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3 August

Local children present ideas on healthy schools

  Young leaders from primary schools in the Wednesbury Learning Community are aiming to make their schools healthier and happier places to learn. Young leaders from each of the local primary school councils have been meeting together regularly to plan joint projects. They wanted to focus on healthy eating, physical activity, personal, social, health and...

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    12 July

    Anyone for tennis?

    Have you been glued to Wimbledon this year? Want to have a go at tennis but not sure where to start? Join Sandwell Leisure Trust for the Big Sleuth family tennis sessions at Sandwell Valley. Sessions are held every Monday throughout the summer from 6-7:30pm. Sessions are free of charge. No need to book –...

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      20 June

      Get Healthy for Summer!

      With the days getting longer and warmer it’s a perfect opportunity to get out and get active. Here are some top tips: 1. Set yourself a goal for summer Many people find that having a goal can help motivate them to get more active. It could be signing up for a new class at your...

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        27 April

        Peter finds the package that’s right for him

        Peter was told about Healthy Sandwell through the hospital last year as he wanted to get some tips to get healthy. Being 74 and suffering from Type 2 Diabetes, Healthy Sandwell were able to find a package that was suitable for his bespoke needs. 4 months later, he was enjoying the local programmes and has...

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          22 February

          Sean loses 21 stone in 2 years!

          Trucker Sean Elms from Tipton, used to where 7XL clothes, and struggled to walk down the street without getting out of breath. He tried a few times to lose some weight, but always slipped back to bad habits. Sean signed up for a 12 week free weight watchers programme, funded by Healthy Sandwell, and then...

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