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The Fragrance Shop – Indulge In Something New

Where To Buy Perfume Looking to indulge in something new? Whether it’s a new perfume or a favourite aftershave you can find and discover your favourite fragrances online or instore at The Fragrance Shop. As the UK’s largest independent retailer of fragrances you can browse perfumes, aftershaves and beauty products from the biggest designer names, including Dior, Paco Rabanne, Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs and Best Sellers Some fragrances are ever lasting. Check out some of the best selling fragrances so…

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Online Support Hubs and Apps

If you are struggling to free yourself from work in these difficult times, the NHS is here to try and help you keep calm and relax. There is a number of free apps available for NHS staff to download and help you switch off. Liberate Meditation An app that offers culturally sensitive and diverse meditations that have been curated by the BME community. The app aims to help reduce anxiety, stress and mainly to help you get a goodnight rest.…

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Key Benefits of Online Shopping

In these out of the ordinary times that we are all coming to terms to live with, we all want to feel as safe as we can. When it comes to shopping, there’s a lot of things that are out of our hands to help keep us safe. We can’t control everything people may have touched, we can’t control how close people stand next to us. The times of shopping at your own comfort are long gone from queuing the…

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Suicide Awareness

This month we want to spread the awareness that if you are having suicidal thoughts, there are ways to help overcome them. Help and support are available right now if you need it. No one should have to struggle alone. Talk to someone you trust You should let family or friends know what is going on for you. They may be able to offer the best support and help keep you safe. However, no everyone feels comfortable talking to someone…

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Help Out to Eat Out

Who is ready to eat out every Monday to Wednesday? The governments’ Eat Out to Help Out scheme launches Monday 3rd August and we want to fill out in on everything you need to know about it. You can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to: Get a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner) Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3 and 31…

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Make The Most Of The Outside

With lockdown restrictions easing, things are slowly returning back to normal, and at a perfect time as the weather improves, meaning you can get out the house and take advantage of some amazing places to visit which not only keep to social distancing guidelines, but will mean you can get back those days out you’ve craved for so long. Where to go on a day out? Pack up and head out for the day at numerous locations throughout the UK…

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Eating Out After Lockdown

With lockdown restrictions easing, our way of life is slowly returning to normal, but hat won’t be normal is our restaurant experiences. They’ll be more safety measures in place and more patience will be required whilst staff in all establishments do their best to make you feel at ease. But what does eating out look like after lockdown?Here are some things to expect: Hospitality workers will be wearing face masks Expect to be asked for personal information such as names…

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Mens Health Week – Keep The Conversation Going

This Mens Health Week we’re joining forces and helping to raise awareness of Men’s health and encourage more conversations on the things that might be considered taboo. This year it may seem more important than ever, with uncertain times having affected all of us, it’s not only our physical health we must be weary of. It’s Ok To Not Be Ok – Mental Health Stigma Thanks to outdated stereotypes, men cannot afford to show weakness, they must be strong, refrain…

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Healthy Eating Tips

This Healthy Eating Week,  improve your health with some of our top tips for a better diet and to stay healthy with the food you eat. We’ve put together some great tips to follow to ensure you have a balanced diet, as well as what to avoid and be careful of if you ever feel a little tempted to treat yourself. 5 A Day We know how important our 5 a day is, so trying to incorporate it as part…

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Make The Most Of Your Garden This Lockdown

During lockdown, you might be struggling to keep yourself occupied nevermind the family as well. With the weather brightening up, we want to share with you our ideas on how you can make the most of your garden. Grow some Vegetables, Fruit & Herbs Now is the best time to grow your own vegetables, fruits and herbs! We need to be taking extra care of our immune system right now and growing your own can help fuel your body. Nothing…

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10 Tips To Spring Clean Your Home

This spring, why not get your house into tip-top shape! We have found the best cleaning hacks to save you time and effort when it comes to the nitty-gritty jobs you really don’t want to do. A spring clean not only helps wellness by keeping your home environment clean but it also helps to get you summer-ready with a fresh start to the next half of the year. 1. Make your microwave sparkle Want to make your microwave gleam? Start…

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Give Yourself A Better Nights Sleep

In what are currently uncertain times, you may find yourself struggling to get the rest you need. From long days at work keeping people safe, to rising anxiety and stress, there are many different factors that can contribute to a poor night’s sleep, which is essential not only for your physical health, but your mental health too. But what can you do to improve your sleep and aid rest? Check out these quick tips to get started: Turn your clocks…

