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May sees the return of National Walking Month and the Living Streets organisation wants everyone to #WalkThisMay.  If you visit the Living Streets website there is a calculator where you enter how many short journeys a week you plan to do throughout the month.  The special ‘Walk This May’ calculator will then show you how […]

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On Thursday 29th April, why not join millions of others around the country who will be taking part in Get Britain Standing’s On Your Feet Britain 2021 challenge! The idea behind On Your Feet Britain is to get people up and moving regularly throughout the day so that people are not sat for long periods […]

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This month is Stress Awareness Month and One You Merton is supporting the Stress Management Society’s new 30 day challenge to help you to form positive habits for 2021. The last year has been difficult for most people due to the COVID-19 pandemic and many people have been very stressed as a result. Research by […]

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This Girl Can is back to inspire more women to get active! This Girl Can was set up in 2015 to help support women of all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities to get active.  Since then they have helped over 3 million women to be more active and their mission continues! Some women feel judged […]

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Celebrating safely this winter – Would you like to find out more about the ‘Christmas Bubble’ guidance and to hear practical tips on reducing the risk of COVID 19 during the holiday season? Join the Merton Council Public Health team at one of their free webinars on Monday 14th December 2020, 12 noon to 1pm […]

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Counselling for young people Off The Record is a Merton CCG and Wimbledon Foundation project that provides mental health support and counselling for young people aged 11 to 25 who either live in Merton, have their GP in Merton or attend school or college in Merton. There is a Saturday support phone line available, where […]

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COVID-19 Community Champions – Do you want to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by sharing clear and consistent messages in your local community? If so, then why not register to become a Community Champion! The idea is that Merton Council Public Health team will provide Community Champions with the latest campaign materials on COVID-19 […]

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Good health in lockdown Today I felt like writing down my experiences as a health advisor at One You Merton.  Our team of health advisors here at One You Merton offer lots of support to help you improve your diet, motivate you to be more active, support you in drinking less alcohol and we also […]

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Blood Pressure UK’s Know Your Numbers! Week 2020 runs from Monday 7th to Sunday 13th September.  Blood Pressure UK is the UK’s leading charity working to lower the nation’s blood pressure to prevent disability and death from stroke and heart disease. Around a third of people in the UK have high blood pressure, but most […]

Know Your Numbers Week 2020

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Life in lockdown – It was raining, I enjoyed my extended lazy morning in bed. Tried to seal the lips of my heart and shut my eyes to the rising sun. There went another plan into the world of slumber. There comes a point when the world pauses to awaken our senses and forces us […]

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