Calling all North East bloggers

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Ahoy, hoy North East bloggers.

There’s a new awards show in town and it looks like a brilliant (and free) way to get a bit of recognition for your online musings. Continue reading

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Six tips for connecting health and politics (part one)

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The future of the NHS and the overall health and wellbeing of the UK is probably one of the biggest political hot topics around and with a general election looming the #parlhealth event came to Durham in a bid to teach us more about connecting with politicians.

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Great North Bike Ride

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On 24 August I’ll be taking part in the Great North Bike Ride.

It’s a lovely coastal route that takes in some wonderful Northumberland countryside, but more importantly raises much-needed money for a cancer charity.

The event was first held 14 years ago and you can read a bit about what it means and why it started here: http://www.greatnorthbikeride.com/Home/History.html

Cancer touches so many lives these days, so I’ve decided to try and do my bit by doing the ride for a bit of sponsorship.

If you can spare even a couple of pounds it all helps and will be gratefully received. You can read my story and sponsor me here: https://www.justgiving.com/ross-wigham/

All money goes to the Chris Lucas Trust to help fight childhood cancer:  http://www.chrislucastrust.com/

Thanks to everyone who has already contributed – wish me luck!