wellbeing

01 Jun 2022
Shropshire’s brand-new fitness and Wellbeing event, the Wellbeing Festival is fast approaching and has been incredibly well accepted. With many people excited to attend and get involved. The Wellbeing Festival will be coming to Shrewsbury Quarry on the 11th & 12th June to inspire audiences with local and nationally acclaimed specialists talking, demonstrating, and engaging in the field of...
28 Apr 2022
A local charity is offering free fitness tests at the launch of a new festival aimed at inspiring people over 55 to take part in activities. Community Resource is running the tests at the launch event of ‘Keep on Moving Shropshire’, which is being held at Shrewsbury Sports Village between 9.30am and 4pm on Sunday 8 May. The one-to-one session, known as ‘Functional Fitness MOT’, comprises seven...
09 Jul 2021
The team at a Shropshire charity, The Sea Change Trust, are inviting babies, children under 5 and their parents and carers to come and take part in some fun activities in their bell tent which will be pitched in The Quarry in Shrewsbury on the 12th and 26th of July from 10am to 2pm. Whilst their children are playing, parents can chat with some of the charity’s early years team about their...
14 Jun 2021
An organisation on a mission to improve employee health and happiness has stepped in to sponsor Shropshire Wellbeing Day. Paycare has been announced as a main sponsor for the inaugural event, which is set to take place on Wednesday 23rd June. The not-for-profit organisation specialises in Health Cash Plans and Mental Health Training, helping organisations including many within Shropshire to look...
Laura Butler
02 Jun 2021
Local health and wellness coach, Laura Butler, is calling for businesses to get involved in Shropshire Wellbeing Day as part of World Wellbeing Week this June. Any business that signs up will have free access to downloadable activities and competitions. Laura is collaborating with a number of national and local wellbeing partners to provide activities and prizes on the day, including techtimeout...
14 May 2021
Healthy habits and mindfulness to support the body and mind are the focus of the next free e-clinic from a Health Cash Plan and Mental Health Training Provider. Paycare’s Wellbeing Manager Kerry B Mitchell has been hosting hour-long webinars on different topics every month – and has invited Gemma Allies, Yoga Instructor and Massage Therapist, to share her expertise during the next one, starting...
26 Nov 2020
A speaker from Samaritans is set to share information about the charity with attendees at the final free e-clinic of the year, organised by Paycare. The Health Cash Plan Provider and Wellbeing Training and Support organisation has been hosting a virtual event once a month, with over 200 attendees in the last three months alone. Each session has given top tips and has been focused on a different...
shropshire survey children food insecurity research food poverty alliance
26 Nov 2020
Many children in the county don’t get enough healthy food to eat.  A new campaign is asking for your evidence to help solve the problem.  30% of children in Shropshire are living in poverty. Being born into poverty greatly increases a child’s chances of not having access to good food and nutrition. Poor diet impacts every aspect of a child’s life from educational attainment to their mental and...
29 Oct 2020
A leading health and wellbeing organisation is on a mission to support more people with their mental health through effectively training their managers and staff, and equipping them with skills to recognise those who may be struggling. Earlier this year, Paycare launched its MHFA England course which saw attendees become Mental Health First Aiders, meaning they could spot the potential symptoms...
25 Feb 2020
Thousands of Shropshire pupils will have the opportunity to improve their wellbeing using the power of meditation at a unique event later this year. But the organiser, an author and children’s mental health advocate, is appealing to local businesses to help make the day as successful as possible. Sarah Griffiths travels across the county and beyond delivering workshops at schools – all based on...
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