As the school summer holidays get into full swing, a survey has found that the humble chicken is likely to be in high demand on barbecues in the South West. Bangers and burgers have lost out as 29% of people in the South West named chicken as their top picki.
More than half (68%) of the people in Devon – an estimated 651,500 people – currently have, or have had, a family member or a close friend with cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support has revealed. Earlier this year, Macmillan announced that there are currently 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK, which is set to rise to 4 million by 2030.
The Know Your Skin campaign popped into Devon to raise awareness of sun-damaged skin.
As we all enjoy the holiday hot spots that freckle Devon, spare a thought for news that sunscreen is not enough on its own to offer protection from the more harmful rays of the sun.
May is stroke month, and the Stroke Association is running a campaign called It’s Not Just a Funny Turn, highlighting the symptoms of strokes. Here’s a press release: