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									8            WINTER 2009                                                                                                                                                                    HINCKLEY & BOSWORTH BOROUGH BULLETIN                                          HINCKLEY & BOSWORTH BOROUGH BULLETIN                                                                                                                                                  WINTER 2009                        9




     Let’s get active together                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Market Bosworth Farmers’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Market serves up a tasty treat
          Win gym membership                                                                                                                  Active Together is a county wide scheme designed to get more people involved in physical activity,
                                                                                                                                              ideally 5 x 30 minutes a week, in seven districts/boroughs across Leicestershire. Active Together
                                                                                                                                              Hinckley & Bosworth is providing physical activity sessions in various community venues and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Two new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              activity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VISIT Market Bosworth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Farmers’        Market
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          December and you could
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          be the winner of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in


                                                                                                                                              outdoors for you to take part in at low cost or free where possible.                                                                                                                        delicious meal for two
WIN a six months                                                                                   cycle of shattered hopes
membership at Life                                                                                 and good intentions by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              guides                      created from the freshest,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          seasonal ingredients -
First   health     and
fitness club by filling
out and returning the
                                                 Survey below.
                                                                                                   losing       weight,
                                                                                                   energy, and making new
                                                                                                   friends at Life First.
                                                                                                                            gaining


                                                                                                       For those who are feeling
                                                                                                                                                                     Meet the team                                                                        Free ADULT                                      Two new leaflets are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          available for residents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          many handpicked from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          market’s own stalls.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Softleys restaurant in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          village - recently voted one

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         swim lessons
                                                   Hundreds of people in the
Active       Together                            Borough have broken the                           tired all the time, or who are                                                                                                                                                                         across    Hinckley and          of the top eateries in
                                                                                                   fed up with clothes that are               The Borough Council’s Physical Activity team are . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                                      Bosworth:                       Leicestershire and Rutland -
                                                                                                   too tight, Life First could be                                                                                                                                                                                                         will be holding two very
                                                                                                   just the answer
                                                                                                       With personal training and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Strolls on your             special sittings for diners in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Are you 60 years+? Do you live in Hinckley                                         January.
                                                                                                   guidance, along with a                                                                                                                              and Bosworth?                                             doorstep                    That’s because chef Roy
                                                                                                   friendly and fully qualified                                                                                                                           Does the following apply to you with regards                                    Chilton will have chosen
                                                                                                   team, the first steps can be                                                                                                                        to your swimming ability - non swimmer, weak                                       many of the ingredients for
                                                                                                   taken to a healthier, slimmer                                                                                                                       swimmer or beginner?                                                               his dishes from the farmers’
                                                                                                   body.                                                                                                                                                  If so then you can apply for free adult                                         market, held once a month
                                                                                                       Life First are giving away a                                                                                                                    swimming lessons today. Courses are six weeks                                      in the pretty market square.
                                                                                                   six month membership to                                                                                                                             in length and times of courses vary.                                                  Roy says: “At Softleys we
                                                                                                   one lucky winner drawn from                                                                                                                            For further information and to book on a                                        pride ourselves on using
                                                                                                   all the surveys received, and                                                                                                                       course please contact: Michelle Wykes,                                             local ingredients because
                                                                                                   every entrant receives a                                                                                                                            Hinckley Leisure Centre, on 01455 610011 or                                        they’re the tastiest you can
                                                                                                   free day-pass, offering the                                                                                                                         Karen Harris, Health and Physical Activity                                         get - and you can’t get much
                                                                                                   opportunity to find out how                                                                                                                         Officer, on 01455 255847.                                                          more local than by shopping
                                                                                                   to lose weight, tone up, feel                                                                                                                                                                                                          at the farmers’ market from        James Davis, Propietor of Softleys (left), admires some of the fresh produce brought to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Now booking:                                                                       producers on your doorstep.
                                                                                                   fitter and get in shape for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            market by Peter Monk of Derbyshire Mushroom Com. Ltd.
                                                                                                   Christmas and beyond.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “Our Farmers’ Market
                                                                                                   ■ For more information                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Menu has something for            our farmers’ market travel              soak up the atmosphere of                 might even find some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       For 60+                                                                            everyone: for the main            just a few miles. For                   the lovely square, enjoy a                Christmas presents while
                                                                                                   contact Life First, 40 High
                                                                                                   Street, Earl Shilton, LE9                                                                                                                           Course 5/6 - Fridays: 2.30pm to 3pm                                                course alone, there’s a           example, the five producers             glass of mulled wine and                  you’re there!”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          choice of roast leg of            taking      part    in  the             really get into the seasonal              ■ Can’t make it to the
                                                                                                   7DG, tel: 01455 843498 or                                                                                          Karen Harris                     Course 7/8 - Fridays: 3pm to 3.30pm                                                Shenton        lamb        and    competition only travel a               spirit.                                   farmers’ market, but would
                                                                                                   visit     their    website     at          Graeme Chilvers                     Lindsay Orton                       Health and Physical              Both these courses start on 19 February                                            rosemary,      served      with   total of 37 miles.”                       “The market is a chance                 like to enjoy the Softleys
                                                                                                   www.ladiesfirst-fitness.co.uk              Sport, Health and                   Creative Communities                                                                                                                                                                        He added: “And with                   to buy great local food and               Market Farmers’ Menu? Call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Activity Officer                 running until 26 March 2010.                                                       redcurrant jelly and lamb
                                                                                                                                              Wellbeing Manager                   and Tourism Officer                                                                                                                                     jus, free range chicken           Christmas just round the                speak to the people who                   to pre-book a table on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tel: 01455 255847                                                                                                   breast stuffed with garlic and    corner, come along and                  made it. Who knows? You                   01455 290464.

