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.
Download a copy of the ‘MOVE’ supplement in the East Anglian Daily Times here…
Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre has become the first Exercise Referral Scheme in Suffolk to be awarded a new county-wide quality standard. The new quality standard has been developed by Suffolk County Council Public Health, and county wide partners, for Exercise...read more
A message from Brad Jones, editor at the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star, following the publication of inaugural ‘Move!’ supplement“Being more active is good for both our physical and mental health – so why don’t more people do it?“Perhaps it’s because we...read more
The role of physical activity in addressing loneliness and isolation has been brought sharply in to focus at a special event in the county.National and local experts in wellbeing, communities and physical activity were at Wherstead Park in Ipswich yesterday attending...read more