Tag Archives : wellbeing


Local families attend launch of new Mannamead Wellbeing Hub

Families in Plymouth enjoyed a fun session at the launch of the city’s latest Wellbeing Hub. The new Mannamead Hub, at Improving Lives Plymouth, 156 Mannamead Road, supports a wide range of people across the city, offering services to carers, people with learning disabilities or with sensory impairments and veterans. They were joined by parents […]


Wellbeing hubs to open across Plymouth

A network of wellbeing hubs is to be opened across Plymouth to give residents easier and earlier access to health advice and support. The hubs will offer information and support on a range of issues such as health and wellbeing, finance, employment and mental health, with some offering more specialist support in areas where it […]


Love life at your library this January

Do you want to find out how you can improve your health and wellbeing? Plymouth City Council’s libraries are holding a month-long programme of free health and wellbeing activities to help you feel healthier and happier and make a great start to 2016. The events are being held in partnership with Livewell South West. The […]


Autism drop-in sessions at the Central Library

Have you, a friend or family member recently been diagnosed with autism? Would you like to know more about the information and support available to you? Our library service is running drop-in sessions for anyone on the autistic spectrum, their family and carers. Staff will help you find books and resources and access online information, give […]


Libraries team up with Plymouth Community Healthcare to promote Blue September

Plymouth City Council’s library service is supporting the nationwide Blue September health campaign, which aims to raise awareness of male cancers. Men in the UK are 40 per cent more likely to die from any cancer than women. Every year 80,000 men in the UK die from cancer but many cases could be prevented by […]


Wellbeing Survey for Plymouth’s residents – prize draw for those taking part

This month over 6,000 questionnaires will be sent out to a randomly selected sample of Plymouth residents as part of a jointly-funded venture between Plymouth City Council and Public Health England. The questionnaires will be delivered in the week beginning 25th August and will give residents the opportunity to tell the Council about their personal […]