Posts Categorized: News

How are you?

There is only One You; take a free health quiz and make small changes now to improve your health today and in the future. To take the ‘How Are You’ online quiz, visit the One You website. Modern life makes it hard to be healthy. Without knowing it, by the time we reach our 40s… Read More

Let’s get Food Smart

We’re all eating too much sugar While some kids look fine on the outside, too much sugar can lead to the build-up of harmful fat on the inside that we can’t see. This fat can cause serious diseases in the future such as type 2 diabetes. Eating too much sugar can also cause tooth decay… Read More

Looking for something to do with the kids in the October Half Term Holidays? Search no more – check out the No Limits Holiday Programme, which is packed with a variety of activities for all ages. No Limits – October Half Term Holiday Activity Programme  

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