Author: ebirtley

Bolton’s Covid rates highest in four months

New figures show Bolton Covid cases have risen to their highest level since the January lockdown. In the latest effort to stop the spread of the Indian variant, which is prominent in the borough, Bolton is offering Covid-19 vaccinations to all over 16s. Anyone living, working, or studying in the borough who meet the current […]

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“They felt they had a purpose”- Salford University study benefits volunteers’ mental health

Volunteers say working with people to get their alcohol intake under control has boosted their own mental health. Communities in Charge of Alcohol is a study comparing alcohol harm before and after the training of Alcohol Health Champions. The CICA programme is a community development approach to reducing alcohol harm, training local volunteers to go […]

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