Deborah Polley

Deborah Polley

INSPIRE ME AMBASSADOR – DEB Deborah Polley Date of Birth 14-02-1977 Deb is one of our ‘Inspire Me’ Ambassadors and we caught up with her in February 2020, to hear how exercise has been her saviour at times. Deb has always been fairly active, riding...
Lauren Brumpton

Lauren Brumpton

INSPIRE ME AMBASSADOR – LAUREN Lauren is one of our 2020 Inspire Me Ambassadors and we caught up with her in February to hear about what motivates her to be active. When Lauren was at school she was a dancer, in particular, she loved ballet, but as is often the...
Be kind to yourself

Be kind to yourself

BLOG Most of us have found this year challenging in many ways, and our mental and physical wellbeing has been under the spotlight like never before. Do not underestimate the cognitive and emotional load that this pandemic brings, or the impact it can have on your...
Avoid the temptation to hibernate

Avoid the temptation to hibernate

BLOG Do you go into hibernation mode when it is cold and wet outside? Many of us find it difficult to stay motivated to exercise in the autumn/winter months, so don’t feel guilty about feeling that way – just try and make the change. Just because it’s cold...
Your membership makes a difference to families in hardship

Your membership makes a difference to families in hardship

We are one of the largest independent leisure trusts in the UK, and we’re also a not-for-profit, social enterprise. Put simply, this means we reinvest any financial surplus we make back into the business so that we can deliver events and community programmes,...
Keep on track with your fitness until our centres reopen

Keep on track with your fitness until our centres reopen

BLOG Maintaining fitness, motivation and general wellbeing during lockdown can be tricky when you don’t have access to your usual facilities and equipment or the friends you would usually train with. However, with some imagination and adaptation now, when leisure...