Vitality London 10000 Run – 31st May 2021

The Vitality London 10k run was to take place on Bank Holiday Monday 31st may 2021 in London, but we have just heard that it cannot go ahead. The organisers are looking for an alternative venue and date. NLT has entered runners in the Vitality Run twice so far and have six places to run in this year's event. My wife Julie, who has recently taken up running again, my son Matthew who is a long-time runner and good at the distance stuff, and NLT Trustee Ian and his son Joseph are taking four of the...
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Latest newsletter from NLT

We hope you have had a good Easter time. We are all looking forward to a bit more freedom and I expect some of you will be taking a break this coming week. If you have an opportunity to catch up with news, here is the latest NLT newsletter for Spring 2021. NLT UK newsletter Spring 2021 With best wishes The NLT UK Team
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Baby Clinic at Lalgadh Hospital

Every Thursday at Lalgadh Hospital, mothers and babies (and occasionally Father too) come for baby immunisation, antenatal, postnatal check-ups, and ultrasound  appointments, They usually have over 30 mother and babies coming for routine BCG, Diptheria-Pertussis- Tetanus -(HepB, HaemophB if available) immunizations. There is a backlog of babies with delayed or without vaccinations, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns, all of which are keeping mother and babies trying to catch up...
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Centenary of the Penikese Leprosy Colony, Massachusetts 1905 – 1921 ‘the Tragic story of Massachusett’s ‘Leper Colony’

See the full story HERE in the 'New Bedford Guide' This is the story of the 'Leprosy Colony' set up in 1905 on the island of Penikese. On 15 November 1905 Leprosy Sufferers arrived on Penikese Island (7 miles from the Mainland), in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. Dr. Frank Parker and his wife Marion (who had lived a comfortable lifestyle in Boston and had a thriving practice) gave everything up to serve these people who had lost everything due to leprosy. He went to great lengths to mak...
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World’s highest rubbish dump!

Mount Everest has long struggled with its status as the “world’s highest rubbish dump” – but now at least some of the huge amount of rubbish left behind by visitors each year will be put to good use. A new gallery  is being opened in Nepal to display works of art made out of rubbish taken from Everest. It will be housed in Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) Next Centre, a visitors’ centre on the trail to Everest base camp, the gallery will highlight the issue of waste left behind on the mountain. ...
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14 Interesting Facts About Nepal

1. Map of Nepal and Portugal is similar Nepal and Portugal are alike in the world Map. They both have similar rectangular territory. If the map of Nepal is turned 90 degrees clockwise, it looks very similar to the map of Portugal. 2. Unique Nepali Calendar The Nepali calendar called Bikram Sambhat is approximately 67 years and 8.5 months ahead of Gregorian calendar. The Nepali New Year is celebrated in mid-April. 3. Slaughtering cows is illegal As a national animal of the country, slaughter...
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