Monthly Archives: August 2017

Garden View – Beautiful Blackberries

Autumn’s scent is sweet and sour. There is a definite tang in the air which indicates that summer is drawing to a close. Don’t be sad though, autumn has its compensations, especially at harvest time: picking early apples, cold from the tree and dappled with dampness is one of life’s little pleasures. But if you […]

Ask the Podiatrist…………What is Biomechanics?

Biomechanics is the science of how we move, how our muscles, bones and joints combine to provide human motion.   Understandably this is a complex process and as such is fraught with the potential to go wrong. In order to avoid injuries, it is important to be able to move efficiently.  The joints must be capable […]


Help Save Our Sewers and Seas

If you want to help reduce the amount of plastic entering our seas, rivers and oceans, save yourself costly drainage maintenance fees and contribute to stopping the formation of...

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Lancashire County Council Safe Trader Scheme

The Safe Trader Scheme is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year. The Scheme is operated by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service to assist residents of Lancashire to...

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Water Works – Why we should all drink more water

Ask most people how much fluid they are supposed to drink in a day, and they will reply "Eight glasses of water." This number has seeped into the public consciousness over the past couple...

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