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Southwest England burns red on malignant melanoma map

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A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community’s risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.

The map presents population-wide health information for England and Wales.

The researchers at Imperial College London pointed out that it could not be used to see an individual’s risk.

It indicated an area’s health risk, relative to the average for England and Wales, they stressed.

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European Oceanman comes to Devon

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Thanks to Island Tribe, the latest high octane adrenaline rush hour took place at Putsborough and Croyde Beaches over the Oceanfest weekend 21-23rd June. The inaugural European Oceanman Tour kicked off with its first stop of the tour at the established GoldCoast Oceanfest in very testing conditions, forcing the event to relocate to a sheltered Putsborough, which still offered an uncharacteristic test for the elite field. For a full report visit

Island Tribe announces 15 consecutive years as a Sponsor at the GoldCoast Oceanfest

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Island Tribe and GoldCoast celebrate 15 years!Island Tribe, the choice of sporting professionals and outdoor enthusiast alike, is proud to announce their sponsorship of the European Oceanman Tour leg at the GoldCoast Oceanfest, this year to be held on 21-23 June 2013. Since the inception of GoldCoast, Island Tribe has been an integral and valued partner of the event. The leading sun protection supplier continues to expand their range offering and coverage of all those outdoor enthusiasts seeking the ultimate in protection.

Donating product and tee shirts to the elite athletes and the grass roots clinic attendees, the international brand generates awareness about skin cancer and promotes healthy outdoor lifestyles.

“As a suncare brand Island Tribe actively promotes the benefits of enjoying the great outdoors and supports various charities and private organisations in their fund raising efforts from the local Surf Lifesaving clubs to the Military. GoldCoast is the perfect lifestyle fit for our brand.” said Dan Smith from the UK Island Tribe distributor USP.

“The GoldCoast Oceanfest would not be possible without the support of dedicated sponsors like Island Tribe,” said Warren Latham Oceanfest Director and long time exponent of the Island Tribe range of products. ” We are grateful for their continued involvement and financial support whilst stoked to have them back at GoldCoast on the longest and hopefully sunniest day of the year.”

Island Tribe sponsors UK ironman

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North Devon Triathlete

North Devon triathlete Iain Hindes recently competed in the World Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Iain (41) from Barnstaple, represents the North Devon Tri club and completed in this, his second championships in Hawaii in 11hrs 52mins 10secs.

Despite missing training after injuring his back in a bike accident in August, the North Devon Triathlete was determined to take on the gruelling course. He finished the 2.4-mile swim in 1-06-33, the 112-mile cycle in 6-06-54 and the 26.2-mile run in 4-22-08.