12:32 15 February 2012
By Community Trust
Improving the health and well-being of the Wigan community through football activities.
“The brand of Wigan Athletic and the Community Trust, as an outreach organisation, are uniquely positioned to support men’s health in the borough,” Progress Health Partnerships, Independent Evaluation of the Wigan Fit Fans project.
Wigan faces some of the biggest health challenges in the country and Wigan Athletic Community Trust is attempting to tackle some of these issues through its Wigan Fit Fans scheme.
The 12-week programme gives men and women the opportunity to take part in free weekly football and sports sessions and receive simple advice on how to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Working alongside NHS Health Trainers, Community Trust staff provide one-tone support and encouragement to participants to help them achieve their own lifestyle goals.
For more information about the Fit Fans programme or other health initiatives, please contact Men’s Health Co-Ordinator Chris Baxter on 01942 488 530 or email email@example.com