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Greenwich Get Active News

Street Party is a big hit

Last month the Greenwich Get Active team attended the Crathie Road ‘BIG Lunch’ Street Party to deliver a football taster session and Aerobics class to the families in attendance.

Posted on 10 Jul 2014

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On the road to becoming more active

After signing up to Greenwich Get Active, on the mobile unit parked in Orangery Lane car park in Eltham earlier this year, Alan Shearer decided to take up cycling and now completes 20 miles on his bike a day.

Posted on 09 Jul 2014

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A taster of tennis

Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s Health Improvement Team visited the Greenwich City Tennis Club recently for a team building day.

Posted on 04 Jul 2014

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Police donate bikes

Lt Col Bob Christopher form the Royal Artillery Barracks Woolwich and Sgt Mark Gilchrist of the Metropolitan police joined forces with the Greenwich Get Active programme (GGA) and one of the GGA activity providers Limited Edition Cycling Club in an initiative to provide cycling opportunities to the Greenwich Islamic Centre (GIC) in Plumstead. 

Posted on 02 Jul 2014

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Something about Mary

Mary Hewett, aged 79, wanted to find somewhere to keep fit and healthy and in signing up with Greenwich Get Active, the Blackheath native got that and much more.

Posted on 11 Jun 2014

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Cycle of health

Two friends have been reaping the benefits from a series of health focused initiatives run by the Trust and were even inspired to cycle 54 miles from London to Brighton.

Posted on 22 Apr 2014

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A Marathon effort

Jon Blythe signed up to Greenwich Get Active in the summer of 2012, when he was employed to work as an advisor on the Roadshow, and describes his fitness journey including running the Brighton Marathon.

Posted on 15 Apr 2014

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A change in June

After suffering a stroke, June Dunsford aged 78 signed up to Greenwich Get Active to help build up her health again.

Posted on 07 Apr 2014

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A new lease of life

Juliana Onifade, aged 79, proves age is just a number, as after speaking to a GGA advisor she has recently started taking part in some new exercise classes.

Posted on 25 Mar 2014

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Weighing up the benefits

Edith Weight, aged 92, has been reaping the benefits of signing up to Greenwich Get Active by regularly attending a get fit class.

Posted on 20 Mar 2014

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