• Herefordshire Man Turns CANCER DIAGNOSIS On Its Head To Raise Over £8,000 For Children Suffering Hair Loss

    Martyn Edwards (pictured) is no ordinary fundraiser. In 2016 Martyn, from Hereford, was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer, which had spread extensively to his liver, and was inoperable at the time. Yet last year, this incredible man not only organised but participated in a thrill-filled Treasure Quest. The event encouraged family and friends to […]

  • Post-Cancer PILATES

    By John Appleby At the time of writing this, I was four months after my cancer surgery and I was pleased to progress from chair based exercises to my preferred Mat Pilates, thanks to some adaptations, shown below. I think Joseph Pilates would be proud of my wedge, as he was known for constantly developing […]

  • The Inspirational Tough Mudder: Andrew ‘Buddy’ Holley Makes The Impossible Possible

    Five years ago Andrew ‘Buddy’ Holley had a serious motorbike accident, which left him with broken ribs and punctured lungs, as well as fractures in his shoulder blade, collar bone and his back. He was air lifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and spent two weeks in a coma, followed by four months at […]

  • Children’s & Adult Classes At Ledbury Dance Company

    There was a time when dance classes were mostly about ballet for children who dreamt of becoming ballerinas. These days, dance schools offer a range of classes in many dance styles, tailored to suit clients of any age. Ledbury Dance Company teaches a full curriculum for students wishing to take exams and qualify with renowned […]

  • REFLEX YOGA Yoga For Every Unique Person

    By Veronika Pena We are all so uniquely different, yet we follow the same pathways of development. From a tiny helpless being to an all-encompassing human power house, we are guided through complex development stages by our primitive reflex system. These reflexes get us from embryo to fetus, from womb to birth, from birth to […]

  • Getting BACK Into SHAPE AFTER Pregnancy

    By Clare Palmer The weeks following pregnancy and childbirth can be exciting and challenging at the same time, and many women feel pressure to regain their pre-pregnancy shape. Images of celebrities who appear to snap back into shape straight after giving birth can be intimidating and overwhelming, but new mums should not feel pressured to […]


    By Judith Davies Bach flower remedies, or essences, are extracts from fresh flowers, believed to have a positive effect on negative emotions. This alternative therapy has been used to support those with conditions ranging from anxiety and stress, to mood swings, excessive worrying and sleep problems. Dr. Edward Bach’s former work in the field of […]

  • RACKET SPORTS All Year Around A Super Fun Way To Keep Fit

    Once the fabulous time and festivities are over, there is suddenly less to celebrate in the New Year. If the idea of slogging away on the treadmill puts you off exercise altogether, why not tackle the feelings of tiredness and sluggishness with something new, exciting and refreshing? Like racket sports? At Hereford Whitecross Club, we […]

  • Gareth Bennett On The Benefits Of Small Group Personal Training

    Training with a personal trainer can help you reach your health and fitness related goals faster, because of the motivation and support the coaching provides. Additionally, you’ll receive guidance on nutrition, and your improved exercise technique will translate into better performance. Staying on track with exercise brings benefits such as: • Changing body composition (reduced […]

  • Indian Wellness Academy YOGA Classes, Workshops, Retreats Courses & Teacher Training

    By Ildiko Bakos Would you like to increase your energy levels? Release stress and tension? Improve your sleep? Regular yoga practice can help you achieve all this, as well as enhance your self-esteem and give you a sense of accomplishment and pride in your life. You don`t need to have previous experience and you don’t […]



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