        Active Together Survey                                                                                                                Tel: 01455 255678
                                                                                                                                              Email: graham.chilvers@
                                                                                                                                                                                  Tel: 01455 255833
                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: lindsay.orton@
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email: karen.harris@
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       For adults with disabilities                                                       wild mushrooms and Roast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tamworth loin pork, leek

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a free meal AND a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WIN
                                                                                                                                              hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk            hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk                                             Course 13/14 - Mondays: 10.30am to 11am                                            and bacon herb stuffing - it
    Q1. For adults (16 and above):                                                                                                                                                                                    Free swimming lessons •                                                               Strolls on your doorstep is   takes some beating!”
                                                                                                                                              Walking • Outdoor Pursuits          Dance • Dance arts awards                                            Course 15/16 - Mondays: 11am to 11.30am            a guide to 10 different walks
    Over the last four weeks how many days a week on average have you taken part                                                                                                                                      Leisure Centre fitness                                                                                                 Market manager Matthew
                                                                                                                                              • Disability • Cycling •            • Physical activity with            outreach • Older adults 55+      Both these courses start on 11 January running     around the Hinckley and         Springthorpe said: “The
    in 30 minutes or more of moderate intensity physical activity*?                                                                           Priority Areas • Lads &             targeted groups • Marketing         • Physical activity and sport                                                       Burbage areas.                  Market Farmers’ Lunch at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       until 15 February 2010
    0             1              2              3               4               5
    *Moderate intensity physical activity includes all types of physical activity that makes
                                                                                                                                              Dads                                & communications                    for 16-21 years


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Year....
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hinckley & Bosworth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Softleys will be a date for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          any ‘foody’s’ diary.                                     hamper full of goodies
                                                                                                                                                                                          Walking back to health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             “Softleys has a reputation
    your breathing and heart beat faster and you feel warmer such as sport and recreation,                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cycling Map                 for fine dining, and what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            THE three course meal at                have to do is visit the                   Borough Council, Argents
    including (walking and cycling).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      could taste better than truly
    Q2. Are you a member of a sports club?                                   Yes                  No                                                                                                                                                                    new activities                                                    local food, fresh on your         Softleys restaurant costs               farmers’ market held on                   Mead, Hinckley, LE10 1BZ.

                                                                                                                                                                                             and happiness                                                                                                                                plate?                            £19.95 per person and will              Sunday 20 December and                      Postal entries must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            be served at lunchtime on               find out how far five of the              received by Friday 1
    Q3. Your Name:.............................................................................................................
    Your Home Address: ...................................................................................................                                                                                                                                              available                                                            “Many of the producers at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday 24 January and in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the evening of Tuesday 26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    stallholders have travelled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to be there.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              January 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The competition winner
                                                                                                                                                                                    AFTER a big Christmas dinner                    Within the Borough there are a      A SPECIAL Active Together                                                                           January.                                   Then just post your                    will be picked in early
    .......................................................................................................................................
    .......................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                                                                                    many people decide to go out
                                                                                                                                                                                    and “walk it off”. But how many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 whole       range      of    walking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 opportunities - from those just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        campaign will be taking place
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        across the whole of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Farmers’                            But one lucky winner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            could enjoy their Farmers’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Market Sunday lunch for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    coupon in the designated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    box at the farmers’ market
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    or alternatively return it to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              January and will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              notified. And as all that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              wasn’t enough, they will
    Home Postcode:............................                  Contact tel. number: ......................................
    Email Address: ............................................................................................................
                                                                                                                                                                                    people keep going for regular
                                                                                                                                                                                    walks throughout the rest of the
                                                                                                                                                                                    year?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 starting out to the experienced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 coast-to-coast walker.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regular walking opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        county     in    January
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        encourage more adults to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        take up more physical activity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Market dates                      free - with their guest -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            simply by entering an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Market Bosworth Farmers’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Market        Competition,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              also be presented with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              luxury hamper, crammed

