Come and enjoy a gentle thorough workout in a friendly and supportive environment.
Suitable and beneficial for all.
Speedwell Hall, Abbey Street, Crewkerne
£30 for 6 sessions Wednesday 10-11:15 am
Bring an exercise mat & scarf.
Milborne Port Foodshare is a community project run by volunteers. It works with the local Coop on Gainsborough to distribute their donations of surplus food free of charge to anyone in the village who can use it.
The project is open on Thursday afternoons from 1.30 to 3.00 pm. It is based in Church House, Bathwell Lane, Milborne Port.
The project volunteers do not ask for customers’ name or addresses. The only thing asked is that customers bring their own bag.
We meet every Friday at 11 a.m. and cook and eat a meal together. Speedwell Hall, Abbey Street. Also give away free food from supermarkets at Bar5 on Thursdays from 10:30.
A range of activities, including physical activity & healthy eating opportunities for all ages and abilities. This will range from using and promoting a range of national campaigns and web based information to working with partner organisations/services in particular Somerset communities to develop existing skills to enhance the health promotion messages.
The Link has been established by Home Group in partnership with SSDC to provide a hub with the objective to up-skill, empower and connect the community. Available workshops are:
Groups: Pilates, Creative writing, Art Therapy, Community links (open drop-in), Music sessions and Health and Wellbeing sessions.
Alongside the workshop there is an opportunity to access a tenant accreditation scheme and gain a qualification.
The service is open to anyone but would need to be referred in by specialist agencies such as GP’s, SDAS, Probation, Housing Options, DWP, Social housing providers, anyone that supports individuals with their health and wellbeing.
32 Vicarage Walk, Quedam Centre, Yeovil.
There are Health Coaches based at 17 GP practices across South Somerset.
They help patients and their families to better understand and manage their existing health conditions and to provide practical advice including diet and fitness. They are also able to research information and signpost patients to local community resources and services that can provide support and equipment to maintain a high quality of life at home.
To date Health Coaches have helped over 18,000 people in the area.
Contact your Practice receptionist to find out how you can see a Health Coach.
Come along to our weekly drop in service every Wednesday between 9.15 – 10.00am.
Help and encouragement to manage your own health, well-being, weight and/or reach any personal goals.
We offer a weekly weigh-in, can arrange basic health checks, signpost to well-being groups, and give lifestyle advice and support, all in a friendly and informal atmosphere.
Available to all Millbrook Surgery patients – free of charge.
Our aim is to improve participants’ mental health and well-being, confidence and self-esteem, providing people with mindfulness-based tools to help with their daily lives. We also hope to have guest speakers, topical themes and supportive opportunities for all our group members. Activities will vary depending on identified needs.
Open to any patient registered at a South Somerset GP practice.
Every Friday, 6:30-8pm at Oaklands, Birchfield Road, Yeovil BA21 5RL.
SASP is dedicated to increasing the health and happiness of residents in Somerset through physical activity and sport.
We inspire and enable positive life choices through sport and physical activity and we do this by:
Providing accessible opportunities locally for all ages and abilities.
Supporting clubs, communities, schools and the workforce to embrace physical activity.
Bringing together organisations and partners to plan and create a better environment for change.
Support for people across South Somerset to lead healthier lifestyles.
Smokefreelife Somerset is a free stop smoking service provided by Somerset County Council supporting Somerset residents to become smoke free.
Following all support being provided by phone appointment due to the Covid-19 outbreak, our service is now returning to face to face support. Initial appointments will be provided by phone followed by weekly attendance at one of our face to face support sessions.
Magdalen Farm near Winsham offers tranquil, accessible surroundings and a range of supported programmes for families.
Magdalen Farm is the place to come to learn a new skill or volunteer your support – as an individual or team.
Local people play a key role on the farm. A team of growers volunteer alongside our horticulturalist in the gardens to keep a steady stream of fresh and delicious produce coming into the kitchen, and to ensure it is a first rate teaching environment. Other volunteers choose roles including essential maintenance jobs and nature conservation.
If you are interested in joining the Tuesday volunteers please contact Linzie on 01460 30144.
Created so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information. ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures covering food and exercise; informative health videos and useful health advice. There are over 500 leaflets on Easyhealth made by many different organisations. You can print off nearly all the leaflets straight away.