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.
Suffolk Libraries will be holding a new countywide event on Sunday 27 January. Super Happy Sunday will focus on improving people's health and happiness at what can be a gloomy time of year.Suffolk Libraries has teamed up with East of England Co-op, Abbeycroft...read more
The Great Run Local (GRL) Holbrook, previously held at the Holbrook Community Centre, has moved to the picturesque Alton Water Reservoir in Stutton. The event, which started in April 2018, has encouraged local residents to get active through a choice of a 2k or a 5k...read more
Lavinia was one of 77 individuals who signed up and took part in the Great East Swim outreach programme in 2018 and has not looked back since.Of her experience, Lavina said: “Life changing. Confidence boosting. I have strengthened friendships, increased confidence...read more