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New Balance & Sweatshop are teaming up and will be in the Hub from 11.00-14.00 on Wednesday 4 April to carry out free gait analysis, give expert advice and the opportunity to try on the latest innovative footwear from New Balance.

Spanish lessons are continuing at BT Adastral Park on 24th April 2012 for the Summer Term.

The following lessons will take place:

BT GCSE Class: Tuesdays – 12.45–13.45
BT Beginners: Tuesdays – 11.30–12.30

Please contact 01394 383824
spanish.specialists@btinternet.com
www.SpanishLanguageSpecialists.co.uk

Footwear that is improperly sized or unsuited to your biomechanical and training needs will increase your risk of injury (i.e. knee, back and hip pain) and possible training interruptions (i.e. blisters, black toenails, bunions).

New Balance & Sweatshop are teaming up and will be in the Hub from 11.00-14.00 on Wednesday 4 April to carry out free gait analysis, give expert advice and the opportunity to try on the latest innovative footwear from New Balance. This will include FREE:

• Length and width foot measurement
• Static assessment of the feet
• Video gait analysis on the treadmills
• Trying and testing of shoes suitable for your running style
• Running and training advice.

Prospect will be in the Hub on Tuesday 27 March at lunchtime.

Gradnet 2012 is raising money for Cancer Research UK on Wednesday 28 March at lunchtime in the Hub.

Gradnet 2012 is raising money for Cancer Research UK on 28 March at lunchtime in the Hub. Approximately 15 people from Adastral Park, including supporting volunteers, are taking part in a cycle race starting on 18 April between BT Centre and Cardiff Stadium via Southampton and Bath. The event will be run over three days, covering a distance of 220 miles.

On Wednesday 21 March, Ken West will be in the Hub at lunchtime to promote and raise funds for the Be Child Cancer Aware charity.

On Thursday 22 March, as part of the Business Continuity Awareness Week, members of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) team will be at Adastral Park from 09.00-16.30 and will be located on the closed road by the Hub. An Incident Response vehicle and supporting equipment will also be on display.

On Thursday 22 March, as part of the Business Continuity Awareness Week, members of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) team will be at Adastral Park from 09.00-16.30 and will be located on the closed road by the Hub. An Incident Response vehicle and supporting equipment will also be on display.

The purpose of their visit is to help raise awareness of the needs and benefit of BCM, to highlight the role all employees should have in understanding BCM, and to discuss the support available in each Line of Business. Please feel free to openly engage with them and view the equipment on display.

NOTE: Cyclists please be aware of the Incident Response vehicle which will be parked on the road running alongside the Hub on this date.

On Wednesday 21 March, Ken West will be in the Hub at lunchtime to promote and raise funds for the Be Child Cancer Aware charity;

1) To raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of the cancers that affect children, teenagers and young adults amongst parents and young people.
2) To provide information about organisations who provide support to families of children, teenagers and young adults diagnosed with cancer.
3) To petition UK Government to ensure that all GP’s are aware of the Child Cancer Referral guidelines contained in the NICE Guidelines in order to gain an earlier diagnosis for children, teenagers and young adults.

By working together we really can make a difference to outcomes for children and young people diagnosed with cancer in the future. Charity website; http://www.bechildcancerawareorg/

All the sessions for this particular visit have now been taken. If you were unable to secure an appointment, free NHS health checks will be available from Monday – Friday in Unit 5, Tower Ramparts (near Café) until the end of March. No appointment necessary.

Due to the success of the health checks in February, Health-Smart Ltd will be undertaking further free health checks on behalf of the NHS for people based at Adastral Park on 20 March in the Newton Suite, the Hub, subject to the following conditions;

  • You are aged 40 – 74 (inclusive)
  • You are a resident of Suffolk or registered with a Suffolk GP
  • You have not had a full NHS Health Check within the last 5 years (including BMI calculation, blood pressure measurement, cholesterol test and overall cardiovascular risk score calculation)
  • You have not been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease
  • You are not suffering from the following conditions; high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, high cholesterol, kidney disease, heart attack, kidney disease or failure, arterial disease (legs, neck aorta), diabetes mellitus or stroke
  • You are not taking medication for; blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, kidney disease, heart disease, or to reduce cholesterol

Any questions, please contact Carol Frost on 01473 606333 or e-mail carol.b.frost@bt.com.

If you are unable to make any of these appointments, free NHS health checks will be available from Monday – Friday in Unit 5, Tower Ramparts (near Café) until the end of March.  No appointment necessary.

Representatives from Action for Children will be in the Hub at lunchtime on Tuesday 20 March to promote a forthcoming Byte Night sleep out taking place in Cambridge.

Byte Night is the IT industry’s annual sleep out in support of Action for Children. Each year hundreds of individuals and teams from across the IT and business community spend a night exposed to the elements in a bid to raise sponsorship and awareness of Action for Children’s work.

It all began 12 years ago when 30 individuals from the IT industry slept out and raised £35,000. Since then the event has grown to over 700 sleepers raising almost £550,000 in 2009 alone. Patrons, sponsors and sleepers include celebrities and leading figures, CIOs, systems developers, business managers, marketers and more.

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