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Somerset Paralympian officially opens new fitness facilities at 1610 Chard following major upgrade

Date: 26th Nov 2018

Category: 1610 Trust

Somerset Paralympian Footballer Giles Moore officially opened new fitness facilities at 1610 Chard following a major refurbishment of the health ......

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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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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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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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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 ......

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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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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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1610 Chard Chaser 10k expected to be a sell out event on September 10th

Date: 4th Aug 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

Around 300 runners are expected to take part in the 1610 Chard Chaser 10k on Sunday September 10 which could ......

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As Johnny Brownlee takes on the World’s biggest Triathlon… Dorset’s Triathletes line up for the Dorchester Dash!

Date: 6th Jul 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

As Johnny Brownlee prepares to battle it out at the world’s biggest Triathlon in Hamburg, during the same weekend as ......

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Unique Swim Buddy initiative launched at 1610 pools across the South West

Date: 3rd May 2017

Category: Sports

A unique swimming initiative is being launched at seven 1610 swimming pools across the South West to encourage more people ......

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South West communities make more than 6 million moves for a better world with 1610

Date: 13th Apr 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

From “Superhero” school children, to the residents of care homes, communities across the South West came together with 1610 last ......

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Why Women in Chard are “ In It Together” with new running club launch

Date: 6th Apr 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

Women in South Somerset are being urged to put on their trainers and head for 1610 Chard to take part ......

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1610 Chard celebrates first year with doubling of membership and a party

Date: 3rd Apr 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

Staff at 1610 Chard have much to celebrate this April as the state of the art fitness centre has doubled ......

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Ten million moves! 1610 challenges South West communities to get moving to beat obesity

Date: 7th Mar 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

19 1610 leisure centres in Somerset, Devon and Dorset will be taking part in the Technogym Lets Move for a ......

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How Charlotte proved that “This Girl Can” when it comes to Walking Netball in Crewkerne

Date: 7th Mar 2017

Category: Sports

Being the last girl to be picked for the netball team is a childhood memory that many women want to ......

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Hestercombe Woodland Wander on March 5 kicks off 2017 1610 Race Series

Date: 27th Feb 2017

Category: Sports

Get a Spring in your step with the inspiring beauty of Somerset’s stunning Hestercombe Woodland near Taunton which provides the ......

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Will Walking Netball be the new sporting trend to conquer the South West in 2017?

Date: 18th Jan 2017

Category: Sports

1610 is one of the first in the South West to offer Walking Netball at its leisure centres in Somerset. ......

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Why 1610 Chard is all in a 4 hour spin this October

Date: 5th Oct 2016

Category: 1610 Trust

Staff and customers at 1610 Chard will be in a spin this October for an endurance 4-hour event to raise ......

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1610 race series sees record rise in numbers of athletes taking part in 2016

Date: 5th Oct 2016

Category: Sports

Whether it is the Olympic effect or more people just want to lose weight and get fit but the 1610 ......

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1610 celebrates National Fitness Day with a carnival of creative fitness events across the South West

Date: 2nd Sep 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

From Rio to Hawaii…the South West’s largest leisure provider 1610 has taken inspiration from around the world to inspire communities ......