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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

Stress Awareness for Everyone

The Linskill Centre in North Shields is hosting its second Stress Awareness Day on Tuesday 20 October 2015 from 11.00am until 3.00pm.   For further details please see attached poster and programme.

Is your BMI between 25 and 35?  Are you resident of North Tyneside?  Registration is now open for our ‘September 2015’ Weight Worries Programme.  Please refer to the main ‘Weight Worries’ page for further information:- Weight Worries Info Page Or check out the video below:- Weight Worries Video

Disney Change 4 Life

Change4Life and Disney have teamed up to help kids have fun and move more this summer. Sign up now for the 10 Minute Shake Up and get:- A free pack with fun activity cards, Disney themed wall chart and stickers Loads of activities on the 10 Minute Shake Up Zone – inspired by your kids’… Read More

Active North Tyneside has introduced a community fund for local community groups, organisations and registered charities who provide a service in North  Tyneside to get local communities active. Applicants can apply for support of up to £500, however applications exceeding this may be considered.  Further details can be found on the application form here.

In a world full of fast paced technology and labour saving devices are we all getting lazier? Its time to stop and think before we push yet another button. Is there an alternative way to do it? A way that will make us move more? ‘Tweak your Week’ might just be a step in the right direction! It’s not about how we… 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

Around 80% of cases of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by maintaining a healthy weight, eating well and being active. Visit the Diabetes UK website for more information just click  Here

National Walking Month

National Walking Month Get inspired… where will walking take you? Throughout the month Living Streets will be offering tips, tools, fun facts and inspirational stories – not to mention a whole host of activities to get you out and enjoying your walks even more. Walk to School Week Every year Walk to School Week brings together nearly… Read More

On Your Feet Britain

Did you know… major international research has produced compelling evidence that sitting for more than 4 hours each day leads to:- Enzymes responsible for burning harmful blood fats shutting down Reduced calorie burning (Metabolic rate) Disrupted blood sugar levels Increased insulin and blood pressure levels Leg muscles switch off Think about how you can be… Read More