Health, sport and fitness press releases

Free swimming sessions at Hinckley Leisure Centre

Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2016

A HOST of free, regular swimming sessions are now available to customers at Hinckley's new £15m Leisure Centre since it opened its doors for the first time today (Tuesday 3 May).

  • Time to nominate your sporting heroes

    Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2015

    VOTING has now started in the quest to find Hinckley & Bosworth's sporting heroes of 2015.

  • Outdoor gym installed in Richmond Park

    Published on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

    An outdoor gym has just been installed in Richmond Park by the Borough Council, offering free access to fitness equipment to people of all ages and abilities.

  • Feel Alive from 65!

    Published on Monday, 14 September 2015

    ON behalf of Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport

  • Council secures over £330,000 for sports activities in the Borough

    Published on Friday, 04 September 2015

    OVER £330,000 was secured by the Borough Council last year to support sport and physical activity in Hinckley & Bosworth.

  • Smoking in cars ban welcomed by Health Champion

    Published on Wednesday, 02 September 2015

    A CHANGE in the law that will make it illegal for anyone to smoke in a vehicle that has passengers in it under the age of 18 years has been welcomed by the Borough Council's Health Champion, Councillor Amanda Wright.

  • Colourful event for cyclists

    Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2015

    FAMILIES in the Hinckley area are being invited to dress up in fluorescent or colourful outfits to take part in a special guided cycle ride later this month.

  • Young athletes just miss out on overall title

    Published on Friday, 10 July 2015

    YOUNG athletes from Hinckley & Bosworth schools finished the year as overall runners-up in the medals table after taking part in a series of competitions against other teams from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

  • Ladies, get ready to wiggle & jiggle, move & groove during the This Girl Can campaign week!

    Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2015

    On behalf of Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS)

  • Runners at the ready for town centre runs

    Published on Friday, 29 May 2015

    RUNNERS of all ages and abilities will be donning their running shoes when Hinckley plays host to the sixth town centre road runs on Wednesday 17 June.

  • Free workshops for those at risk of falls

    Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015

    A SERIES of free workshops are being held across Hinckley & Bosworth for older residents at risk from falls.

  • Rediscover Hinckley with free guided bike rides

    Published on Monday, 18 May 2015

    Issued on behalf of Sky Ride and British Cycling

  • Hinckley people urged to walk to work

    Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

    Hinckley businesses are being encouraged to step up to the Active Travel Hinckley Walk to Work Pedometer Challenge.

  • Sporting students win three gold medals

    Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

    STUDENTS from secondary schools in the Hinckley & Bosworth Borough won three gold medals in the Leicestershire & Rutland Sport Spring School Games Championships held at Loughborough.

  • ‘Thank you’ to inspirational run leader

    Published on Monday, 30 March 2015

    A CELEBRATION running event was held in Hinckley last weekend (Saturday 21 March) as a thank you to inspirational run leader Denise Larrad.

  • New strategy to encourage healthier lifestyles

    Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

    A NEW strategy aimed at encouraging and helping Hinckley and Bosworth residents to adopt a healthier lifestyle has just been launched.

  • Exercise classes for the over 50s

    Published on Monday, 01 December 2014

    Issued on behalf of Age UK.

  • Summer play sessions for children

    Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014

    A BUSY programme of play and activity sessions for children is being held throughout Hinckley & Bosworth during the summer holidays.

  • Sports coaching grants available

    Published on Friday, 11 July 2014

    GRANTS are available to help schools, sports clubs, coaches and organisations provide sports coaching courses in Hinckley & Bosworth this winter.

  • Footballers celebrate new pitches

    Published on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

    FOOTBALLERS in Hinckley braved the elements to celebrate the official opening of Richmond Park’s new and improved real grass pitches.

  • Free Leisure Centre membership

    Published on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

    YOUNG sports people in Hinckley & Bosworth may be entitled to a year’s free membership of Hinckley Leisure Centre.

  • New pitches will benefit junior footballers

    Published on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

    Two senior pitches and up to four mini pitches for junior sides to use have been created thanks to a £149,823 grant from the Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund and £123,000 funding from Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council.

  • Tennis sessions for youngsters

    Published on Friday, 10 January 2014

    NEW weekly tennis sessions for young people will start in Desford later this month.

  • Free information event for sports coaches

    Published on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

    A FREE event providing information for sports club coaches in Hinckley & Bosworth is being held at the end of this month.

  • Spectator injured at Mallory Park race

    Published on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

    A SPECTATOR was left with no useful sight in one eye after being injured while watching a rally cross event at Mallory Park race circuit, Leicester magistrates heard last week (Friday 3 January).

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