The Runnymede Trust, a race equality think tank is undertaking a UK-wide survey with prize draw around loneliness and social isolation in BME communities. The project has been funded by the British Red Cross and the Co-op. The survey focuses on: Gaining a better understanding of social and community networks Experiences of loneliness Feelings of belonging to local Read More
“I didn’t really know what to expect when I went along, but everyone is very friendly and the exercise isn’t too demanding An 80-year-old from Leicester has shown it is never too late to start exercising after taking part in a series of Walking Cricket sessions.
The power of music and sport will be harnessed to promote health messages at a community event taking place in Leicester later this month. A gospel choir, featuring some members with sickle cell disease, will perform at the free event being staged to spread messages about the condition along with mental health, type 2 diabetes Read More
A video featuring the personal experiences of men with prostate cancer will be showcased in Leicester at an event to raise awareness of the disease among African Caribbean men. The inspiring 12-minute clip highlights the heightened risk for men from black and minority ethnic groups through the first-hand accounts of those who have successfully Read More