Chorlton vs. Homelessness

We’ve seen an increase in homelessness and street begging in Chorlton. Can we work together as a community to tackle the issues? We all agree that seeing people begging on our streets is distressing: it’s criminal that a modern society can seem to be leaving so many people behind. A recent study by housing …

Don’t suffer in silence

One in six people is affected by a degree of hearing loss, which can range from mild impairment to profound deafness. It becomes all too easy for hearing impaired people to stay indoors when communication is difficult, which can lead to isolation and depression. Lipreading helps maintain a vital connection with …

Time for a Hygge

Sometimes I think the human race is slowly hurling itself off a cliff.  We’re all engaged in one enormous, gradual push towards extinction. I read this morning about the World Health Organisation’s prediction that depression will be the biggest health problem in the western world by 2030 – even bigger …