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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 ......

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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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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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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 ......