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.
The East Anglian Sailing Trust (EAST) is one step away from scooping a prestigious national award. The charity, which gives adults and children with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy sailing, helping them gain independence and confidence and engage...read more
A cycle event aimed at inspiring women and girls to get cycling will return to the Suffolk town of Southwold for its third year. This year’s Women on Wheels (WoW) will take place on Sunday 22nd July. Three routes have been designed to suit all abilities; 7...read more
Around 200 women took part in the ‘Women on Wheels’ ladies charity cycle ride in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday 8th July in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. Celebrating it’s fifth year in Bury, the Women on Wheels cycle ride, known as the WoW Ride for short, is a fantastic...read more