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Walking for Health

The Healthwise programme is part of the not-for-profit charitable Social Enterprise and leisure operator Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) which operates under the brand “Better”. Currently running over 250 sport and leisure facilities and libraries on behalf of local authorities in London and across the UK, it is now running short, free, accessible health walks led by trained leaders in Cambridge.

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Healthy You

Healthy You Cambridgeshire and Peterborough offers a behaviour change approach to improving the health of local communities by delivering integrated, dynamic and bespoke prevention and treatment solutions. Working in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and the NHS to support older people maintain a high quality of life by remaining active and independent. Healthy You offer the encouragement and motivational support needed to successfully make changes and set achievable goals to help people improve their health and wellbeing. The Falls Prevention programme is one of the many services offered in this area.

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Let’s Get Moving Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire County Council

Funded by Cambridgeshire County Council Health Committee and delivered in partnership with Living Sport and the five District Councils across Cambridgeshire, Let’s Get Moving Cambridgeshire aims to improve the health of the county population, specifically by increasing levels of physical activity. By promoting existing opportunities as well as developing new opportunities, District Coordinators will provide the support to individuals, communities, clubs and other organisations in order to develop accessible opportunities and engagement to encourage local people to get active, get fit and stay healthy. Cambridgeshire has many opportunities to take part in sport or physical activity. To find out more and how to Get Active Near You visit their website.

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Living Sport

Active Partnerships

A local charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the people of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough through participation in sport and physical activity. One of 43 Active Partnerships, funded by Sport England to raise the profile, and engagement, of sport with local strategic partnerships, and to increase community participation in sport. Passionate about sport and physical activity, they aim to ensuring everyone has access to opportunities to participate in sport whatever their circumstances.

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Start-Up and Healthwise Exercise Referral Schemes

Cambridge City Council and Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) Partnership

In Cambridge City, there are two exercise referral services for residents to access, who are living with a long-term medical condition, such as arthritis. Both services provide tailored physical activity programmes and professional support to help adults become more active and better manage their health.

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An independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status, managing a number of Peterborough’s most popular culture and leisure venues on behalf of Peterborough City Council. Vivacity’s Health and Wellbeing programme is designed with you in mind. Whether you’re looking to adjust your lifestyle to improve a health condition or simply need a little advice to become more active, our specialist health services are here to support you. From ‘Specialist Condition Classes’ to ‘General Exercise Classes’ there really is something for everyone. To find your nearest Vivacity leisure centre and find an activity that’s right for you, please visit their website.

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