The following short pieces are from July 2010
A new series of keep fit
courses is due to start in September at Hethersett High School.
Hula hoop workouts start on 7th
September at 6.30 p.m and will run for five weeks.
Fitness Pilates classes start
at 7.30 p.m on the same evening and run initially for six weeks.
Further information on the classes is available from Linda Cactus on 01603 872664 or 07759 886777
The RiNG – the Rheumatoid
Arthritis in Norfolk Group – has announced a full programme of talks and
events for the remainder of the year and beyond.
The group meets monthly in
Hethersett Village Hall in Back Lane and is open to sufferers of Rheumatoid
On September 8th
from 2 to 5 p.m, Consultant Rheumatologist Dr Chetan Mukhtyar from the Norfolk
and Norwich University Hospital will be talking about 'Myths about Rheumatoid
Arthritis' . This will be followed by the group’s annual meeting.
On October 6th
to 4 pm, Maggie Green, Communications Officer for the Norfolk Link,
will talk about 'Health and Social Care in Norfolk - how we can help'.
from 2-4 pm sees Dr Karl Gaffney, Consultant Rheumatologist from the
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital talking
about 'Rheumatology in the new Millennium'.
The group will also be
holding a Christmas lunch at a date to be set in December.
On January 5th from 2 to 4 pm
Consultant Anaesthetist Dr Peter Phillips from the Norfolk and Norwich
University Hospital will talk about 'Laughing gas controlled unconsciousness
during surgery now and in the past'.
Further information is
available on a freephone number of 0800 055 3637 or from the group’s
official web site at www.thering.org.uk
Three local organisations
have combined to provide a service to dementia sufferers and their families.
Once a month professionals in
the field gather at Woodcote Sheltered Housing Scheme in Hethersett for a
special Memory Matters morning and afternoon.
The experts are there to
listen, advise and point people in the right direction on matters affecting
Broadland Housing Association
Ltd, the Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and the
Alzheimer’s Society operate their signpost event on the last Thursday of
every month from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Anybody wanting information or help on
memory matters is welcome to attend.