Cycling for the over-50s takes off in Swindon

October 6, 2010

Source: CTC – the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation

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Date of publication: September 2010

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: Cycling sessions for the over-50s have been very successful at encouraging both beginners, and those with limited confidence or cycling experience, to enjoy cycling and continue with it. Sessions are free and are held weekly for 8 weeks, initially taking place on a safe, traffic-free, local athletics track.

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Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: National Heart Forum e-news briefing 15.9.2010

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Physical activity on referral in Blackpool

October 6, 2010

Source: NHS Blackpool

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Date of publication: September 2010

Publication type: Press release 

In a nutshell: The ‘Y Active’ physical activity on referral scheme has been launched in Blackpool, funded by NHS Blackpool and run by the YMCA. The scheme intends to offer a wide range of activities and locations, to engage people, especially inactive patients with existing healthcare conditions. The press release includes a link to a specimen referral form.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.


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