International Learn to Swim Week

International Learn to Swim Week

It’s International Learn To Swim Week 24-30 May. With babies, children and adults having very limited, or no access to swimming pools over the last 12 months, this year’s International Learn to Swim Week takes on a whole new level of importance and we want...
The benefits of outdoor swimming

The benefits of outdoor swimming

Today marks one month to go until this year’s Great East Swim takes place at Alton Water on 19 June, just outside Ipswich. Find out more and register here. So our blog this week is about all the benefits of open water swimming (or wild swimming as it’s...
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health. The week, which is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 21st year and runs from 10-16 May. This year, the theme for the week is ‘Nature’. Across the...
The benefits of exercising outdoors

The benefits of exercising outdoors

BLOG Monday (29 March) was an important day for the sport and physical activity sector. Although many restrictions are still in place, it represents a significant step forward, and sends a powerful message too. The fact organised sport has been one of the first things...
Today is the day

Today is the day

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you’ll ever do for your health. To mark ‘National No Smoking Day’ we’re focusing on this year’s theme and key message… “Quitting smoking doesn’t have to be stressful”  ...
If we don’t use the brain, we lose the brain

If we don’t use the brain, we lose the brain

BLOG – Ezra Hewing, Head of Mental Health Education at Suffolk Mind Getting the right amount of movement each week is important to good mental wellbeing. Whenever we do exercise, our bodies release endorphins to reward us. Endorphins are the body’s pleasure...