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New walking football sessions for women kicking off in April

New walking football sessions for women are kicking off in Radcliffe from Sunday, April 11, between 11am and 12noon at Radcliffe FC's ground. One of the...

Salford Community walking football back in action with first tournament

Salford sports reporter (and football player) Chris Vickers reports on his team's first tournament since the pandemic. "We were fortunate enough to resume playing walking...

Walking football kicks-off again in Salford

Our Salford reporter and resident footballer, Chris Vickers, is excited about community football being back. Here he talks to us about how him and...

Chorlton Runners Stay Fit through lockdown

Chorlton Runners has members of all ages and abilities and regularly holds social events that bring them all together. Our reporter, Ruby Fatimilehin, spoke to...
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Tired of running on empty? Get laced up ready for a Parkrun to keep fit

Ever feel like you are running on empty? There are 50,000 over 50s in Greater Manchester and we are apparently twice as likely to be...

KEEPING FIT AND HAVING FUN: THE BEAUTY OF BELLY DANCING

Sian Edward Davies, 64, started doing belly dancing as a fitness hobby in her early 30s but began teaching it at a turning point...

87-year-old Boxing Bill shows trainer the ropes

When Bill Kennedy started visiting Age UK Tameside two years ago, he had to use sticks to walk and was suffering badly from his...

Strictly Fun – how one couple turned their passion into a career

Alan and Ginny Newman thought it was plain sailing from now on. Alan had worked as a joiner in the same firm since he...

Men kick-start fitness and friendships at Walking Football

Have you ever fancied a kick about but have been told you are 'past it'? Try telling that to Salford Community Walking Football, who...

On Yer Bike for Wigan’s Summer Shindig

Age UK Wigan Borough held its Summer Shindig at the DW Stadium to showcase the various ways people can keep moving and stay active...
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