    Q4. Are you (please tick)                         Male                                Female
                                                                                                                                                                                       Walking is a great way for people
                                                                                                                                                                                    to get their 3x30 minutes a week
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 take place at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ■ Market Bosworth every Tuesday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          There will be selected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        activities taking place from                                      for 2010                          easy competition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To take part, all you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hinckley and Bosworth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Team,               with goodies from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              market.
                                                                                                                                                                                    recommended level of activity. And           - meet at the Rectory Lane Car         Monday 25 January to                                              Market Bosworth Farmers’
    Q5. Age: (please tick) 16-25       26-34      35-44     45-54       55-64     65+                                                                                               as well as being relaxing, fun and           Park, Market Bosworth at 10am.         Sunday 31 January, with each                                      Market is held on the fourth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ■ Hinckley every Wednesday -
    Q6. Do you have any long-standing illness or disability or infirmity? Yes     No
                                                                                                                                                                                    enjoyable, a walk in the great
                                                                                                                                                                                    outdoors can improve health.                 meet at Burbage Common Visitors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        session costing just £1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ■ Anyone who would like a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sunday in every month
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (from 9am to 2pm) and will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Market Bosworth Farmers’ Market Competition
    Does this illness or disability or these illnesses or disabilities limit your                                                                                                      A recent report by Natural                Centre at 10.30am.                     brochure      detailing    the
    activities in any way?      Yes            No                                                                                             Kerry Clarke                          England calculated that for every £1         ■ Markfield every Wednesday -          activities should call the                                        take place on the following
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Total miles travelled by the following five producers (Leicestershire
                                                                                                                                                                                    invested in Walking for Health               meet at Markfield Community and        Active Together team on                                           dates in 2010:
    Q7. Are you (please tick one box):                                                                                                        Physical Activity Co-                 schemes, the NHS saves £7 in                 Sports Centre at 2.15pm.               01455 255875 or email:                                            24 January                          Handmade Cheese Company, Thorp Brothers Ice Cream, PSM
    White               Mixed                   Asian or Asian British                         Black or Black British                         ordinator                             reduced costs for treating conditions        ■ Groby every Thursday - meet at       activetogether@hinckley-                                          28 February
                                                                                                                                                                                    such as heart disease, diabetes and          Village Hall car park at 10am.         bosworth.gov.uk                     This map is a guide to                                            Greenfield Lamb, Woodhouse Farm Pork and Beef, and R Morris and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          28 March
    Other (please specify) .................................................................................................                  Tel: 01455 255875                     depression.                                  ■ Barwell every Friday - meet at                                         cycle routes across Hinckley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          25 April                            Sons Annies Eggs) are: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                                              Email: kerry.clarke@                     There is a strong link between            Barwell Methodist Church, Holly                                          and Bosworth, the map
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          outlines      recommended       23 May
    The information provided on this form will be held by the Active Together Partnership. It                                                 hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk              physical activity and better health.         Lane at 11am.                                                                                                                               Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                                                                                    Regular, moderate physical activity          ■ Earl Shilton every Wednesday                                           cycle routes throughout the     27 June
    will be used by the Active Together Partnership for research purposes, and to inform
                                                                                                                                              Workforce • Rural areas •             is    particularly   significant   in        (just for pre-school children and                                        Borough and also routes to      25 July                            Address: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    you of Active Together activities/promotions taking place. This information will not be
    disclosed to any individual or organisation without your consent.                                                                         Sport Relief • National               preventing heart disease, obesity,           their carers)- meet at Earl Shilton                                      the local tourist attractions   22 August                           ............................................................
    Please tick if you DO NOT want to be informed about any Active Together                                                                   Heart Month • Beginners               diabetes and depression.                     Library at 11am.                                                         and community venues.           26 September
                                                                                                                                              into sports clubs • Weight               Time spent in green spaces out of         ■ For more details about walks in                                        ■ Copies of both leaflets       24 October                          ............................................................
    activities/promotions:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are available by calling the
        Please return the form to: Cultural Services, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough                                                             loss management • Sport in            doors has the added benefit of               the Borough read “What’s Active in                                                                       28 November                         ............................................................
                                                                                                                                              further education • New               reducing stress and increasing a             Hinckley and Bosworth.” To get your                                      Physical Activity Team on
                         Council, Argents Mead, Hinckley LE10 1BZ.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        01455 255875.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          19 December (third Sunday)         Daytime Tel No: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                                              mums                                  sense of well-being.                         copy please call 01455 255875.

								
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