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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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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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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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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 ......

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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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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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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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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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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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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Paul thought it was all over…but it isn’t now thanks to Walking Football at King Alfred’s Sports Centre

Date: 20th Sep 2016

Category: Sports

Former cardiac patient Paul Lapham believed his days of playing football were long since gone but thanks to a walking ......

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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 ......

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On your marks for the new 1610 Chard Chaser 10k Sunday September 11!

Date: 30th Aug 2016

Category: Sports

Paralympian athletes will be battling it out for honours in Rio but athletes closer to home in Somerset will be ......

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Brownlee Brothers and Benson inspire Dorset’s Dorchester Dash Triathletes

Date: 17th Aug 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

The Dorchester ‘Dash’ Triathlon begins almost a week after the Olympics closing ceremony in Rio and the feel good factor ......

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1610 stirs up £10,000 for Wooden Spoon fundraising pot

Date: 22nd Jun 2016

Category: 1610 Trust

Disadvantaged and disabled children from the South West will soon be enjoying the exciting challenge of Kayaking thanks to a ......

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FC 1610 prove team spirit is the way to win where Disability Counts!

Date: 13th Jun 2016

Category: Sports

Leicester City may have been the surprising winners of the Premiership this year but even they would be envious of ......

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King Alfred Sports Centre launches UK first Prama programme for children

Date: 28th Apr 2016

Category: Families

Babies, Toddlers and young children in Somerset will be the first in the UK to try the new interactive sensory ......

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Record numbers of runners turn out for 1610 Bridgwater Bolt 10k

Date: 19th Apr 2016

Category: Sports

Record breaking numbers of runners turned out for the Bridgwater Bolt 10k on Sunday April 17, with more than 550 ......