Sun shines on summer launch
More than 30 people from partner organisations including Broxtowe Borough Council, United Living, LLeisure, Broxtowe CAB, Lear and The Nugget came together to enjoy the sunshine of the D.H.Lawrence Museum gardens in Eastwood and hear more about the initiative.
“It is such a good idea”, said one of the guests. “Getting out and exercising can be ever so daunting, especially if you haven’t done it for a while – so doing it with other people in the same situation would be so much easier.”
The Work it Out Together project, funded with a grant from Western Power Distribution’s Community Matters Fund has the potential to make a huge difference to local women who have experienced Domestic Abuse. Not only improving physical and mental health through exercise, but also fighting feelings of loneliness and isolation by coming together for walks and other group activities with cultural partners Beeston Canalside Heritage Centre, Stapleford Library & Attenborough Nature Reserve.
For more details visit www.broxtowewp.org/workitout
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