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.

 

 

 

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Magic Little Grants 2019 is now live!

Thanks to an award of £550,000 from Postcode Community Trust, funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, Magic Little Grants 2019 is now live.The fund gives local charities and community groups the chance to apply online for a £500 grant to deliver projects...

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New Pokemon Go-style app set to get Lowestoft moving

A new ambitious project aimed at getting Lowestoft moving has been launched. Spearheaded by Sentinel Leisure Trust in partnership with Lowestoft Town Council, Oulton Broad Parish Council, Carlton Colville Town Council, Carlton Marshes (Suffolk Wildlife Trust) and...

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Runners on journey to half marathon ambition

A team of 40 Suffolk residents previously classed as inactive are well on their way to realising their dream of taking on a half marathon this Autumn.The participants in the Simplyhealth Great East Run Outreach Programme are currently receiving expert coaching as they...

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