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Vegetarianism in Pregnancy Workshop

As part of #NationalVegetarianWeek Healthbox teamed up with The One to One Midwives based at Ellesmere Port to deliver a Vegetarianism in Pregnancy workshop funded by the Vegetarian Society. Aimed at informing participants about the importance of a balanced diet and consuming a variety of vitamins and minerals, particularly those required during pregnancy. The workshop […]

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Larissa’s time at Healthbox CIC!

As a second year Human Nutrition student at the University of Chester, I was delighted to be offered a placement with the team at Healthbox CIC. Throughout the 5 weeks I was considered a part of the team, helping with community sessions across the local area from vegetarianism throughout pregnancy, oral health and hand hygiene […]

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Lache Family Festival 2018

Last week we were part of the Lache Family Festival at Lache Community Centre (Venue). We had a great turn out, with over 100 attendees from the Lache area. At the event we ran a planting table where attendees could decorate and plant their own seeds in soil to take home. Our smoothie bikes also […]

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Claire’s Experience!

I first became interested in Healthbox when they attended one of our seminars in first year and discussed volunteering opportunities for students.  I was attracted to their wide range of community based workshops and services, particularly those within schools.  I immediately knew I wanted to spend my five week Work Based Learning placement at Healthbox and, after […]

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March News!

March has been an exciting month here at Healthbox CIC, we have been very busy in all parts of the community, running sessions, meeting partners and generally having a great time! Our Falls Prevention classes have been running successfully, with Jack and Simon our Falls Prevention Exercise Instructors improving the mobility of groups of the […]

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Holly’s Work Experience Week!

I am a pupil at the Whitby High school in year 10 and have very little previous work experience but Healthbox has been a great place to start and grow my knowledge about work spaces. I found Heathbox through my mothers friend who praised it for being helpful to all. Mental health and overall well […]

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A successful 6 months for The Rural Living Well Project!

As you are all aware, The Rural Living Well Project has been running in rural Cheshire, running a series of activities, workshops and events for residents living with long-term conditions.   Here is an update on how the project has been getting on!   ‘Feel Good with Food’ –  the course highlights the importance of […]

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The Welcome Network Winter Event Brrrrrrilliance!

The Welcome Network ran some very successful meeting places events on January 4th & 5th at Neston Community and Youth Centre and Stanney Grange Community Centre! A wide range of fun-filled winter themed activities took place such as goodness ball creating and decorating, messy play involving shaving foam and food colouring, crafts, face painting, hula […]

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Halloween with The Welcome Network!

The Welcome Network team have been busy organising two Halloween themed summer events over the October half term in Ellesmere Port and Neston.  Both events turned into a great success, with a recorded 98 child attendance and 47 families that attended!  During the  events, there were a variety of different Halloween themed activities to get […]

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