Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 31

Halloween – have fun but keep safe

On average, officials say twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween than on other days of the year. Parents need to talk to kids about safety before they go out trick-or-treating. Remember most children will be out trick-or-treating while it is dark, when it is more difficult for drivers to see them. …

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Oct 18

Slower speed = happy people

In November each year there is a week dedicated to Road Safety (19 – 25 November) – the week is a reminder of the many dangers on the roads while drive, walking and cycling.  We obviously need to be vigilant all year round and each year  – this week is merely a reminder. As parents …

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Oct 08

Do you have a child with dyslexia?

Help is at hand … 1 in 5 children have difficulties with reading and writing, which is why it’s worth knowing that this week is National Dyslexia Week (8 -14th October). If you’re a parent with a child with Dyslexia or a child who is struggling it’s likely you’ll feel a familiar bell ringing with …

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Oct 05

Help keep colds at bay

Top tips for preventing the common cold Nobody escapes the common cold – according to the NHS, the average adult in the UK catches between two and four colds every year. Despite great advances in medicine, common virus infections such as the common cold or influenza continue to cause a considerable economic burden, due to …

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Oct 03

A child goes missing every 5 minutes!

We are all concerned, shocked and worried sick about little April Jones who got willingly into a van two days ago while playing outside her home. We all prayer that they find her safe and well. In the UK around 140,000 children a year get lost or go missing, that is over one child every …

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