12:32 15 February 2012
By Latics Staff
Improving the health and well-being of the Wigan Community through football activities
Wigan has some of the biggest health challenges in the country and Wigan Athletic Community Trust is working in partnership with Ashton, Leigh and Wigan NHS to try and address these issues.
Each week as part of the Imagine Your Goals project, the Trust uses football and sport to work with participants with mental health problems to increase the amount of physical activity they take part in.
The Community Trust has recently secured funding from the Premier League Charitable Fund to run a three year Men’s Health Project called Wigan Fit Fans.
Starting in September 2012, the Fit Fans project will run involved staff from Latics in the Community working alongside NHS Health Trainers to provide more sporting and health opportunities for men in Wigan.
For more information about this and other health projects please contact 01942 488 530 or e-mail email@example.com.