Category Archives: Health

MP Dominic Grieve Q&A vist

Invited by Burnham 50 & Beyond Club, Local MP Dominic Grieve will be attending Burnham Library on Monday October 27th at 11.00-12.00pm for a talk and Q&A session on the Conservative Party policies on older people and their carers. This … Continue reading

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Autumn is upon us……

The cold mornings have begun and those winter layers are making their way out of the wardrobes!! Its tempting to sit snuggled up on the sofa and watch TV  but there are so many opportunities to start a new exercise … Continue reading

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What’s on in Burnham Summer 2014

Here are just some of the children’s and young people’s activities that are happening in Burnham over the summer. There’s also lots more information on the new Burnham Opportunity Box website www.burnhamopportunitybox.org Burnham Library Summer Activities  Thursday 7th August – … Continue reading

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BOB arrives in Burnham!

Have you heard about BOB? BOB is short for Burnham Opportunity Box and it’s BHPT’s new young people’s project with its own website www.burnhamopportunitybox.org Working with and for young people in Burnham has always been a major part of Burnham Health Promotion Trust’s work. … Continue reading

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Burnham Health Centre Carers Information Event

Burnham Health Centre Carers Information Event Do you look after a family member, friend or neighbour who through illness, disability or frailty cannot manage without you? Burnham Health Centre staff are currently aiming to identify all their patients who are … Continue reading

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Movers and Shakers – Latest news!

A new group for men and women aged 55 and over has now started in Burnham on Tuesdays! “Movers and Shakers” includes gentle exercise, creative activities, tea and coffee, lunch – and a chance to chat! And all this costs just £5 per person.Minibus transport … Continue reading

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Something for everyone at Burnham Healthy Living Week

From 4th to 8th February 2014 Burnham Library was full of surprises! This was Burnham’s first Healthy Living Week and the packed programme of activities really did offer something for everyone …. there were talks, information displays, exercise sessions, children’s activities, … Continue reading

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Simply Walk – Tuesday routes

On the 3rd Tuesday of each month the Burnham Simply Walk group meets at 2 pm for a walk lasting about one and a half hours. If you are walking with the group for the first time just turn up … Continue reading

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Over 60? Are you lonely – or know someone who is? Do you have time on your hands?

The Burnham Health Promotion Trust may be able to help! Please contact Kim Bartlett at the Burnham Health Promotion Trust on 01628 661441 or 07718 425586 for more information and an informal chat about activities and opportunities in Burnham and … Continue reading

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Silver line launched nationwide

New national service for older people.  No question too big, no problem too small, no need to be alone. Silver line now launched nationwide – information, friendship and advice. This service is free, confidential and open 24 hours Tel. 0800 … Continue reading

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