A Slow-cycle roadblock is being lined up as part of a week of climate change action in the North East. The Regional Action Week, organised by Extinction Rebellion North East, will run from April 22-28. Extinction Rebellion is an international social movement which aims to drive radical change, through non-violent resistance in order to minimise species extinction and avert climate breakdown. On Friday April 26, protestors at the lack of action over climate change are being urged to bring a bike to join the cycle event and meet opposite Newcastle Central Station at 7am. Other protestors who do not have a cycle are being asked to hold placards and talk to passers-by and motorists. The objective is to slow traffic, attract public and attention, and distribute leaflets. Read More Today's other news stories The slow bike ride will start at 7.30am with loops around St Mary’s Cathedral, down Westgate Road, back past the station and then on to Swan House roundabout by 8am before … [Read more...] about Climate change protestors to stage slow-cycle roadblock in Newcastle
Ahhh womanhood. Isn’t it a blast? One minute you’re on top of the world, the next your sobbing into your porridge and chia seeds. People are quick to mock the menstrual cycle, but the truth is, it affects more than just our mood - for more than just a week. Most of our problems stem from fluctuations in the big three menstrual hormones: oestrogen, testosterone and progesterone. Spikes and falls in any of these three can change everything from our mood to our sex drive and skin health. Fact: Depending on what day you're on in your cycle can affect things like how high your pain threshold is (so, if you're planning a wax, you can use your cycle to determine how much it will hurt), as well as influencing... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access … [Read more...] about Should you change your beauty routine according to your menstrual cycle?
Wales 18 April 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-47965545 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The best women cyclists in the world will help "showcase" Wales to a global audience this summer.For the first time, Wales is to host two stages … [Read more...] about Cycling race to ‘showcase’ Wales to world
PUBLISHED: 17:00 17 April 2019 April Roach Rev Hugh Dibbens will be cycling 800 miles across Havering, Newham and Essex to celebrate his 80th birthday. Picture: Richard Huckett Richard Huckett To celebrate his 80th birthday and 50 years serving the Church of England, a priest is cycling 800 miles across Havering, Newham and Essex. When Rev Hugh Dibbens turned 70 he took on the incredible challenge of climbing the Himalayas.Ten years later he is taking on another adventure by cycling a minimum of 800 miles to raise funds for Tapestry Care, a charity that helps the elderly based in Inskip Drive, Hornchurch, and Fellowship Afloat in Tollesbury.He told the Recorder: “Instead of doing the traditional 800-mile route from Land's End to John O' Groats I decided to cycle around London boroughs and Essex with the purpose of cycling to visit community leaders in order to promote the charities.“I cycle to the appointments and talk about Tapestry and … [Read more...] about 800 mile cycle ride: 80-year-old priest tours Newham and Havering raising money for dementia charity
A teenager who hopes to become a professional cyclist spent one day of his Easter holidays completing a 160-mile charity ride.Marco Overbeeke, 15, made a spur of the moment decision to do the ride while staying with his grandparents Stephen and Sanki Jones in Parson Drove.His proud dad, Marein Overbeeke, from Bromley in Kent, said Marco contacted him and said: "He phoned me and said he wanted a challenge and that he was going to ride 160 miles in one day."This was on Monday night, and I asked him when, he said 'tomorrow'. He then did the ride on Tuesday and it took him about 12 hours to complete."He wanted to raise £250 to buy a Qhubeka bike, which provides cycles for children in Africa to help transform their lives and help them to get to school more easily."Marein said his son is a keen cyclist and regularly competes in races and would normally do training rides of up to 20 or 30 miles at a time, so the 160 miles wasa big challenge for him."He has hopes of being a pro-cyclist … [Read more...] about Teenager completes 160 mile cycle challenge on his Easter break staying with his grandparents in Fenland