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Healthy Eating - Aquaponics for Alder Hey

Iain Young is Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Integrative Biology.  Find out more about his research here.

Aquaponics combines aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics (growing plants without soil) to produce fish and vegetables in an efficient, sustainable way. 292 more words


Albie's heart

I remember in the midst of when Albie was a baby, and he had his NG tube in, and his sweats, and his medications, and his physical therapy and his weigh-ins and his looming open heart surgery – yeah, back then – another, more experienced, heart mum emailed me. 935 more words


Pixie Lott releases beautiful "Caravan Of Love" cover - Watch here

Pixie Lott has teamed up with Matalan to release a cover of The Housemartin’s “Caravan Of Love” for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Charity, it’s a beautiful stripped back version and you can watch the accompanying video below… 32 more words



Charity and high street retailer collaborations have been creating a storm recently.  First there was the Whistles / #ELLEFeminism collaboration to revive the ‘This is what a feminist looks like’ t-shirt, (note that all profits are donated to the Fawcett Society) which had social media buzzing when David Cameron refused five times to wear one. 98 more words


Opt-out system not the answer to organ donor shortage - Free Church of Scotland website

Specialist nurses and better education on organ donation in schools could lead to an increase in the number of people opting-in to become organ donors, according to a Free Church of Scotland minister. 288 more words

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Settling down.

So our neighbour let us access the internet using their line. How cool is that? I mean, in Malaysia I wouldn’t even think about asking. Here, random enough – I dropped a simple note into their mail-slot, asking for their line. 590 more words


We're supporting Team Jemma!

Please help us support Team Jemma at Manchester Color Run on 5 July 

Andy Kirk is a long-standing Unite member whose daughter Jess is running in memory of her friend Jemma-Louise Roberts. 57 more words