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Deputy Mayor of Felixstowe joins the launch of Live Well Suffolk

January 12th, 2012

The Deputy Mayor of Felixstowe, Councillor Mike Deacon, officially launched Live Well Suffolk’s Felixstowe services on Monday 9th January after joining the team on their market stall in the town centre

The free healthy lifestyle services including stop smoking clinics and zumba exercise classes are available at The Oaks Children’s Centre in Grange Road and the Sea Breeze Children’s Centre in Beach Station Road.

Councillor Mike Deacon, said: “I wish Live Well Suffolk the best of luck, this is a great new service for our town. I hope that it is a huge success, and that anyone who needs to use the service, does so.”

Tim Roberts, Director of Live Well Suffolk added: “We are looking forward to getting out into Felixstowe and helping people take the steps they need to live healthier lives. We aren’t here to pressure anyone, but to give those who ask for it health improvement programmes tailored to their needs.”

People living in Felixstowe can access a range of services including free zumba classes which will run from 1.30pm -3pm every Monday until the 20th February at The Oaks Children’s Centre. Free drop-in stop smoking group therapy sessions will run throughout the afternoons on Tuesday’s at the Sea Breeze Children’s Centre and on Fridays between 9.30pm – 4pm at The Oaks Children’s Centre. Weight management programmes for children (‘Alive N Kicking’) and adults (‘Fit Fans’) are also available

The ground-breaking, largely community-based service provides all-round support for the individual through locally based community health coaches, rather than tackling single issues in isolation.

To find out more about what’s available in Felixstowe telephone 01473 22 92 92 or visit our website at www.livewellsuffolk.org.uk

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