Men speak out to save themselves

Men speak out to save themselves

Photo taken by prevention campaigner Jonny Benjamin: material from a public talk – informing and educating on male suicide prevention. Written by James Charles Cantwell Suicide is now the leading killer of men, under 45 in the United Kingdom. To combat the growth, men are being urged to speak about how they feel. For the 4,632 male suicides every year, one third will not speak to anyone about their suicidal thoughts. Whether we feel vulnerable or…

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Small towns bring people closer to the money

Small towns bring people closer to the money

With English satellite cities consistently proving to be stronger centres for employment and commerce, increasing house prices have  scared-off potential buyers who are looking to move towards the money. This has directly led to the influx of people who are moving to towns close to the growing cities.  A prominent example of this comes from south-west town Portsmouth, near Southampton, which has seen its 21,500 population increase by 5% over the past five years . Along…

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Wetherspoons pubs help towns build community

Wetherspoons pubs help towns build community

Britain may be well known for its cities, but it is knitted together by its towns, all 48000 of them. Surrounding the metropolises of Britain’s major cities, small communities form the foundation of the UK. Ranging from a few thousand to in cases tens of thousands of inhabitants, many of these towns are fairly similar in their limitations, consisting of schools, shops, houses, and town centres. But few of these towns have a clear centre of the…

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