insignificant ones are archived or allowed to fade. How to deal with difficulties with your sleep R.E.S.T […]

New Support Website from West Yorkshire Suicide Prevention

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership have launched a comprehensive website dedicated to helping people with suicidal thoughts and those concerned for the mental wellbeing of anyone who lives in West Yorkshire. The West Yorkshire Suicide Prevention website is an information portal coproduced by a group of organisations including voluntary, NHS and local authorities who are all working to […]

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