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  • Feedback
    We would love to get your feedback about the services that we deliever!  Your feedback will help us to make sure that we are delievering the best possible service, and helping you to make the changes you want to make.  please...
  • One You
    How are you?  One You is a new public health campaign aimed to help us identify aspects of our lifestyle that could potentially put our health at risk, but also show us things that we are doing that are really good!  Unlike...
  • New Recommendations on Alcohol
    The government have released new recommendations for alcohol consumption in the UK.  The recommendation is now that both men and women should drink no more than 14 units of alcohol per week.  These calories should be spread across...
  • Sugars!
    Consumption of sugars in the UK is at an all time high! It has been reported that children are consuming 3 times more sugar than what is recommended.  Change4life have launched a new Sugar Smart App, click here for more information...
  • Congratulations Physical Activity Team
    Congratulations to our Physical Activity Team! The team won Community Project of the Year at the Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards for their Free Physical Activity Timetable. So why not try out one of their classes...
  • 1 in 5 people feel anxious nearly all the time
    The Mental Health Foundation published a report - Living with Anxiety: Understanding the role and impact of anxiety on our lives, which found that "almost 1 in 5 people revealed that they feel anxious 'nearly all of the time or 'a lot of the time'." Anxiety...
  • Mental Health Awareness Week
    Mental Health Awareness Week is from Monday 12th May to Sunday 18th May.  This year the theme is 'Anxiety'. Lifestyle Services is supporting the Community Development Team from Dudley Walsall Mental Health Trust at an event at Walsall...
  • Karen's Success Story!
    "I am a 39 year old woman who was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid in 2005. I had struggled with my weight and tried many diets before and since my diagnosis but the weight always came back (if I managed to lose any at all). By 2013,...
  • Rates of gout in UK 'soaring'
    The prevalence of gout - traditionally associated with too much port and an unhealthy lifestyle - is soaring in the UK, according to a study. See full article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25742467