Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Health & Beauty


Child & adolescent mental health is very much in the parenting & educational spotlight, this New Beacon Conference aims to delve deeper into this important topic. Navigating a rapidly changing world, maintaining good mental and physical health, dealing with social media and peer group pressures are just some of the challenges our children face.  We invite parents, educators and practioners to join some of the leading experts to discover and explore how we can help young people to navigate the 21st century. Click the links below to book for the workshop and evening talk on 23 April, and for the conference on

People living in Sevenoaks and the surrounding towns are being given the chance to find out about career opportunities in Social Care at a special recruitment event in March. With the number of people in the UK aged over 80 years old set to double by 2030, how we meet the demand for Care from an ageing population represents a significant national challenge. Our response must include growing the Social Care workforce, so people with the appropriate skills and experience will be in high demand for years to come, meaning job security is almost guaranteed. Organised by leading local home care provider,

Last month the final figures for the 2020 Veganuary campaign were released and the results were quite astounding. Just over 400,000 people signed up to the month long pledge, far exceeding the target of 350,000. An impressive 150,000 more people that the 2019 figure of 250,000. Veganuary is a UK registered charity inspiring people to try vegan for the month of January (and hopefully to continue throughout the rest of the year). With a host of famous faces as their ambassadors including actor Joaquin Phoenix, Wildlife TV Presenter Chris Packham, Musician Paul Mc Cartney, Professional Rugby Player Anthony Mullally and Racing

Television and radio presenter Gloria Hunniford attended the launch of the new friendship cafés at Weald Heights care home in Sevenoaks.

The Sevenoaks area has an abundance of beauty salons, therapists, and shops all offering fantastic deals this month. My Sevenoaks Community has picked out some favourites.

Two of Britain’s fastest sprinters visited the site of the old Barclays Bank in Farningham High Street recently to officially open the new Acer House specialist allied-health practice.

Residents at a care home in Sevenoaks picked up their pencils and welcomed art workshop provider, Creative Mojo, for The Big Draw Festival 2019.

Farningham-based OnPointe Pilates has won the ‘Customers Choice Awards’ at a Business Awards making it a hugely successful year for the business which has already won two awards since March.

Aura Spa at Nizels Golf and Country Club is feeling festive with a fantastic offer on Elemis products. Buy two or more Elemis products and receive a free gift.

A care home in Sevenoaks is inviting local people to a free event where they can learn more about preventing falls among older people.

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