Physical inactivity poses a serious and growing danger to our society. It damages our health, economy and environment, and limits the educational attainment and futures of our children.

A quarter of all adults in England fail to do enough physical activity to benefit their health, whilst 12.5 million people do not raise their heart level for more than half an hour per week.

17% of premature deaths in the UK every year are caused by inactivity, costing £7.4 billion annually. Levels of inactivity are placing an unsustainable burden on already strained resources.

In Suffolk, a unique partnership of local authorities, public sector bodies, the voluntary sector and private companies has been established to begin to turn the tide of inactivity.

This partnership is branded Most Active County.

ActivLives Community Games takes place this Friday

A sports event with a difference is being held once again in Ipswich. The third ActivLives Community Games, being held on Friday 24th November at the Gainsborough Sports Centre in Ipswich, is part of the ActivIpswich sports project for people who are over...

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World champion inspires local swimmers

Six times World Champion, Mark Foster made a splash during half term, coaching young stars of tomorrow at Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre. Abbeycroft Leisure hosted the one-day swimming camp, which has run throughout the UK, on Thursday 26th October. The...

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