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Leisureworks recognised for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ in delivering stop smoking service in County Durham

Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

Leisureworks – Derwentside’s Trust for Sport and the Arts have won an award in recognition of their success in delivering the stop smoking service within County Durham.  The ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award was accepted at the 2017 Solutions4Health celebration event at The Durham Centre in Belmont, by Senior Health Trainer Martin Hall.  The annual event aims to celebrate the positive ...

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Celebrating Sport & Physical Activity

Monday 16 Oct 2017

LEISUREWORKS – the Trust for Sport and the Arts based in County Durham celebrated local achievements in sport and physical activity with their annual awards ceremony at the Empire Theatre in Consett on Friday 13th October.    The Leisureworks Sport and Physical Activity Awards is a celebration and acknowledgement of the achievements of those living in and around Derwentside, ...

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Empire Theatre announces full auditorium seating refurbishment

Monday 12 Jun 2017

The Empire Theatre in Consett is currently undergoing a major project to fully refurbish seating in its 514 capacity auditorium, due for completion by the end of July. The £38,000 project has been made possible with funding from three major partners. Much preliminary work was carried out by the Friends of The Empire, who have since 2003 contributed in ...

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Leisureworks scoop national award for engaging inactive people

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Leisureworks, Derwentside’s Trust for Sport and the Arts has won a national award for engaging inactive people. The ‘Engaging Inactive People – Small Trust’ award was received for delivering a successful project that aims to reduce the risk of targeted individuals developing type 2 diabetes. The Make Your Move: Love Your Life County Durham programme provided people with the ...

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Consett Leisure Centre Welcomes Team GB Basketball Player Chantelle Handy

Tuesday 30 Aug 2016

Staff at Consett Leisure Centre have welcomed Team GB Women’s Basketball player Chantelle Handy to the facility – offering free use of the courts and gym to assist with training. Chantelle, 29, from Villa Real, Consett, began playing basketball aged 15 after her dad who also plays the sport suggested she might be good at it because of her ...

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