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Step out for a healthy New Year
December 21, 2010
With a range of healthy walks, a new year's resolution to be healthier is just a walk in the park. The free walks, for all ages and fitness......
Pharmacy opening times over the Christmas/New Year holiday
December 8, 2010
The link below will take you to the three page listing of late and special opening hours for Portsmouth pharmacies, over the holiday period. ht......
Healthy Pompey urges Pompey fans to get on their bikes
December 2, 2010
The Healthy Pompey Active Travel team is working with Portsmouth Football Club to get local fans to bike it to matches to beat traffic queues and s......
Brunel Meredith Pre-school Recieves healthy award
November 25, 2010
Brunel Meredith Pre-school receives healthy award Staff and children at Brunel Meredith pre-school were awarded certificates on 23rd November f......
Cycle to home games
November 22, 2010
If you are a Pompey fan, why not try cycling to home games? Thanks to a new initative, there are now many benefits (as shown below). You'll be ......
Christmas activities from Healthy Pompey
November 22, 2010
Christmas Activities from Healthy Pompey For your conveinience all the Christmas activiites from Healthy Pompey have been collated and are show......
Busy Bee nursery gets a healthy thumbs up!
November 11, 2010
Staff and children at Busy Bees nursery have been awarded certificates for completing the Healthy Pompey Pre-school Challenge. Since ......
Walk a mile with our Santa Strolls!
October 27, 2010
Walk England are working with partners and communities to identify 1 mile walking routes as well as other short walking routes to encourage more pe......
Saddle up for Healthy Pompey’s Metropolis Ride
October 26, 2010
Portsmouth residents are encouraged to get on their bikes today (Tuesday 26 October) to join Healthy Pompey’s Metropolis Ride to discover som......
Healthy Pompey bike rides launched
October 11, 2010
Need to get out more? Want to stretch your legs? Or get more active with your kids? Healthy Pompey have launched Healthy Rides – a chance......
September 20, 2010
Badminton coaching is starting up in Portsmouth where all abilities are welcome. If you are a complete beginner or someone that fancies brushing up o......
Power2Pedal - Supporting Childrens Hospices
September 14, 2010
A group of cyclists from SSE are getting on their bikes to travel the four corners of the country and raise an amazing £100,000 for Children's H......
New local running group for complete beginners
September 8, 2010
A new running group for complete beginners is starting up in Southsea. It’s all part of the ‘Run in England’ scheme......
Portsmouth Health Trainers Website has gone Live!
August 27, 2010
The new Portsmouth Health Trainers website has interactive information about the Health Trainers and the work they do. Health Trainers a......
Healthy Pompey advert hits airwaves
August 2, 2010
An advert promoting Healthy Pompey and healthy living is on the airwaves across Hampshire this summer thanks to a competition in Portsmouth pri......
Yellow Kite at Southsea Castle
July 26, 2010
On weekend of 21st August which is a free weekend at Southsea Castle, Yellow Kite will be operating a small café facility from there and run......
London 2012 Open Weekend
July 23, 2010
Don't forget - this weekend the Big Screen Portsmouth is hosting 2 days of activities to celebrate the 2 year countdown to the start of the Lon......
Healthy Pompey Agency competition winning ad selected
July 22, 2010
A special judging panel comprising representatives from Coast Radio, public health specialists from Portsmouth City Council and NHS Portsmouth and ......
Healthy Pompey Agency Project hits the road
July 12, 2010
The Healthy Pompey Agency Project hits the road this week to tour primary schools all over Portsmouth with an exciting new workshop promoting ......
Health Trainers Weight Management Service
July 8, 2010
Health trainers are offering one-to-one 12 week weight management programmes. These programmes are based on healthy eating and increasing phys......
Walking and Cycling Survey
July 2, 2010
In December 2008 Portsmouth successfully bid for £3.1 million of funding from the Department of Health for various healthy lifestyle projects......
Wii Circuits in Schools
June 24, 2010
Wii Fit Circuits is a fresh, funky club that allows children to experience using the Wii Fit and other sports equipment taught by a professional, q......
National Breastfeeding Week
June 21, 2010
The main aim of National Breastfeeding Week (June 21-June 27, 2010) is to raise awareness of the health benefits of breastfeeding, increase social ......
Free health assessments
June 20, 2010
There's still time to sign up for free body and lifestyle assessments from the specialist health experts at Bodymorph. The quarterly sessions i......
Football Replay - Over 35s football
June 17, 2010
Football REPLAY is about simply playing football and having fun! It’s an opportunity for men over 35 to turn up and play ......
Food Safety Week
June 7, 2010
Take simple steps to avoid food poisoning To mark the start of Food Safety Week Healthy Pompey is reminding people in Port......
Crowds flocked to the Healthy Pompey Big Picnic
June 2, 2010
Crowds flocked to the Healthy Pompey Big Picnic on Bank Holiday Monday 31 May. Over 10,000 people descended on Southsea Common for a day of family ......
FitFans - referral service
May 27, 2010
FitFans is a free weight management service for adults (16+) in the Portsmouth area. Participants will be initially assessed on a on......
Primary school workshops offer chance to hit the airwaves
May 20, 2010
Healthy Pompey will be running workshops in a number of primary schools in the summer term in association with Coast Radio. Ch......
Yellow Kite brings healthy food with a twist to Southsea seafront
May 20, 2010
Yellow Kite, Portsmouth's new community catering social enterprise funded by Healthy Pompey, has launched it's first cafe at the D-day Muse......
Sowing seeds of a healthy nature
May 20, 2010
Since March, Healthy Pompey has distributed over 2,300 home growing kits to households across the city. Unfortunately we are not able to send out any......
Healthy Pompey is a joint Portsmouth City Council and NHS Portsmouth programme to promote healthy lifestyles in the city. Working together with local organisations to create a healthy Portsmouth.
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