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1610 backs Bradworthy teacher aiming to make history by being first woman to swim from Hartland Point to Lundy Island

Date: 5th Aug 2019

Category: Sports

Sadie Davies has become a familiar sight to staff and swimmers at 1610 Torridge Pool in recent months as she ......

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You have a friend in me! How a unique friendship between 3 Bideford girls has led to national sporting success

Date: 4th Jul 2019

Category: Health & Fitness

Sport may be famous for its fierce competition and rivalry but three young women in Bideford are proving that friendship ......

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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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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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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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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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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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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 ......

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Why a running club proved to be the road to recovery for North Devon painter Louise

Date: 29th Mar 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

For Bideford painter and decorator Louise Jeffery being fit and active has been very much part of her working life, ......

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Bideford woman conquers lifelong fear of going into water thanks to 1610

Date: 20th Feb 2018

Category: Health & Fitness

A North Devon woman who has had a life- long fear of getting into water has conquered her fears and ......

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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 ......

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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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Two 1610 Holsworthy Pool staff are nominated for national awards

Date: 18th May 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

1610 staff at Holsworthy Pool are celebrating after two of their activity leaders have been nominated for two prestigious national ......

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How 1610 has inspired a Bideford woman to overcome serious illness to take on a Half Ironman

Date: 10th May 2017

Category: Sports

A North Devon woman who has overcome a serious illness is to take on the gruelling challenge of a Half ......

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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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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 ......