Customers enjoy free health checks at Crown Glass Shopping Centre, Nailsea

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By Carol_Deacon | Monday, January 28, 2013, 10:35

Backwell couple Carly Brian and Kriss Chambers popped into Nailsea to book their wedding trip and found themselves learning about what makes hearts go 'boom bang a bang'.

Crown Glass Shopping Centre was staging a free health and wellbeing day at the weekend.

A shop unit at Colliers Walk was turned into an instant health centre for shoppers to receive blood pressure checks and advice on beating winter ailments.

Carly and Kriss were one of the first customers at the Arrhythmia Alliance stand.

The Arrhythmia Alliance which is a coalition of patients, professionals, charities, government bodies, industry representatives and care providers that works to promote the timely diagnosis and effective management of abnormal heart rhythms. 

Information and support manager Jo Jerrome was operating the Know Your Pulse machine and gave the soon-to-weds a health check.

Carly said: "We came into Nailsea to book a trip to Cyprus, where we are getting married in May, and saw the free check-ups on offer.  

"We both learned a lot and found it very interesting."

Staff from Nailsea Family Practice and Tower House Pharmacy also helped out along with holistic therapist and reflexologist Karen Bartley.

Centre manager James Lucas said: "This was the latest in a series of free events we are holding at Crown Glass. 

"Health and wellbeing are particularly important topics at this time of year so we wanted to give shoppers the opportunity for some advice and assistance." 

Recent events at Crown Glass have included a pet advise session, Halloween trick 'n' treat trail and festive carol singing.

The centre is also sponsoring a new free loyalty card scheme which gives customers a discount at participating stores.

      

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