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Read more › News - 14th May 2020

Talking to children

In a series of four blogs, Educational Psychologist Dr Dan O’Hare talks to us about promoting children’s wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic.   Dan is currently joint chair-elect of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology and runs edpsy.org.uk, a space for Educational Psychologists to share information across boundaries to develop and improve the lives…

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Learning at home

In a series of four blogs, Educational Psychologist Dr Dan O’Hare talks to us about promoting children’s wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic.   Dan is currently joint chair-elect of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology (part of the British Psychological Society) and runs edpsy.org.uk, a space for Educational Psychologists to share information across boundaries to develop…

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Tips for adults, children and young people

In a series of four blogs, Educational Psychologist Dr Dan O’Hare talks to us about promoting children’s wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic.   Dan is currently joint chair-elect of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology (part of the British Psychological Society) and runs edpsy.org.uk, a space for Educational Psychologists to share information across boundaries to develop…

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Read more › News - 13th May 2020

Trying to reduce your sugar intake? Our Co-op expert shares her healthy swaps tips

Reducing your sugar intake can be hard. But Co-op’s Assistant Diet and Health Manager Aoife McKernan shares clever swaps, useful tips and small changes that will help you moderate your sugar consumption, while still enjoying delicious food at every meal. Here are some top tips to make sure you are eating healthily before and after your…

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Read more › News - 12th May 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 12 May

It is now eight weeks since we first closed all parkrun events across the world, and we know that parkrunners everywhere, alongside their local communities, are facing their own unique challenges, and would love to enjoy parkrun again.   Please know that we are thinking of you all right now and remain fully committed that…

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A perfect pick-me-up

Thom Veitch needed a pick-me-up after having to retire from work due to ill health.   Jane Chalmers, Thom’s dialysis nurse and a keen parkrunner, recommended a 5k event she knew a little bit about… Thom tells us the story.   Last year I was at my dialysis session and was feeling a bit depressed…

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Chicken run

Martin Heath is known at his local parkrun for his sense of humour and occasional fancy dress.   Here he tells us how he’s entertaining his local village, and bringing everyone together, during lockdown.   I first came across an advert for parkrun in a local shop in 2010. I decided to try it out…

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Read more › News - 11th May 2020

The five ways of wellbeing

As the world adjusts to a life constrained by various levels of lockdown, Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Jen Unwin and Dr Simon Tobin, an NHS GP, share their thoughts on how parkrunners might be able to nurture their mental wellbeing at this challenging time.   Modern life poses challenges to physical and mental wellbeing and…

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Play, creativity and boredom in lockdown

In a series of four blogs, Educational Psychologist Dr Dan O’Hare talks to us about promoting children’s wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic.   Dan is currently joint chair-elect of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology (part of the British Psychological Society) and runs edpsy.org.uk, a space for Educational Psychologists to share information across boundaries to…

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Spotlight on: Denmark

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s Denmark, and we speak to those involved back in the noughties who brought parkrun to Scandinavia…   The very first parkrun took place on Saturday 2 October 2004…

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