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Low carb diet helps nurse fight diabetes and lose four stone

A county nurse has been able to come off her diabetes medication and has lost four stone thanks to a low carb diet. Gillian Crowe, 62, is a registered nurse and lives in Northamptonshire and was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes...

Where can you check whether your memory loss is dementia?

Forgetfulness can be a natural part of aging but it can also be a sign of dementia - how can you tell the difference? St Andrews Healthcare has launched a private memory assessment clinic which could help uncover early signs...

Hope Centre aiming for £50000 from Sleep Out

The Hope Centre is hoping to have raised over £50,000 from this year's Sleep Out at Sixfields Stadium. The organisation released the following statement about the event: More than 165 people gathered at Sixfields Stadium on Friday (26th) night to take...

A Happy New Year or just a set up?

I have to give some personal background to the rationale of this article. I wanted to apologize, but I won’t as the sharing of true stories help us to develop and understand ourselves, writes April Dawn. My mind flashes back...

My year as a Zumbarella

Dance yourself fitter and happier

Could the answer to ending hunger in the UK be on a paper plate in Northampton?

Community and voluntary workers were asked to give their ideas for making sure everyone in the country has enough to eat by writing them down on paper plates. The novel method of canvassing people's thoughts was devised for the Northamptonshire Food...

Toys donated to children in care

The people who attend the Caring & Sharing Trust’s Day Centre in Cogenhoe have, once again, arranged to donate loads of brand new toys for the children throughout the County who are in the care of the County Council. Cllr...

Chris Whiley on ten years of the Rocking Roadrunner

December marks the end of the 10th Anniversary year of the ‘Rockin’ Roadrunner’ club nights, for people with disabilities and their carers. The NQ's Andy Shaw talked to founder member Christine Whiley about setting up RR, inspired by daughter...

Andrea Leadsome joins the party at the Caring Sharing Trust

For Andrea Leadsome, the Leader of the House of Commons and someone who just a few months ago was on the verge of becoming Prime Minister, the Caring Sharing Trust Christmas Show was a welcome change of pace. She was...

Community Foundation announces its award winners

Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s Annual Awards evening was held at Northampton’s Derngate Theatre for the first time this week. After the event, which was sponsored by University of Northampton and Rathbones Investment, the Foundation released the following statement: Twenty five groups from...
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