Press Releases

September is Alzheimer awareness month. Mas.s touches upon this devastating disease in his painting "Where am I?!" A self reflection.

Aug 25, 2014 11:28 BST Mas.s Mas.s has touched in this painting upon one of the fastest growing diseases in Western society. He states "Alzheimer or dementia is not to be approached in medical terms only.Medication and cures should always be seconding genuine care and solidarity.Patients experience often a grave sense of fear,of being all alone.Hold them and love them, there is no better medicine."He knows from the inside.

Aug 22, 2014 12:41 BST Bury Council Bury residents are invited to help shape the future of council services at a ‘customer task force’ event held on Wednesday 3 September.

Stroke Association awarded Skills for Health Quality Mark

Aug 21, 2014 10:04 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association has been awarded the Skills for Health Quality Mark as a healthcare training provider. The award identifies the highest quality training that offers value for money and expert understanding of the health care industry.

Aug 20, 2014 16:31 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Brewhouse Arts Centre will be holding a recruitment day on Monday 8th September for remaining positions in its all new cafe bar powered by Derby Quad.

Aug 20, 2014 16:27 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Burton’s newest child friendly café will open its doors at Burton’s Market Hall on Saturday 23rd August. Come down and join in the opening day celebrations! Along with the new soft play area there will be free face painting and a bouncy castle from 10.00am – 3.00pm, along with ‘Mr Twister’ the magic balloon man.

Aug 20, 2014 16:22 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council This week five more businesses in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP area were awarded funding from the Business Development Programme which will help them to grow their businesses

Aug 20, 2014 16:15 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Being a responsible dog owner is not just about feeding your dog properly and taking it to the vet if it's sick or injured. It's also about making sure it is vaccinated annually, wears a collar and ID tag and is micro chipped - with your contact details kept up to date. From 06 April 2016 the law is changing and all dogs will be required to be micro-chipped.

Hexham teacher takes on the Bupa Great North Run for stroke

Aug 20, 2014 10:29 BST Stroke Association A Hexham teacher who lost her dad to stroke will tackle the Bupa Great North Run on Sunday 7 September, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

Cyclist takes on 1,100 mile challenge for Stroke Association in memory of his father

Aug 19, 2014 11:07 BST Stroke Association Tom Williams, a young graduate from Bridgend, is cycling 1100 miles from Calais to Rome in memory of his father who died of stroke.

Scandic first hotel chain with EU Ecolabel certified hotels in Poland

Aug 19, 2014 06:55 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic ranks as the top leader in environmental issues on the hotel market. Now Scandic is the first hotel chain in Poland to meet the EU’s strict environmental criteria, as Scandic Wrocław and Scandic Gdańsk receive the official EU Ecolabel certification.