Lockdown

Fit Fans at Exeter City Community Trust

Fit Fans at Exeter City Community Trust

Lots of plans aimed at helping us all to lead healthier lives come with a hefty price tag. Many are aimed at women. And often, the time commitments that you’d need to give, make such a programme unsustainable from the start.  So, what if we told you that there is such...

Bridge Arts Project

Bridge Arts Project

As we all know, it’s all very well being told how to be more active, but it’s not always that easy. We need to feel inspired to do so, and what better way to do that than by roping in the talents of school children to create beautiful art for us to look at every day!...

Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking

Walking. For most of us, it’s something we do every day without even thinking about it. But the Exeter Nordic Walking Group takes it a little further, organising group walks across the Greater Exeter area. So what exactly is Nordic Walking? We caught up with Sue...

Active Job Vacancies in Exeter

Active Job Vacancies in Exeter

Are you looking for a new role in Exeter and Cranbrook that will allow you to get more active in the community? Here are two great opportunities currently available: Community Connector (Cranbrook) - Youth Genesis Trust Ltd Community Physical Activity Organiser...

Suzie’s Lockdown Story

Suzie’s Lockdown Story

Our journey… "After being locked down and working from home from March and the children being home I realised that after some weeks we weren’t getting any exercise, everyone had fallen into a slump of rolling out of bed and sitting at our makeshift desks and not...

Together Alone: Running Under Lockdown

Together Alone: Running Under Lockdown

When the government announced that the UK was going into lockdown and that all group activities were to cease immediately, running groups faced a dilemma as to how to respond. Do they just put the shutters up and say, ‘closed until further notice’?...

Jackie’s Lockdown Story

Jackie’s Lockdown Story

Jackie, a resident who lives in St James in Exeter, shares how she and her family coped and stayed active with lockdown especially with having a newborn baby. Jackie's Story “This lockdown has had positives and negatives for most people....

Pilates and Seated Exercise

Pilates and Seated Exercise

Caroline set up a YouTube channel and filmed with her phone during lockdown so she could start teaching free pilates and seated exercise to her community from her home. Her dog usually joins in! Welcome To My Conservatory!  I have the most amazing job in the...

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