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Every new year provides a chance to reflect, and for many, getting a healthier balance between work and life is a priority resolution. So, people can start their 2022 off right by planning a few moments of creativity from day one!

Creativity and mindfulness go hand in hand, and The January Challenge, from arts organisation 64 Million Artists, now in its ninth year, offers 31 chances to get involved in an accessible creative challenge, making a positive difference to your life in 2022.

Best known as a presenter on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2 and Top of the Pops, Janice Long has died. In a career that spanned five decades, she was the first woman to have her own daily show on Radio 1.

As the first woman to do so, she presented Top of the Pops for five years and had a late-night slot on Radio 2, before, latterly, being a DJ for BBC Radio 6 Music for two years, from its launch date in 2002.

Star of BBC One’s The Repair Shop, Jay Blades, and sporting legends Steve Bull and Steve Davis are the latest names to be added to the Wolverhampton Literature Festival line-up.

Hosted by the City of Wolverhampton Council, Wolverhampton Literature Festival returns from 4 to 6 February 2022 for its sixth year. The festival aims to champion the creative voices of Wolverhampton and the West Midlands and provide a platform to showcase their talents.