Category: Health and fitness

Youth conference and cancer awareness event

The Redeemed Christian Church of God on Upper Spon Street has two community events coming up later this month. The first, on Saturday 24 October from 4-8pm, is the DMS Annual Youth Conference, that will focus on careers, leadership and relationships. A week later, on 31 October, there is a cancer awareness event, covering how …

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Free Summer golf coaching

FREE Golf Coaching, every Tuesday (1.30-2.30pm, 4.30-5.30pm, 6-7pm) at the War Memorial Park, Pitch and Putt with Jason Powell, a PGA professional. You’ll learn how to hold the club as well as how to stand and take a swing along with chipping and putting. Just turn up in comfortable clothing, equipment will be provided. For …

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Raise charity funds through the Coventry Walkathon

In anticipation of better weather this spring, Coventry Leofric Lions Club would like you to direct your thoughts to raising funds for your chosen charity or good cause. Looking for ideas? Why not join like minded fundraisers on their annual ramble around the War Memorial Park on Sunday 11 May. As always, the funds that …

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Make running fun

ECHO’s resident fitness freak has been back out in the area again looking for more people and places offering new health and fitness alternatives for you. This time, they’ve been learning about some changes to the Earlsdon Running Club. I discovered the Earlsdon Running Club about three years ago when I was looking to add …

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Mummy MoT

Catherine Flamson, founder of local fitness company “Fabulously Fit Mums” is launching a brand new service this spring. The “Mummy MOT” is  a holistic and bespoke post natal check for new mums to help optimise the body’s recovery following the birth of a baby. Catherine explains: “Most new mums have weakness in the muscles of …

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Forrest Medical Centre closure consultation

As a result of the 700-signature petition last year, a meeting was held in January with the Forrest Medical Centre practice manager, NHS managers and Cllr. Bally Singh regarding the closure of the Mount Street surgery planned for later this year. This will result in patients based there having either to attend the practice’s Canley …

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Bike right for free

ECHO’s resident fitness freak has been back out in the area again looking for more people and places offering health and fitness alternatives for you. This time, they’ve been learning about a new scheme offering free cycling lessons to anyone in the Midlands over the age of 16 who wants to develop their skills and …

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