Indian teenagers in England appear to enjoy better mental health than their White counterparts, according to a new study published by the British Journal of Psychiatry.
Researchers from the University of Leicester studied 1,501 adolescents aged between 13 and 15 living in two English cities – Leicester and London. 1,087 of the teenagers were Indian and [...]
Following the tragic murder of soldier, Lee Rigby, in Woolwich, Leicester Cathedral has today opened a book of condolence.
Members of the public are being encouraged to show their solidarity with all those deeply affected by the barbaric act of murder which took place in Woolwich.
The idea materialised after a request by a member of the Muslim [...]
Children admitted to UK intensive care units in out-of-hours emergencies are at no greater risk of dying than children arriving during normal working hours, according to new research.
However, mortality rates are significantly higher in the winter, even after taking into account added health risks for children in the colder months.
The study, published by researchers at [...]
Places are booking up for the next Freedom Programme training in Leicester. Don’t miss this great opportunity to attend this training. The Freedom Programme offers great tools for any one working with children, young people or adults. This programme identifies human behaviours common to us all, looking at beliefs’ systems, tactics of domestic abuse, the [...]
From Alison Dunne:
Writing is a physical experience. In this course we’ll be experimenting with how to let your body do the talking. Using a variety of writing exercises, we will also make use of breathing meditation and other gentle physical methods of letting the body tell its story. We’ll learn to recognise when we are [...]
Down Not Out News Agency in Leicester launch their raDNO show with live ‘on air’ training over the internet on Panj Pani Radio. The first session is today, Thursday April 4, between 12 pm and 4 pm.
Down Not Out is a news agency run by people with experience of homelessness or vulnerable housing. Funded by [...]
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Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation:
Tuesday 19th March – 23rd April 2013 7.25 – 9.45 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 16 Queens Road, Leicester LE2 1WP
Starting on 19th March, for six Tuesdays, the Triratna Buddhist Community Leicester will be offering a course introducing key Buddhist principles and the basics of Buddhist meditation. The course, which will be [...]
Following our successful Saturday mindfulness mornings in December, we have decided to run the clinically proven eight week mindfulness based stress reduction course at Apex-Works.
The mindfulness course we are running is clinically proven to help improve health and well-being. Mindfulness is an ancient meditation practice now being taught in a variety of settings, including [...]
Local people are being given the opportunity to train to become qualified football stewards, free of charge, by Leicester-based organisation, The Achievement Project, and the Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association.
The Achievement project, which focuses on providing education and qualifications to people of all ages is running a free NVQ Level 2 in Spectator Safety [...]