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Grow Your Own

12th August 2021

This blog explores a brief history of allotments, what they are, what the research tells us about allotments and green space with regard to our health and wellbeing and plenty of tips, photos, recipe's and resources. There is also plenty of signposting for those that want to create their very own slice of green heaven at home or try their hand at growing their own home grown produce and reap the benefits!  

Hobbies at Home #8

24th May 2020

As so many people enjoyed the baking demonstration last week by Gill Dawes, our HSW Business Support Team Administrator, this week she got her daughter Jayda to show us their delicious brownie recipe! Let us know in the comments if you bake these and what you think of them!

Hobbies at Home #6

8th May 2020

This week Zara shows you how to make homemade soap bars.

A collection of Haikus

7th May 2020

Last week I asked on our Facebook group for people to write a haiku about their lives since lockdown began and you did not disappoint!


Hobbies at Home #5

1st May 2020

This week for our Hobbies at Home video, Frankie shows us her quick and easy recipe for delicious banana oat pancakes!

Hobbies at Home #4

24th April 2020

In this week's Hobbies at Home Zara shows us how to create a potted house plant.

Hobbies at Home #3

17th April 2020

In this video Zara tells you how to make a 'zine. A zine is a mini DIY magazine that is self-published and circulated

How can arts and crafts help my mental health?

14th April 2020

Taking care of your mental health is important, especially whilst social distancing. Isolation can cause anxiety, depression and various other wellbeing issues. One way for you to cope with negative feelings is through crafting.

Hobbies at Home #2

10th April 2020

This week for our Hobbies at Home series, Zara shows us how to make a loaf of white bread from scratch!

Useful learning resources for children in lockdown

3rd April 2020

There are lots of websites offering free (and fun) learning opportunities for families at this time. Here is a roundup of Health, Safety and Wellbeing’s Top Ten.

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