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    • Active Health is our scheme for physical activity opportunities for those referred by a medical professional. There can be a range of medical reasons for referral, and a range of exercise programmes available across the county in Leisure Centres and other local facilities at a reduced rate.

    • To increase your opportunities for daily physical activity, consider walking or cycling to work or to pick your children up from school, get help with planning a safe route.

    • For Wiltshire based diabetes support you can find the Warminster diabetes UK group here and the Chippenham diabetes UK district group here.

    • Learn about the award winning X-Pert courses and find out how to book your free place

    • To get support on achieving your healthy lifestyle goals you may want to seek support from our Health Trainers.

      The Health trainer team can offer 6 free 1 hour sessions of one-one support for healthy eating, increasing physical activity, reducing alcohol intake, stopping smoking and emotional wellbeing. They will help to build confidence and motivation to enable you to achieve your goals, in a supportive and encouraging way.

    • From gentle activities to active sports and beyond, there’s a lot happening all over Wiltshire to help you live well with Diabetes. Learn more here

    • Free weekly Parkrun 5k events for all ages on Saturday mornings, walk, run, jog, volunteer, spectate.

    • Walking sports are traditional sports played at a slower, walking pace. This means they are accessible to older people, people who thought they could never play again due to injury, age or medical condition or people that have never played before but would like to start something social, fun and enjoyable. Learn more here

    • Wiltshire information and support to help you stop smoking can be found here

    • For support on managing your own mental wellbeing have a look at our IAPT service. Courses are subject to change.

    • Bath Diabetes Group meets quarterly. For more information please email or call Clive Johnstone on 07802 837377.

    • Learn about the award winning X-Pert courses and find out how to book your free place

    • Get Set to Go aims to improve the quality of life for anyone with a mental health problem through access to sport and physical activity in the local community. With support from Sport England and the National Lottery, Get Set to Go is proven to help overcome the barriers that some of us face when trying to get active for our physical and mental health.

    • Bath and North East Somerset boasts a huge range of leisure and sporting facilities that are open to the public. Find your nearest facility here

    • B&NES lifestyle and wellness services help people get active, lose weight and become smoke free. They also run services to help people find employment and volunteer opportunities as well as providing access to a huge range of wellbeing courses.

      Whatever your wellness goal, there’s something for you in B&NES and the team of friendly advisors are always on hand to help. Call free on 0300 247 0203 to speak to an advisor.

    • MyScript is a service available to anyone registered with a GP in B&NES and can be accessed either through the GP or via a self-referral. The service provides support for anyone experiencing social, emotional or physical health difficulties and through one-to-one appointments, helps you to access specialist services and community groups in the area.

    • Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs on Saturday mornings. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; children and pets also welcome! Find my Parkrun.

    • A free wellbeing service for people with long term health conditions, including educational courses and individual face-to-face sessions or telephone support. For more information call 01225 675150 to arrange an appointment.

    • The aim of Walking Football is both to draw once-active people back to their sporting roots and also to engage those who want to gradually improve their fitness in a social environment.

    • Walking is the perfect activity for most people as it is accessible, you do not need to travel far to be able to do it, it doesn’t cost you anything, you do not need any special equipment, it can help you make friends and you can start gently and build up. Check out information on walking your way to health and also easy going walks in B&NES

    • The rules of walking netball are essentially the same as the traditional game, but by reducing the speed and taking out jumping, the game becomes much more accessible to those who are less active, injured or have previously been unable to take part due to ongoing illness. With less impact/stress on the joints, Walking Netball leaves plenty more time for lots of laughter and fun.

    • For information about free courses such as Diabetes cookery, Mindfulness, Yoga and other activities and groups that are happening around Bath and North East Somerset to support people’s wellbeing visit our wellbeing college website or call our wellbeing advisors on 01225 831820.

    • Wellbeing options supports adults in B&NES to live full and independent lives. Here you will find information about local care providers, services and activities, along with links to other useful websites and resources.