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.
Young people in Ipswich have been enjoying activity sessions over the school summer holidays. The Fit and Fed sessions are free of charge, for children aged 10 - 14, and are running in the morning from 10.30am – 12.30pm at either Westbourne, Chantry or...read more
Suffolk Special Olympics athletes prepare to represent our region at Anniversary Games in Scotland Four Ipswich badminton players will be amongst a select group of athletes who will be competing at the forthcoming Special Olympics Anniversary Games. The...read more
A ground-breaking project was launched today (Tuesday 24 July) to provide regular sports-based reminiscence activities for care home residents and visitors. Sporting Memories Network CIC, in partnership with the Suffolk County Council led Most Active...read more