Dog walkers urged to heed icy water warning

As the big freeze continues across much of the UK, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is reminding people – particularly dog walkers – to be aware of the dangers of frozen rivers and lakes.

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Healthy lives, healthy people white Paper: a strategy for public health in England

The White Paper sets out the Government’s long-term vision for the future of public health in England. The aim is to create a ‘wellness’ service (Public Health England) and to strengthen both national and local leadership.

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British Waterways urges seasonal revellers and towpath users to stay safe

British Waterways is asking everyone who uses its towpaths to take extra care as the Met Office predicts widespread ice and snow this week. With the Christmas party season getting into full swing, the organisation that cares for the nation’s canals and rivers is also asking revellers to stay safe when near the water.

Read more on the British Waterways website…