A health & wellbeing community project in Witton Gilbert, Co. Durham
A conservation partnership with Changing Lives and East Durham Trust promoting positive activities for men, particularly those vulnerable and with mental health issues.
A gentle exercise group aimed at those who want to start to increase their physical activity. It is especially suitable for older members of the community or those recovering from illness.
Guided mindfulness-based walk through Witton Dene. Suitable for most abilities, although do come weather prepared! We try to go ahead with the walk despite moderate bad weather.
It's been a bit of a life saver if I'm honest. I haven't had much since my wife passed on but being part of the group has helped.
What a lovely opportunity to get out of the house and do something active. I've been able to meet friends that I haven't seen in a long time.
I found it a very special experience. Walking through the leaves reminded me of childhood, carefree days! I should do this more often.
Summer fun Sent from my iPhone
A great big thanks goes to the Co-op for the money raised through their Local Community Fund which will support our project this year £1295.80 will help us to continue providing activities for Witton Gilbert and surrounding villages which aim to improve health & wellbeing and to tackle social isolation!
Hurry just a few places left Starts Thursday 27th April Supported by Colour Your Life the first 10 sessions are free! Contact Gillie on 0191 3711387 to book your place
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