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Dorchester Sports Centre plays leading role in helping Dorset to become more active

Date: 15th May 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

Dorchester Sports Centre is taking a leading role in helping Dorset communities to become more active following a £284,000 refurbishment ......

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How personal tragedy inspired a Bridgwater couple to take on a series of running challenges

Date: 30th Apr 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

As hundreds of runners take their places at the starting line at the Bridgwater Bolt 10k this May for one ......

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1610 Chard showcases exciting new ‘nutrition’ workshop to help end the cycle of yo yo dieting

Date: 26th Apr 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

With summer fast approaching many of us might be thinking about losing weight, and for some this might not be ......

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1610 inspires the South West to donate more than 5 million moves in global fitness campaign

Date: 8th Apr 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

1610 leisure centres in the South West have proved that have what it takes to inspire local communities to get ......

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Holsworthy Swim School makes a splash with 350% increase in babies and toddlers signed up for lessons

Date: 5th Apr 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

Talented swim teachers at Holsworthy Pool have been inspiring more children than ever before to take to the water to ......

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Why a million moves could be a winner for Dorchester in global campaign to fight obesity.

Date: 13th Mar 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

From litter picking to dog walking…Dorchester Sports Centre is joining forces with the local community to get moving as part ......

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Let’s Move! …Chard factory workers and school children join 1610 for a global fitness challenge

Date: 13th Mar 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

From factory workers to schoolchildren, Chard is being galvanised by 1610 to take part in a global fitness campaign to ......

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How a retired Musgrove Nurse from Bridgwater overcame her lifelong fear of deep water to take on a marathon swim

Date: 5th Mar 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

Many of us take for granted the pleasure of swimming with family and friends when we are on holiday or ......

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Why “Keep Line Dancing” has inspired a Chard woman in her personal remission from terminal cancer

Date: 1st Mar 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

For the members of a Line Dancing class at 1610 Chard the weekly dance session is a great opportunity to ......

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How 1610 and the FANS scheme helps rising Waterpolo star Poppy prepare for Australian challenge.

Date: 7th Dec 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Australians are well known for their success in water sports but a rising star in the world of Waterpolo from ......

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Why North Devon children are to Get Set Go thanks to 1610 activity scheme in Somerset

Date: 30th Nov 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

An innovative 1610 multi sports and activities scheme for children in Somerset looks set to repeat its success by expanding ......

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1610 in Bridgwater joins forces with NHS in new national health initiative to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Date: 26th Nov 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

1610 has joined forces with the NHS to spearhead a new health initiative to help prevent Somerset residents from developing ......

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Why a nine- year- old North Devon girl dreams of swimming in the Paralympics

Date: 12th Nov 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Many of us take life skills such as swimming for granted but for one nine- year- old girl from North ......

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Work gets underway on £284,000 investment to transform Dorchester Sports Centre into one of the South West’s most advanced leisure centres

Date: 7th Nov 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Work is now underway on a major £284,000 investment to revolutionise facilities at Dorchester Sports Centre which will transform it ......

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Why Rosie is the real winner at the Shepton Mallet 10k

Date: 23rd Oct 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

Endurance runners from across the South West will be heading for Shepton Mallet this weekend for one of the most ......

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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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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 ......