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How running took James on a personal journey from grief to helping others

Date: 19th Apr 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

When 24- year old James Pugsley guides his running club members out on their twice weekly run through the lanes ......

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Why a running club proved to be the road to recovery for North Devon painter Louise

Date: 29th Mar 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

For Bideford painter and decorator Louise Jeffery being fit and active has been very much part of her working life, ......

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Why Wake and Shake can help West Somerset pupils with their ABC

Date: 23rd Mar 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

With rising obesity rates in children in the UK being a cause for concern some West Somerset pupils are starting ......

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How smart training and Trinity have helped Bridgwater swimmer to make it to the European Masters

Date: 13th Mar 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

A Bridgwater swimmer looks set to take on Europe’s elite swimmers later this year at the Len European Masters Championships ......

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Why going for a Spin gives real heart to a West Somerset family

Date: 21st Feb 2018

Category: 1610 Trust

When 1610 Sports Development Manager Suzanne Richards climbs on to her spinning bike for a gruelling 4- hour charity fundraising ......

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Bideford woman conquers lifelong fear of going into water thanks to 1610

Date: 20th Feb 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

A North Devon woman who has had a life- long fear of getting into water has conquered her fears and ......

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Why walkies just got competitive at the Hestercombe Woodland Wander and Doggy Dash!

Date: 20th Feb 2018

Category: 1610 Trust

A dog may be a man’s best friend, well now they will have the chance to prove it by limbering ......

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Football Parties!

Date: 16th Jan 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Book your child's birthday party with us! Any age between 5-11! Your party will consist of 20-30 minutes of skill ......

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1610 has joined the fight for every heart beat to help the British Heart Foundation’s lifesaving research

Date: 11th Jan 2018

Category: 1610 Trust

Dedicated staff at 1610, one of the South West’s leading sports and leisure groups, have shown they’re all heart by ......

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The British Heart Foundation Walk For The Heart!

Date: 10th Jan 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Here at 1610 Chard we are holding an event on the 15th of March at 13:30 PM. Walk for the ......

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1610 Chard becomes Dementia Friendly

Date: 21st Dec 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

Christmas may be about reuniting with family and friends but for many families this happy time of year means having ......

Why at 31 Melissa has what it takes to be Apprentice of the Year in Bridgwater & Taunton College Apprenticeship Awards

Date: 5th Dec 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

Melissa Teacy proves it’s never too late to try something new as she has just scooped the Apprentice of the ......

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How a free kick led 1610 Activity leader Cameron to become a social media star

Date: 5th Dec 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

Activity Leader at Castle Sports Centre in Taunton who works with children is also a successful social media star and ......

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1610 wins prestigious National Award for Transformational Leadership in the Leisure industry

Date: 5th Dec 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

1610 wins prestigious national award for its inspirational leadership and staff development in the UK Active Training Awards....

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Why Terry ‘s battle for fitness may inspire a West Somerset community

Date: 5th Dec 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

For Terry Wilson, the gym at West Somerset has given him a new lease of life after his leg was ......

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On your marks and a Ho Ho Ho! for the Santa Dash in Bridgwater November 26

Date: 7th Nov 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

Residents of Bridgewater will be guaranteed an early sighting of Father Christmas this November, in fact there won’t be just ......

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West Country runners enjoy autumn’s glory with inspiring 10ks at Castle Cary and Shepton Mallet

Date: 2nd Oct 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

Some of Somerset’s most stunning and beautiful locations will be the backdrop for some of the West Country’s most gruelling ......

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South West school children celebrate National Fitness Day thanks to 1610

Date: 20th Sep 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

School children from across the West Country will be able to join in with National Fitness Day (Wednesday 27 September) ......

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Hockeyfest takes off at Cresta Leisure Centre Chard August 20

Date: 14th Aug 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

Mums, Dads, kids and all the family are being encouraged to pick up a hockey stick and get playing with ......

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£50,000 gym refurbishment brings new fitness innovation to Bridgwater and West Somerset

Date: 11th Aug 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

Bridgwater and West Somerset residents will soon be able to scale a Norwegian mountain or feel as though they are ......