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.

 

Download a copy of the ‘MOVE’ supplement in the East Anglian Daily Times here…

Sudbury Memory Walk launches with a new date

Following the success of last year’s Sudbury Memory Walk where 168 walkers of all ages stepped out despite the terrible weather, in memory of all those families living with or having lost someone with dementia, the event organisers Abbeycroft Leisure, have announced...

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Places available for life-changing Great East Run challenge

40 Suffolk residents who are currently inactive are being given the opportunity to change their lives and sign up for a supported run training programme in Ipswich, with the aim of completing the challenge of the Simplyhealth Great East Run half marathon on the...

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Countdown is on to football-based community event

The countdown is on to a football-based community event in Ipswich.Suffolk KickOff@3 is offering the chance for teenagers, between the aged of 13 and 16, to compete in a football tournament to win prizes and raise funds for local charity, YMCA Trinity Group. The event...

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