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UK Gov Proposes Plan to Boost Young Train Driver Numbers

UK Gov Proposes Plan to Boost Young Train Driver Numbers

consultation on lowering the minimum age to become a train driver in Great Britain from 20 to 18 thousands of opportunities could open up for younger people as early as this summer measure could help future-proof the workforce and support reliability of services Efforts to open up more careers in the rail sector to young...

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I had a happy family and a good job as a GP – but I decided to kill myself

I had a happy family and a good job as a GP – but I decided to kill myself

Amandip Sidhu’s charity has helped more than 3,000 people since it was set up, offering, among other things, weekly drop-in Zoom support groups. ‘We hear time and time again that more and more GPs are working longer hours. They don’t just see patients, there is a huge amount of administration and bureaucracy,’ he says. ‘There...

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BBC Sport and NHS Couch to 5K hits 7 million downloads

BBC Sport and NHS Couch to 5K hits 7 million downloads

NHS Couch to 5K, the groundbreaking free fitness app from BBC Sport and the Department of Health and Social Care, celebrates a monumental achievement as it surpasses 7 million downloads since its launch in 2016. The important milestone underscores the app’s huge contribution to transforming lives and fostering a healthier, happier society. Developed in partnership...

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Couch to 5K surpasses 7m downloads

Couch to 5K surpasses 7m downloads

NHS Couch to 5K, the groundbreaking free fitness app from BBC Sport and the Department of Health and Social Care, has surpassed seven million downloads. Launched in 2016, the app offers a progressive nine-week, three-times a week running programme. It is designed to guide beginners through a gradual transition to becoming confident runners. Graduates can...

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‘Number of patients’ in A&E in ‘suspected chemical incident’

‘Number of patients’ in A&E in ‘suspected chemical incident’

A “number of patients” are being treated in hospital following a suspected chemical incident. The patients are believed to have used M Club Festival Park before paramedics were called to three different addreses in Hanley, Northwood and Leek.  A number of other patients also made their own way to the accident unit at the Royal Stoke...

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The Gym Group Eyes Expansion as UK Fitness Market Heats Up

The Gym Group Eyes Expansion as UK Fitness Market Heats Up

Similar to the States, the United Kingdom is experiencing a post-pandemic fitness boom, with low-price gyms seeing the biggest surge Value gyms may be a hit in the U.S. and Canada, but demand is also increasing across the pond.  The Gym Group, a high-value, low-price (HVLP) gym operator in the U.K., just reported solid revenue...

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Happiness can be learnt, but we have to work at it – study finds

Happiness can be learnt, but we have to work at it – study finds

We can learn to be happy, but only get lasting benefits if we keep practising, a first-of-its-kind study has revealed. The team behind the University of Bristol’s ‘Science of Happiness’ course had already discovered that teaching students the latest scientific studies on happiness created a marked improvement in their wellbeing. But their latest study found...

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Ollie Robinson’s podcast antics and fitness issues put England future in doubt

Ollie Robinson’s podcast antics and fitness issues put England future in doubt

RANCHI — Ollie Robinson’s England future is in fresh doubt following far from supportive words from coach Brendon McCullum amid suspicions his off-field interests are affecting his cricket. The seamer had a horror comeback against India in Ranchi after seven months away from Test cricket, spilling a key catch, bowling six no balls and struggling...

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British Transport Police axes compulsory fitness test – because ‘bleep test’ is unfair on women

British Transport Police axes compulsory fitness test – because ‘bleep test’ is unfair on women

 The force said female officers said the test was causing ‘indirect discrimination’  By Martin Beckford Published: 01:44 BST, 25 February 2024 | Updated: 02:53 BST, 25 February 2024 A police force has come under fire after scrapping compulsory fitness tests on the grounds they are unfair on women. British Transport Police said female officers were...

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