Day: 4 March 2021

COVID-19 pandemic sparks a surge in numbers of students applying for nursing

New UCAS figures have shown record numbers have applied to study nursing at universities across the UK during the pandemic.  According to statistics from the university admissions service, the number of applications for nursing courses have risen by almost a third (32%). UCAS chief executive, Clare Marchant, says this is due to “inspiring stories” from wards over the past […]

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Care Home worker welcomes changes allowing residents to hold hands with family members as ‘long overdue’

A care home worker from Leeds has welcomed government changes allowing residents to hold hands with family members as, ‘long overdue’. From March 8th, some care homes will be making the next step to allow hand holding between the residents and their visiting family members. Malynda Mcintosh, who works at Barchester Care Home in Leeds, […]

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“This has been a chance to work on myself” Pro Wrestlers looking forward to the return of BritWres

Independent professional wrestling, more commonly known as “indie wrestling” has been put on pause since the start of the pandemic last spring but with the UK governments roadmap out of lockdown released, there is now an end in sight. Fans, wrestlers and promoters alike will be hoping for a safe return of fans to venues […]

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“I came up here and haven’t left” – How people have found moving to Manchester during the Pandemic

PEOPLE are moving to Manchester during the pandemic to get work, a better job or even just to make new friends Since lots of jobs have been lost and people have been made redundant throughout Covid-19, some thought it would be better to move to a larger city for employability. Blanca Alhambra, a Physio therapist, […]

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The DMA’S are releasing their ‘Live at Brixton’ album almost one year after their ‘iconic’ show to bring excitement back to fans

Australian trio, The DMA’S, are releasing their new album ‘Live at Brixton’ almost one year after the iconic show took place.   The sold-out event was one of the bands biggest gigs to date and with over 5000 voices singing along on the album it is easy to see why.   Having formed in 2012, Johnny […]

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SHEFFIELD UNITED boss Chris Wilder already has one eye on next season as relegation from the Premier League edges closer

The Blades have picked up just 11 points from 25 games, an average of just 0.44 points per game. Most people consider 40 points as the number of points needed to secure Premier League survival. That would leave Wilders men needing 29 points from their last 13 league fixtures, an average of 2.23 points per […]

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Novice runners smash target after target in gruelling 56-mile challenge

After the Darvell sisters Hannah, 21 and Leah, 24 faced the devastating news during March of the first lockdown that their mum had been diagnosed with cancer, the sisters immediately wanted to help out. The sisters were so thankful for the care that their mum received that they wanted to give back and pondered on […]

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The University Students Raising awareness for the fight against breast cancer

Nearly £2000 has been raised so far and they’re not stopping there.  A group of nineteen to twenty year old students from the University of Swansea are working alongside organisation CoppaFeel to spread the message to men and women, young and old, about the importance of checking yourself and raise cash in a bid to fight […]

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