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44 Marathons for the Mind hero is shortlisted for the Pride of Britain Awards

Livability Ambassador and supporter – Peter Thompson has been shortlisted for the ITV/Mirror Awards Peter Thompson – the man that raised awareness for mental health by running an impressive 44 marathons in 44 consecutive days in 44 countries – has been nominated for a Pride of Britain award as ‘Fundraiser of the year.’ Running in …

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Livability nurse receives prestigious award for international work in spinal injury rehabilitation

Fiona Stephenson – a specialist spinal cord injury nurse – has won the International Impact Award at the 2017 Cavell Nurses’ Trust Awards. Cavell Nurses’ Trust is a UK charity providing a range of support for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants across the country. The newly created International Impact Award recognises the vital role of …

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What’s been going on in the Flourish garden

February- May is known as the hungry gap however it has been a hive of activity in the Flourish garden these past few months. This period in spring describes the time when overwintering crops e.g. cabbages, leeks and parsnips are finishing and early summer crops sown in spring are not yet ready to harvest. Growing …

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Marathon Man completes epic challenge of running 44 marathons over 44 consecutive days in aid of Livability Holton Lee

Today, Peter Thompson successfully ran his 44th marathon in 44 consecutive days to complete his ‘Marathons for the Mind’ challenge. Starting in Russia on April 1st, Pete ran a marathon in every country in Europe to raise awareness for mental health and funds on behalf of the charities Livability Holton Lee and MIND. Pete received …

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Spring Market 25th March

Come and buy some Holton Lee crafts just in time for Mothers Day

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Boost to disabled access at Livability Holton Lee

In recent weeks, Livability Holton Lee has received a major boost by securing a grant from Viridor Credits Environmental Company, through the Landfill Communities Fund. This award will support disabled people enjoy full accessibility, whatever their mobility, 365 days a year through the reparation and development of the Heathland tracks around the wellbeing centre. The …

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HRH The Princess Royal officially opens new Spinal Injury Centre at Livability Holton Lee

HRH The Princess Royal has officially opened a brand new Livability facility in Dorset – the Livability Spinal Injury Centre – based on the site of Livability Holton Lee. A new Spinal Injury Centre in Dorset The Livability Spinal Injury Centre will provide respite and rehabilitation services to people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Building …

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44 marathons, 44 European countries, 44 consecutive days

On April 1st 2017 Peter Thompson is beginning an epic adventure on behalf of Livability Holton Lee’s Flourish project and MIND. He will be attempting to run an incredible 44 marathons in 44 days – a marathon within every country in Europe. Peter says he has three main aims: To raise support for mental health …

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Now Recruiting for Head of Care and Registered Nurse Roles for SCI Support Unit

As the refurbishment work on the buildings being used to accommodate a brand new Spinal Cord Injury Support Unit at Holton Lee, we are now recruiting for key roles. An exciting development opportunity has arisen for an experienced Registered Nurse to lead on the clinical aspects of assessment, care, support and discharge planning for Spinal …

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Holton Lee joins The Big Give Christmas Challenge to support Flourish

Starting today, Livability is taking part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2016 to raise money for the Flourish project at Holton Lee. For three days only, any donations made to Livability online being doubled through the scheme. “This Christmas, Livability‘s message is all about why Friendship Really Matters. Many disabled people are at risk …

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