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.
Members of the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service will be making a splash at Suffolk's biggest open water swimming event next Saturday as part of their charity fundraising efforts. Fourteen team members are taking on the Great East Swim on Saturday 23 June...read more
Four people who have been chosen to join a team to go from beginner runners to completing the Simplyhealth Great East Run met with a GB international runner to kickstart their training. British marathon runner Lily Partridge, who finished 8th as the first...read more
Some of Suffolk’s supporting partners, guests and councillors have had the chance to ride a section of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour, ahead of the Grand Depart next month. Around 25 riders joined TV presenter, journalist and author Rebecca Charlton and...read more