HRH The Princess Royal hosts Livability at St James’s Palace

HRH The Princess Royal and Patron of Livability hosted the charity at St James’s Palace last night. A prestigious event that formed part of Livability’s tenth anniversary year, the evening was attended by special guests and supporters. Hearing from HRH The Princess Royal about her support for Livability, CEO Dave Webber also shared about Livability’s work and future direction. Adam …

Marathon Man completes epic challenge of running 44 marathons in 44 countries over 44 consecutive days

Today, Peter Thompson successfully ran his 44th marathon in 44 consecutive days to complete his ‘Marathons for the Mind’ challenge. Starting in Russia on April 1st, Pete ran a marathon in every country in Europe to raise awareness for mental health and funds on behalf of the charities Livability and MIND. Pete received a warm reception in Dublin – his …

What it was like to run my first London Marathon

Spectators of the London Marathon get only a small glimpse of what it takes to complete the  challenging 26.2 mile route through the capital. Team Livability runner Simon Blanchflower completed his very first London Marathon this year in an impressive 03:25:02. In his own words Simon describes what it was like for him leading up to, during and after the …

Physiotherapist to run the London Marathon in aid of Livability’s brain injury rehabilitation service

Every year, thousands of runners take to the starting line in Greenwich, South East London for the Virgin London Marathon. Rachel Baynes from Suffolk is running her maiden marathon for Team Livability. We asked her what she’s most looking forward to ahead of the event. Why are you running the London Marathon? I am a Physiotherapist Clinical Specialist at Livability …

Livability York House hold a Friendship Lunch that celebrates connections with their local community

The Livability Friends of York House – a group of local supporters and fundraisers – have hosted Livability’s very first Friendship Lunch on Sunday the 2nd April. The event was in recognition of Livability’s 10th anniversary and was in the form of a Sunday carvery. Norman Hodgkin, Chairman of the Friends of Livability York House shares the story. The Friends …

Marathon Man begins epic challenge to run a marathon in every European country

This week, Peter Thompson from Dorset has begun his epic challenge of running 44 marathons in 44 countries, over 44 consecutive days. Called Marathons for the Mind, Peter’s challenge is to raise awareness around mental health. He is also fundraising for charities Livability Holton Lee and Mind. Peter ran is first two marathons in St Petersburg, Russia and Helsinki, Finland. …