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Keeping Fit At Home

Life isn’t quite what it used to be at the moment and we’ve all had to change our routines to help stay safe and support each other in what are difficult times. Trying to recover that feeling of normality is hard, but there are some things you can adapt to not only bring about some normality, but to help you stay fit and healthy, even at home. Home workouts are an excellent way of keeping healthy, both physically and mentally…

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How To Maintain Your Garden – National Gardening Week

There doesn’t seem to be a better time to celebrate National Gardening Week than when you are at home and looking to stay active, positive and occupied during what is an uncertain time. Even in dark times, your garden can be an escape, a place of tranquility and where you go to relax when things begin to get a little too much. Gardening is known to be therapeutic too so what better way to take your mind off things than…

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Managing Anxiety Under Pressure

In times like these it’s important to remain calm amongst the pressure of what is happening around us, and help support one another, especially those dedicating their time to helping others. Anxiety and stress can build up and not knowing where to turn or how situations will play out is a daunting prospect, but you’re not alone. Every in some way shape or form is feeling at least a little anxious about the current state of affairs, which once again…

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Don’t Fear The Smear – National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

To help raise awareness of National Ovarian Cancer Month, we’re encouraging women to be a little less fearful when it comes to getting checked out and booking an appointment to have a smear test. Did you know? Over 7,000 women each year are diagnosed with ovarian cancer Over 4,000 women lose their lives each year When a woman is diagnosed at the earliest stage, her chance of surviving ovarian cancer for 5 years or more doubles. A recent study discovered…

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How Can NHS Staff Deal With The Night Shift

Whether you’re a newbie or experienced, working the night shift can often prove to be difficult. Although the responsabilites don’t differ from day to night, the night shift does require you to make some quite significant adjustments to your own personal routine as well as new challenges presenting themselves. Night shifts do vary, with many typically starting at 11pm and finishing at 7am, but we know that an 8 hour day is often a luxury and in fact, the hours…

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Healthy Heart Tips

This heart month, we’re encouraging you to look after yourself and your heart. Whether you’re making small steps to lead a healthier lifestyle or looking to avoid potential risk later down the line, there’s plenty of ways you can improve your heart’s health. Heart disease & cardiovascular disease is extremely common and can come in many forms including a Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Heart Disease and Heart failure. CVD is the world’s number one killer according to the world health…

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Mental Health In The NHS

“Mental Health Is The Main Cause Of Sick Days For NHS Staff” It’s a pretty damning statement about how much of an effect your mental health can have not only on your personal life, but your work life. In aid of Time To Talk Day, we want to raise awareness of mental health in the workplace, particularly among NHS staff and encourage more people to talk and be more open with how they are feeling. We spoke to a staff…

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How much do you know about these Christmas Facts?

Fancy yourself as a Christmas know-it-all? Take our ultimate Christmas facts quiz and let us know in the comments below your score to see if you’re the best at Christmas! Simply scroll to each question and select the right answer! Can you get 100% ? Create your own user feedback survey Do you work in healthcare? Are you part of the NHS or private sector? You can get hundreds of discounts on leading brands just by signing up for free…

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The Christmas Health Quiz

Big fat quiz of the year? More like big fat Health quiz of the year! Test your knowledge to see how much you know about these health & hazard facts at Christmas time. Create your own user feedback survey How did you get on? Let us know in the comments below and share your score on our social post and see if you come out on top as the ultimate know-it-all! Remember to sign up for free to Health Service…

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How To Survive Winter Traffic

There’s nothing worse than a delayed journey because of the snow, or being delayed because you’ve spent the last 20 minutes de-icing your car, it’s cold, early and frankly we’d all rather be back in bed. It happens every year, we know what’s coming and yet it always seems like we’re unprepared and before you know it, you’re frantically trying to defrost your rear window in a bid to get to work on time. That’s why it’s extra important that…

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Butlin’s Live Music Weekends 2020

Fancy an adult weekend listening to some great live music? Then a Butlin’s Live Music Weekend might be the perfect getaway, where you can relax, have fun and enjoy some top live music. Hosted throughout 2020 at all three Butlin’s resorts, Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness, Butlin’s Live Music Weekends offer three-night weekenders that cater for all musical tastes. Whether you enjoy the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s or 2000s, Pop, Rock, Disco, Soul or Northern Soul, Brit Pop, Alternative or…

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