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Toddlers need their free flu nasal vaccination this winter

Parents and carers are reminded to protect children aged 2 and 3 from the flu by booking the free, quick and painless nasal spray vaccination. According to the council’s press release, children are ‘super spreaders’ of the winter flu virus and so the vaccination not only protects them from a potentially life-threatening illness, but also…

Are you 50 or over? You can get a free flu jab

People aged 50 to 64 can now receive a free flu vaccine as part of the expanded flu vaccination programme this winter.  This age group has been newly added to this year’s national flu vaccination programme in response to the additional health risks associated with coronavirus. Catching flu and coronavirus at the same time could have serious consequences for your health and put our healthcare system under strain, so it is…

Lockdown Fitness & Wellbeing in SW14

Fitness has been temporarily forced back online for many of our local providers but they are all working incredibly hard to bring their classes to your home. If you’re already a participant then you’ll have details but if you feel like trying something new (what better time when no-one is looking?) or picking up where…

Be kind to your mind during the pandemic

To mark this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (18 May – 24 May 2020), residents who are feeling low and anxious around the lockdown are reminded that there are a number of free services that can help. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week theme is ‘kindness’. Whilst there have been…

Coronavirus – how you can help

Last updated 31 May The latest government guidance is: – stay at home as much as possible – work from home if you can – limit contact with other people – keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible) – wash your hands regularly. Do not leave home if you or…

Why do young people need yoga?

Amy Vaughan, the founder of Yoga Seedlings runs after-school yoga classes for children and teens in Richmond, Mortlake and Twickenham. Here she writes about why yoga is great for children and teens. You are never too young to start yoga! Practising yoga from an early age builds a strong foundation of self-worth, love, respect, kindness and…

BlitzFitness: Get Fit In Any Weather

No matter what the weather, you can always find Lara and Karen, founders of BlitzFitness leading their group fitness sessions on Palewell Common. This much beloved Sheen business was founded 9 years ago, when Lara & Karen met in the playground at East Sheen Primary and they’re proud to say they’ve never cancelled a class…

Mums For Lungs Want Cleaner Air For East Sheen

A group of East Sheen parents concerned about air pollution is campaigning for cleaner air for all Londoners. Mums for Lungs East Sheen is asking everyone to respond to the TfL consultation on ULEZ, the cleaner air zone in London before the end of February. In 2019 the Mayor of London is introducing an Ultra-Low…

Clean Air Zone To Be Extended To East Sheen

You have until the end of February to fill out Transport for London’s air quality consultation. TfL seeks residents’ views on two proposals: extending the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) from central London to the South Circular and introduce a daily charge of up to £300 for heavy vehicles that don’t meet the Euro 4…

Try unlimited classes for a month at Be More Studio

We will without a doubt overindulge this Christmas but it does not mean we have to put on that extra weight, says new Mortlake fitness studio Be More’s owner Carlie Aimakhu. Just keep as active as possible: go for walks with the family, a morning run or try and fit a class in. Be More’s…