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.
The first ever closed road community cycling event for Bury St Edmunds took place on Sunday 30th September, with around 500 cyclists of all ages and abilities cycling on traffic-free roads around the town centre. Participants were all provided with high-vis vests,...read more
A sports event with a difference is to be held once again in Ipswich. The fourth ActivLives Celebration Community Games will be held on Tuesday 9th October at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich. It is targeted at adults who are not currently taking part in...read more
Local boxing hero Anthony Ogogo was in Ipswich yesterday (21st September) to help the Ipswich business community raise funding for Suffolk’s future sporting stars. Ogogo, who won a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics, was guest of honour and headline...read more