We know that exercise is good for our physical health but it can have particular benefits to our mental health as well. By […]

World Autism Awareness Week

This World Autism Awareness Week , we have been speaking to our young people and their families about Autism and what they think other people in the community should be aware of. One of our young people’s parents explains their experience:  ‘My Son is 14 and he has autism. If you met him now and […]

Friends for Leisure fundraiser

Friends for Leisure has two youth groups in Congleton that will be coming together for one-night to raise vital funds for the charity. Please pop along on the night. If you can let us know that you are coming that would be brilliant as that will help us to know how many cakes to bake. […]

Friends for Leisure simply could not exist without our volunteers…

Friends for Leisure simply could not exist without our volunteers… At FFL we currently have a team of a staggering 133 volunteers! I am Abi Jones, and I am the volunteer coordinator here at FFL. (I am also fondly known as the volunteer catcher!) It is my job to go out and about and talk […]

What to expect from your doctor

The new booklet “What to expect from your doctor: a guide for patients” has been published by the General Medical Council.

Caring Together

A number of organisations that all provide care for people in Cheshire East has come together to decide how best to join up their work. They are called “Caring Together” and would like your help. Click on the link if you are interested in helping.

Information for professionals about learning disabilities

This leaflet gives some tips for health professionals who may come across people with learning disabilities.  It may be of interest to parents and carers who support people with learning disabilities to share with professionals.