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    Life in the UK Course at Walsall College

    Walsall College are offering a *free course entitled Life in the UK this course would be great to help you prepare for the Life in the UK test. This course covers essential topics such as British history, culture, customs, and the legal system. The course is designed to help individuals successfully prepare for the Life in the UK Test, a requi...
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    Stress Awareness Month Part 2

    Stress Awareness Month
    Last week I wrote a blog post about Stress Awareness, where I touched on the 30 day challenge set by The Stress Management Society, go and check it out if you haven't already! Click here: Stress Awareness Month This week I want to share with you some more helpful tips and tricks for managing stress and share some incredible FREE resources...
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    Recovery College Newsletter April 2024

    Recovery College Newsletter April 2024
    Our new Recovery College Newsletter has gone live! Here we're looking over our Spring term and preparing ourselves for a sizzling Summer. In this newsletter you will find: Principal's message from the amazing Kerry WilkesSpring Refresher! What are Recovery Colleges?Our new timetable - both physical and onlineWhere can you find us? De...
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    Laughter Yoga in Stourbridge

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    On Monday 8th April, Merrie Maggie is hosting a Laughter Yoga session at Wordsley Community Centre, The Green, Wordsley, Stourbridge, DY8 5BN at 19:00 to 20:00 hrs Tickets are £5.00.  All April sessions can be found here: https://merriemaggie.co.uk/laughter-yoga-sessions/ Merrie Maggie hosts Thursday Weekly Zoom L...
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    Stress Awareness Month

    Stress-Awareness-Month
    Stress Awareness month is a national and annual campaign ran by The Stress Management Society to raise awareness of stress and how it impacts our wellbeing, to create a safe space for dialogues surrounding stress and to tackle, reduce and remove the stigma of stress. This year's theme is Little by Little, a little becomes a lot. #Lit...
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    Happy Holi!

    Happy Holi
    Happy Holi from us at The Recovery College! Holi is a vibrant Hindu celebration! It celebrates the beginning of Spring, Colour, Love, and the triumph of good over evil. This year, Holi falls on Monday, 25 March. The timing of Holi depends on the moon, which means the date of the event can vary. For more information about this celebra...
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    Go Play Sandwell Family Easter Events

    Throughout the Easter Holidays, there are a range of activities taking place across Sandwell to keep you entertained. There are activities in West Bromwich, Wednesbury and Smethwick. These events are all free of charge! Head to this website for some more information: Main Home - Go Play Sandwell Some activities that are taking place are family...
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    Happy Easter

    Easter
    In the Christian Calendar, Palm Sunday (Sunday 24th March 2024) marks the beginning of Holy Week.  Christians across the world gather throughout the week to reflect on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. To learn more about Easter, click here: About Easter - Easter Customs and Traditions - WhyEaster.com The Rec...
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    International Day of Happiness

    Day of Happiness
    Today is International Day of Happiness! It is a day which aims to promote happiness and compassion in our world. To celebrate the power of happiness, to transform lives and make the world a better place for all. Here are four things you can do to help build a happier community where you are! 1. Give positive comments to as many people as you ...
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    World Oral Health Day 2024

    World Oral Health Day 2024
    World Oral Health Day aims to empower people with the knowledge, tools and confidence to secure good oral health. Be proud of your mouth! What goes on in your mouth can often be an indication of your overall health, so be sure to look after those teeth and gums and brush up on your oral knowledge here: World Oral Health Day Dental community unites ...
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    Beat It Percussion Community Events in Sandwell

    Beat It Sandwell are offering Sound Relaxation sessions at a number of locations throughout March.  These sessions are free for adults living in Sandwell who have a disability or long-term condition. These are Drop in sessions, all are welcome.  If you have any questions get in touch: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call...
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    Connecting Communities

    If you are looking for a way to connect with your community that's enjoyable, impactful and sustainable then 'Places of Welcome' is for you! On 12th April there is a FREE informal one hour workshop where they will cover these topics:  What is a Place of Welcome?How do I join the Places of Welcome network?What things do I need to cons...
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    NHS Health Check-ups in Sandwell

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    If you are a resident in the Sandwell area you may be eligible for a free health check at one of their drop-in centres.  To book in - Call 0800 2545 163 or visit nhshealthcheck.randox.com Dates, Locations and Timings are listed here and in image below: 19th March - Wednesbury Leisure Centre 10:15am -15:30pm 20th March - Haden Hi...
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    Free Easter Activities in Oldbury!

    Throughout the Easter Holidays there are a variety of sports activities taking place in Oldbury!  Between 25th-28th March and 2nd-5th April you can join in games such as Football, Cricket, Rounders, Tennis, Dodgeball and more! These activites are open to all aged 6+.  For more information contact 07932400946 or scan the QR Code ...
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    Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024

    Neurodiversity Celebration Week
    Neurodiversity Celebration Week is a worldwide initiative that challenges stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences. It aims to transform how neurodivergent individuals are perceived and supported by providing schools, universities, and organisations with the opportunity to recognise the many talents and advantages of being neur...
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    Day in the Life Of.. Tracey

    A Day in the Life of..
     A few weeks ago we had the privilege of chatting to Tracey, a former Recovery College student. Tracey sat down with Zak to talk about her time at the Recovery College, what courses she enjoyed and what she is doing now! This video has now gone LIVE on our YouTube channel.  You can watch the video by following this link!&nb...
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    World Sleep Day

    World Sleep Day 2024
    15th March is recognised as World Sleep Day. It is an annual event focusing on the importance of sleep. Sleep improves cognition, concentration, productivity, and overall mental health. (World Sleep Day 2024 - Awareness Days Events Calendar 2024) Did you know that we spend approximately a third of our lives asleep? Sleep is an essent...
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    Sandwell All Age Mental Health Directory April 2024

    This All Age Directory has been produced by Sandwell Council for anyone living in Sandwell. The services included cover a range of needs from information to crisis support. Each resource has been placed into categories for you to access what you need.  C = (Child) Service up to the age of 18 A = (Adult) Service from the age of 18T = ...
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    Ramadan Mubarak

    Ramadan Mubarak to all who celebrate from The Recovery College! We wish you a happy and peaceful month. Ramadan begins on the 11th March and ends on the 9th April. The month of Ramadan will see Muslims all over the world fasting and praying, breaking their fast at sundown alongside family and friends. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic ...
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    Nutrition and Hydration Week 2024

    nutrition and hydration week
    This week it is Nutrition and Hydration Week!  The purpose of this week is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun in order to highlight and educate people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and well being in health and social care!  One of the aim's is to Reinforce, Focus and Energis...
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