Our public health projects
We are a member of the ECO Stars scheme. ECO Stars is a fuel management and operational efficiency support program, designed as a measure for local authorities to improve local air quality by reducing emissions from heavy duty vehicles including bus and HGV fleets. To find out more visit the ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme website.
Walking Football is a slow-paced version of the beautiful game aimed at those who are 50+ years and is a great way to keep fit. Public health services have partnered with Age UK Mid Devon, Exeter City Football Club, Active Devon and Mid Devon Leisure to set up Walking Football programs at the following locations:
|Mondays||7:30pm to 8:30pm||Culm Valley Sports Centre, Cullompton|
|Wednesdays||7:00pm to 8:00pm||Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, Crediton|
|Thursdays||11:30am to 12:30pm||Magelake Parish Pavilion, Uffculme|
A new 12 week program to help you improve your physical fitness is now available through your GP or health professional. The Active Start scheme provides specialised, supervised exercise sessions for anyone whose fitness and health conditions can be improved by regular exercise.
The program is being offered at a special introductory discounted monthly price or pay as you go reduced rates. It's suitable for a wide range of people and conditions, including those who may not have exercised before, or not for a very long time. Examples of conditions include:
- high blood pressure;
- Mental health issues, and;
For more details, contact one of the Mid Devon Leisure centres below, or see your GP or health professional:
|Culm Valley||Exe Valley||Lords Meadow|
|01884 234320||01884 234900||01884 234970|
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