The coronavirus restrictions we’ve all had to live with have taught us the importance of getting outside and into the fresh air. Whether you step out to get your daily exercise in or to walk a furry friend, there’s plenty of reasons why braving the cold of the North East and stretching your legs can be good for your health too.

A slow- paced version of the beautiful game is helping members of Parkinson’s UK North Tyneside branch to lead a more active lifestyle. Thanks to a £387 grant from the council’s Active North Tyneside Community Fund, the group of over 60s are enjoying playing Walking Football which has many health benefits. The group has been… Read More

The Active North Tyneside team are here to encourage everyone to try and get active, everyday. The team are funded by Public Health and are part of North Tyneside Council’s Sport and Leisure Service. Around one in two women and a third of men in England are damaging their health through a lack of physical… Read More

Move More, Live More

How much physical activity should we do to stay healthy? Physical activity is good for us. It helps fight disease, it helps control our weight, it lowers our stress levels, it helps boost our confidence and self esteem. Taking part in regular physical activity means we’re better able to get on with our daily lives,… Read More