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Energize Shropshire Telford and Wrekin

Active Partnership

A local charity and one of 43 organisations within the Active Partnerships network, Energize work collaboratively with local and national partners to create the conditions for an active nation using the power of sport and physical activity to transform lives. They strive to tackle inactivity and address inequalities in participation by influencing change at all levels so that living an active lifestyle is normal behaviour for everyone, organisations and the whole of society. For more information or to find the activities on offer near you visit the Energize Shropshire Telford and Wrekin homepage, select What we Do and choose from the drop down list provided.

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Age UK Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

An independent, local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers for over 70 years. With offices in Shrewsbury and Ludlow, they encourage everyone to love later life by providing information and advice, home help, a befriending service as well as a variety of activities and events to suit all abilities. These include a wide range of exercises classes and other physical activities such as Walking Groups, Walking Football and Dance Classes to name but a few, to help keep people moving and healthy in later life as well as offering the opportunity to meet new people. To find out more visit the Age UK Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin homepage and select Activities and Events and/or Our Services.

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FREE Joint Pain Programme – Telford

Nuffield Health

A free 12-week Joint Pain Programme embracing the idea that physical activity can manage and prevent joint pain issues. Designed by experts in physical and mental health combining education, physical activity and emotional wellbeing support. And it works… People completing the programme report a significant improvement in symptoms, an improvement in quality of life and feel better able to manage in the long term. In addition to expert advice and hands-on instruction, the programme is delivered in the Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centres across the UK in groups of up to ten people, creating a support network and helping you to achieve your goals as a team. You will receive free complete access to all facilities at the Fitness and Wellbeing Centre during the duration of the programme and a significantly discounted full membership after. For more information and how to self refer please visit their website.

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