A special public information comic aims to help raise awareness of coeliac disease, a serious but often overlooked condition. The body’s immune system reacts to gluten, a protein found in food containing wheat, barley and rye, making the body attack itself. One in 100 people have coeliac disease but half a million people in the UK and over 36,000 people in Scotland are undiagnosed.
Centuries ago, Scone Palace was a hive of medieval activity, and this May bank holiday it will return to those historical roots with the Braveheart Scottish Axe Throwing Open taking place on the palace lawns on Sunday 5th May. Sports such as axe throwing and medieval combat have become increasingly popular over recent years due to the huge success of television series Game of Thrones and Vikings.
This MS Awareness Week (22-28 April), the MS Trust is calling on people with MS to pop on their pumps and introduce a little activity – big or small – into their daily routine. Staying active doesn’t need to mean running marathons or going to the gym, it’s about doing it at your own level, at your own pace. Doing it YOUR way.
You know your routine by heart and train the same days every week – sound familiar? To help you smash your PB, we asked a team of experts for the best ways to ramp up your fitness no matter what your workout is, from running and cycling to swimming and lifting. It’s time to step it up...
It might be something that many take very seriously, but it comes to yoga practice there’s no need to force a straight face, as Deborah Durbin discovered at a rather unconventional class
There’s a wonderful world of alternative therapies out there just waiting to be discovered. Here, we shine a light on laughter therapy
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Sadly, many children are unable to live with their families. For them, fostering provides a safe and stable home; helping them feel valued, ensuring their needs are met and giving them the best chance to develop.
Draw Your Dad, The Courier's colourful celebration of dads for Father's Day, launched this week. Don't miss the chance to take part in this fun project.
Ensuring that the money you have worked hard to earn is passed on to your children and grandchildren is an important part of estate planning, according to one Courier Country legal company.