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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 ......

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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 ......

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Adam’s aspires to a Channel swim without leaving Holsworthy

Date: 27th Aug 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

Adam Peaty may have inspired the nation with his incredible world record beating Gold medal in the 100 metres breaststroke ......

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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 teams up with Finding Dory to help South West children get active this summer

Date: 28th Jul 2016

Category: Families

Children across the South West are being encouraged to take part in the Finding Dory interactive swim sessions at three ......

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Holsworthy swimming initiative that changes lives for the better

Date: 13th Jul 2016

Category: Sports

With rising levels of child and adult obesity in the UK, Holsworthy Leisure Centre in North Devon has been fighting ......