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Keanan – Fighting heart disease – My Story

Keanan – Fighting heart disease – My Story

My name is Keanan  and I am a 21 year old Physiotherapist who has just qualified from university in Manchester. Here is my story and why I am running the Helsinki Marathon for NW Hearts Charity CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR MY MARATHON RUN My story begins back in October 2023...

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Cardiology peer support forum launches in Wigan

Cardiology peer support forum launches in Wigan

Living with a cardiac condition can increase the likelihood of experiencing anxiety, stress and depression. In turn, these experiences can further worsen cardiac health. Patient support groups are known to be an effective way to help people living with mental health...

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Singing from the Heart

Singing from the Heart

Singing from the Heart Local charity, NW Hearts Charity has partnered up with Intergenerational Music Making to deliver a unique and uplifting project to those living with heart disease. Through a generous grant of £12,000 from NW Hearts Charity, a 6-week programme of...

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Could you run for us?

Could you run for us?

 Manchester 10K Calling all runners, joggers, those who will walk or crawl to the finish line. Will you take part in this fabulous event in support of NW Hearts Charity? The Great Manchester Run is an annual event. It has consisted of a 10k run since it was...

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Alstom Manchester

Alstom Manchester

Alstom Manchester appointed NW Hearts Charity to be their partner for National Heart month and wrapped the month off by inviting Operations Manager, Sue Martin, to visit them at their Manchester site to test their heart health knowledge, share some news about projects...

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Orange goes Red

Orange goes Red

Orange Theory Fitness in Altrincham has taken National Heart Month into its fitness studio.  Yesterday, the team from NW Hearts joined them in their Valentine's Day special to celebrate all things heart health. Orange Theory fitness focuses on cardio workouts in a...

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I know how to save a life

I know how to save a life

We had a great session learning basic life-saving skills with trainer Jenny Blears in Salford. The attendees all had an opportunity to practice CPR whilst feeling relaxed in a small group environment.  Comments included "I found it so informal and helpful" "I know...

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Do you know how to save a life?

Do you know how to save a life?

FREE TRAINING Join us for a free 1-hour lifesaving skills session at St Clements Church, Groves Avenue, Ordsall, Salford, M5 3LQ. Thursday 25th January 2024    7pm - 8pm Small group format in a relaxed setting. Refreshments provided. Message or call us to reserve your...

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Heart Strong

Heart Strong

We are beyond grateful, for the amazing fund-raising challenge successfully completed by the cyclists from Knutsford hockey team.  They cycled from Knutsford to Trearddur Bay, Anglesey - some 125 miles - on one of the hottest days of the year.  One of their members...

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Everyone loves a cake!

Everyone loves a cake!

FORD Credit in Manchester city centre wanted to raise funds following the sudden cardiac death of one of their lovely colleagues. Sue, the Operations Manager, visited their offices and gave a series of interactive talks about heart health, the use of defibrillators...

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Heartbeats Amplified

Heartbeats Amplified

Geoff Greenwood is eternally grateful for the heart surgery he received from the cardiac team at Wythenshawe Hospital. He and his rock band, Voltage, raised the roof at the Conservative club at Littleborough, Rochdale in aid of our charity and raised over £800 which...

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First Grants Round hots up

First Grants Round hots up

We are delighted to have received many innovative ideas in the funding applications received in our first round grant-making, both from the health and voluntary sectors. Our Independent Grants Panel is busy analysing and scoring your entries. Watch this space for...

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Heart Strong

Heart Strong

Triple heart bypass survivor, Norman Jamison and his cycling pals, are embarking on a gruelling sponsored bike ride from Knutsford, Cheshire to Trearrdur Bay, Anglesey - a distance of 125 miles, in a day on 9th September 2023. We wish them all good luck. You can...

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