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News: December 2018

Shadow of person and Christmas decorations on pavement

Mental wellbeing at Christmas

As Christmas approaches, we need to be mindful that it can be a very difficult time for some people, particularly those who experience problems with their mental wellbeing, who find it difficult to cope with life and may be feeling lonely or isolated.

If you or someone you know is feeling socially isolated or suicidal over the holiday period and need someone to talk to, here are some organisations that provide a listening ear.

Cllr Dorothy Hayes MBE; Kate Cole Alupro, chef at Sultan Balti House

Recycle your takeaway and win it back again!

re3 has launched a new aluminium foil recycling promotion just in time for Christmas. The campaign aims to remind residents that clean aluminium foil trays can now be recycled along with other metal packaging such as clean food and drink cans, tins and empty aerosols.

Running

Entries open for The Lexicon Bracknell Half Marathon

Local runners are being urged to tie up their running shoes ready for The Lexicon Bracknell Half Marathon that takes place on 12 May 2019.

The event, which is being organised by Everyone Active and sponsored by The Lexicon, is marking its 35th year and over 1,000 runners are expected to take up their position on the start line.