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.

Sports equipment now on offer at six Suffolk Libraries

Suffolk Libraries is doing its bit to make Suffolk the most active county in England with six libraries now offering a range of sports equipment which customers can borrow. The ‘Move It’ scheme is a pilot project which will offer people the chance to...

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Holiday activity programme gains National Lottery support

Suffolk County Council has been awarded almost £9,000 National Lottery funding for a programme of activities during the school summer holidays aimed at addressing the triple inequalities of holiday hunger, isolation and inactivity. The programme will provide a range...

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