We aim to make Wiltshire a healthier county, through the creation and development of opportunities to exercise for all.
SHINE (Self-Help, Independence, Nutrition and Exercise) Wiltshire is child weight management programme for children aged 7-11 years and their family, who are above their healthy weight range. SHINE is a 10 week program for children and their family which aims to provide support to the family to make the necessary changes to lead a healthier lifestyle.
The family-oriented program educates, supports, guides, and shows the fun element of a very serious problem around unhealthy lifestyles and weight which now affects more than one million young people in the UK.
The programme is being rolled out over 4 more locations across Wiltshire in January 2015.
Spring term dates
|Chippenham||Monkton Park Primary School||Tuesdays 21 April – 30 June|
|Trowbridge||Oasis Academy Longmeadow||Wednesdays 22 April – 1 July|
|Salisbury||Manor Fields Primary School||Wednesdays 22 April – 1 July|
|Tidworth||Clarendon Junior School||Thursdays 23 April – 2 July|
For more information or to register, contact the SHINE team at SHINE@wiltshire.gov.uk
We are working with the Wiltshire FA and local partners to deliver walking football sessions around the county in 2015. We will be running sessions at various locations around the county so check this table for more details.
|Salisbury||Five Rivers Leisure Centre||Mondays, 10am - 11am||
|Chippenham||Stanley Park sports ground (outdoor 3G artificial pitch)||Fridays, 7.30pm - 8.30pm||
Tony Norton:- 07927800917
|Trowbridge||Trowbridge sports centre (indoor sports hall)||Sundays, 11am - 12 noon||
Tony Norton:- 07927800917
|Market Lavington||Lavington School (indoor sports hall)||
Every other Tuesday, 8.30pm - 9.30pm
Alan Mitchell:- 07773286782
|Calne||Beversbrook sports ground (hard court surface)||Wednesdays, 3pm - 4pm||
Alex Hamilton:- 07702540767
Sessions cost £3 and you can use these contact details to find out more about specific dates.
Wiltshire Council offers a variety of walking activities that provide a great way to exercise. Find a suitable and friendly group near you.
The Active Health schme makes getting into exercise hassle free. Our highly qualified staff operate a number of different classes and gym based sessions across the county, specifically adapted to your needs.
Working in partnership with Run England, Wiltshire Council offer an ever increasing number of running groups. From beginner to advanced levels there are groups near you that offer a friendly and sociable environment for running.
Cycling – Sky Rides
Working in partnership with British Cycling, Wiltshire Council, is developing a series of fun, safe community cycle rides. You can find out more on our Sky Rides page.
Last updated: 30 March 2015