Health and activity open day at The Hut


A special event is being held in Airedale offering free health checks to help local people know what support is available to boost their health and wellbeing.

The event on Wednesday 26th June will take place at The Hut, Kershaw Avenue in Airedale between 10 am and 2pm and is being organised by NHS health trainers from South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Health trainers offer support, motivation and encouragement to anyone in the local area that would like to make healthy changes to their lifestyle.

Each health trainer works with people on a one-to-one basis and can help with a variety of issues including weight management, healthy eating, stress, stopping smoking, physical activity and alcohol. They help individuals to set realistic personal goals and find other services that may benefit and help them to maintain the lifelong changes they‘ve made so far.

Activities at the event will include free mini-health checks carried out by health trainers, information from community food and health workers and other organisations including Carers Wakefield, Connect 3, Airedale Children’s Centre and Age UK.

Sharon Atkinson, senior health trainer, said: “At this event we hope to be able to help local people get the support and encouragement they might need to boost their health and wellbeing. People can drop-in at any time between 10-2pm to find out more about them and how support can be accessed.”

For more information contact senior health trainer Sharon Atkinson on 07769743307 or email

Health and activity open day at The Hut

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