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How a North Devon mum and daughter face new exercise challenges to battle the lung condition Bronchiectasis

Date: 15th Oct 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

A mum and daughter from North Devon are taking on new exercise challenges in the battle to overcome the lung ......

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Chris shows he is all heart as he Skydives in memory of his father

Date: 8th Oct 2018

Category: 1610 Trust

As the manager of three 1610 leisure centres in Bridgwater and Highbridge, Chris Skidmore takes a leading role in inspiring ......

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Father and daughter take on grueling John O’Groats to Land’s End cycling challenge for charity

Date: 28th Sep 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

A Wellness Coach from 1610 Chard Vicki Stanners will be testing her own fitness to the limit this October when ......

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How exercise helped Highbridge woman conquer back pain and anxiety

Date: 26th Sep 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

It is estimated that almost half the adult population (43%) or 28 million people in the UK are living with ......

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West Somerset gymnasts showcase their skills at Get Set Go Gymnastics launch

Date: 13th Sep 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Some of West Somerset’s most talented and up and coming young gymnasts have been showcasing their skills at the official ......

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How 1610 and FANS scheme supports Somerset’s promising young athletes

Date: 10th Sep 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

A promising young gymnast from Highbridge in Somerset is being given free access to sports facilities by 1610 to help ......

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Mandy is Get Set Go for 1610 Chard Chaser 10k Sunday September 9

Date: 3rd Sep 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

When the runners taking part in the 1610 Chard Chaser 10k line up on the starting line on Sunday September ......

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How swimming lessons at Trinity pool helped a Cannington 10- year- old to swim his way to a life changing scholarship

Date: 3rd Aug 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

When ten-year old Austin Ranson from Cannington near Bridgwater first began swimming lessons at Trinity Sports & Leisure, little did ......

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Primary pupils in Shepton Mallet and South Somerset Get Set Go to get active and combat obesity

Date: 6th Jul 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

More primary school pupils in Shepton Mallet and South Somerset are being encouraged to take up multi sports and wellness ......

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Why West Somerset youngsters are Get Set Go for gymnastics programme expansion

Date: 3rd Jul 2018

Category: Families

More West Somerset preschool and primary school pupils than ever before are embracing a greater range of multi sports and ......

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1610 expands its operations in North Devon with the management of South Molton swimming pool

Date: 3rd Jul 2018

Category: 1610 Trust

South Molton Leisure Trust which had previously managed the site decided to seek a new operator to safeguard the long-term ......

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Bridgwater swimmer Rich Hill racks up more golds in run up to European Masters

Date: 1st Jun 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

The gold medals just keep on coming for Bridgwater swimmer Rich Hill who has won 4 gold medals and two ......

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How insulin injections could become a thing of the past for Type 2 Diabetes sufferer from Bideford thanks to diet and exercise

Date: 1st Jun 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

4 million people in the UK are currently living with Diabetes, which is more than ever before and if nothing ......

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One of Dorset’s promising young sailors sets his sights on World Championships in China thanks to FANS scheme and 1610

Date: 25th May 2018

Category: Sports

Imagine having to break the ice before getting into a boat and sailing for 6 hours alone in your boat ......

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Obese men in Taunton challenged to take on MAN v FAT Football at Castle Sports Centre

Date: 21st May 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Kicking a football around with your mates maybe a forgotten and pleasurable past time for many of us but now ......

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Dorset children with disabilities aim high in sport with new funding for unique programme at Dorchester Sports Centre

Date: 15th May 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

More children with learning difficulties and disabilities in Dorset will be able to aim high in sport thanks to increased ......

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West Somerset pupils find out why doing well at school may start with a hop, skip and a jump!

Date: 15th May 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

700 pupils from across West Somerset have been taking part in” Wake and Shake” sessions at their school assemblies organised ......

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Taunton couple’s bid to cycle 400 miles to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer testing

Date: 1st May 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

A Taunton couple will be cycling 400 miles across the month of May all without leaving 1610 Castle Sports Centre ......

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Wellness Works manager role

Date: 26th Apr 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Fancy becoming a part of our team in managing our exercise referral scheme across 2 different sites? https://www.1610.org.uk/about-1610/jobs/wellness-works-coordinator/...

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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 ......