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Your Expression of Interest Form should be received by the set deadline for your town. Do NOT complete a full Everybody Active Town full application form until you have received notification from your Community Enablement Officer that this Expression of Interest meets our competition criteria and can progress to the full application page.

Please use the following link to download your expression of Interest Form.

Everybody Active Towns 'Expression of Interest' form

You may find you are prompted to OPEN or SAVE the document. Select 'open' and then go to VIEW/EDIT DOCUMENT. Please complete the form and email to your Community Enablement Officer.

Wem: Sue Thomas Email: sue.j.thomas@shropshire.gov.uk Phone 01939 237453.

Whitchurch: Nicki Young Email: Nicki.young@shropshire.gov.uk Phone 07990085187

Broseley: Kerry Rogers Email: Kerry.rogers@shropshire.gov.uk Phone 07990085206

Craven Arms: Lisa Bedford Email: Lisa.bedford@shropshire.gov.uk Phone 07990085656

 

Fact Zone


Almost 8 out of 10 adults believe they are active enough to benefit their health, but the truth is only 4 out of 10 men and 3 out of 10 women are active enough.
Physical inactivity is a major health risk and one of the main causes of ill health in the UK.
Did you know that you burn the same amount of calories if you walk a mile as you do to run a mile?
You burn 50 more calories an hour when standing than when sitting.
The more active or fit you are the lower your risk of heart disease.
The benefits of physical activity far outweigh the risks of getting hurt, so doing a little is far better than doing nothing.
Finding ways to reduce time you spend sitting can be your first step to being more active.
Being active can help you sleep better, have more energy and feel more relaxed.
The potential benefits of physical activity to health are huge. If a medication existed that had a similar effect, it would be regarded as a ‘wonder drug’ or ‘miracle cure.’ Chief Medical Officer, 2009
Move more, sit less. Sitting for long periods is not good for health so build in breaks when you stand or move.
Physical activity can help prevent and manage a variety of health conditions and improve how you look and feel on a daily basis.
Getting started is easier than you think. Changing a few daily habits can soon add up to a more active lifestyle.
It'’s never too late to start. Whatever your age, being active will help you keep healthy.
Spending too much time sitting puts your health at risk.
Sitting down for hours - at work, watching TV or playing on the computer increases your risk of poor health.
The more physical activity you do, the greater the benefit.
Walking is the perfect exercise: it'’s free, convenient and easy!
You can expect to see short-term benefits within weeks of starting to be more active.
Adults need to be active for at least 150 minutes each week. Try to be active every day.