Lifestyle

Confused about booster jabs and flu vaccines? Here’s what you need to know

People in Devon are reminded to get their COVID and flu vaccinations to give themselves the best possible protection against these deadly illnesses this winter.

The COVID jab does not protect against flu so it is vital to have both vaccinations to reduce your chances of becoming unwell and needing hospital treatment. Getting vaccinated helps you and the NHS, which is already facing...

South Devon College Graduation

Devon College awards own degrees for first time.

South Devon College with campuses in Paignton, Newton Abbot and Torquay celebrated the achievements of its University Centre students at a joint ceremony held over two days at Torquay’s Grand Hotel.

The event was hailed a double celebration as the college awarded its own degrees for the very first time.

The two-day event (14th and 15th October) was held to ensure that both the...

More child and parent foster carers needed in Devon

There’s a shortage of specialist ‘child and parent’ foster carers in Devon, working alongside birth parents to help them develop their parenting skills and keeping them together as a family.

The first few months of parenthood are a crucial time, and many people experience difficulties.

But some have additional issues to deal with, such as poor mental health, drug and alcohol...

New Skills Bootcamp to launch at South Devon College

A new Skills Bootcamp, part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs, is being launched at South Devon College next month.

Following on from the popular Skills Bootcamp in Digital, this new Bootcamp is aimed at anyone interested in a career in the engineering construction industry.

The flexible course of up to four weeks gives people the opportunity to...

Extraordinary Bodies presents Human: a collage of intimate, funny, real life stories

Performing at Theatre Royal Plymouth Funky Llama Festival, Human combines the visual spectacle of aerial circus and dance, film and a binaural soundtrack. Human is an antidote to anxiety, gently bridging the transition from being at home in a pandemic to live performance in a tender, quirky collage of lives past and now. The show has been created to be as accessible as possible.

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The Tamar to host the T Factor karaoke competition

The Tamar in Plymouth is hosting its very own X Factor style karaoke competition called the T Factor with a £500 prize for the winner

The heats will start on October 15th between 8.30pm-9.30pm and contestants will be able to perform two songs.

Michael Jonas, general manager at the Greene King pub, said “Hosting great events for our locals to enjoy is really important to us...

The Benefits of using Online Casinos

The online casino industry has exploded massively in popularity in recent years, with more people than ever preferring to gamble via the convenience of their phones and laptops rather than visit a physical casino. So, if you don’t have the time or the energy to get dressed up and visit one of Devon’s land-based casinos then why not visit one of the many new online casinos (such as Slotsia )...

Choosing the right stretched ear hangers

Wearing earrings or hangers enhances the appearance of a person, so the earrings are one of the most common jewellery worldwide. There is a wide variety of jewellery available in different materials, designs for both women and men. Many people have body piercings, pierced ears and stretched ears. Individuals who have stretched ears cannot wear some popular styles of earrings especially ear...

Plymouth German Doner Kebab makes the shortlist for Deliveroo’s ‘Most Loved Chain’

German Doner Kebab has been shortlisted as one of the finalists for Deliveroo’s ‘Most-Loved Chain’ in the upcoming Restaurant Awards.

The gourmet kebab chain has been recognised as one of the top contenders for the third annual Restaurant Awards celebrating the best restaurants and grocers available on Deliveroo.

Voting has re-opened until the 18th of October where the public...

Wellness routine to relieve pain and improve quality of life

A hot tub can be a great way to relax after a busy day. But this wellness routine has other benefits. People are finding that soaking in a hot bathtub can reduce stiffness, pain, muscle soreness, and temporarily relieve symptoms such as arthritis and fibromyalgia.

Living your best life can be hindered by pain. Pain can be caused by injury, illness, or sitting too long at your...

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