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Community Wellbeing Week

This year’s Community Wellbeing Week is taking place from Monday, October 16- Friday October 20, 2017.

The theme this year is based around physical activity and healthy lifestyles and many of our staff from a wide range of backgrounds will be getting out in to the community to help and support at the events taking place.

If you’re going to one of our events don’t forget to use the hashtag #StaySafeStayWell. We will be posting about the event’s throughout the week.

Restart a Heart


This year’s Community Wellbeing Week also coincides with Restart a Heart Day which is on Monday October 16. To support the day we are running simple 20 minute sessions around the county and within schools to raise awareness of basic CPR.

Would you know what to do if someone suffered a cardiac arrest? Find out here with Minnie Vinnie and Vinnie Jones

Find out what is taking place in your area here:


Events being held in the east of the county are as follows:

Venue Activity Date Time
Tamworth Castle Grounds Wellbeing walk, smoothie bike & cooking 16 October 10am-4pm
Lichfield Community Fire Station Free community CPR training with West Midlands Ambulance Service Community First Responders, every hour on the hour 16 October 10am-3pm
Christchurch Infants School, Burton Physical Education sessions with school children 16 October NA
Burton Community Fire Station Free community CPR training with West Midlands Ambulance Service Community First Responders, every hour on the hour 17 October 10am-3pm
Rawlett School, Tamworth Taking part in sports events and integration 17 October NA
Tamworth Belgrave Community Fire Station Elderly keep fit group & coffee morning with CPR demonstration for Restart a Heart 18 October 10am-12pm
Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton Promoting basic CPR and healthy living 19 October 10am-3pm
Two Rivers High School, Tamworth Restart a heart, practical and video 20 October NA
Tutbury village Quiz involving a walk around Tutbury to find the answers. Healthy snacks and water on completion. Prize for the winner. Safe and Well discussions included. 20 October 1pm-4pm
Barton Bowls Club Bowls session and talk through keeping active and safe and well information and advice. 20 October 1-4pm

Events being held in the west of the county are as follows:

Venue Activity Date Time
Signpost Centre, Highfields, Stafford Fun and wellbeing day 14 October 11am-2pm
Stone Community Fire Station Free community basic CPR training with a Community First Responder & demonstration of a defibrillator machine for U3A community groups 17, 18, 19 & 20 October NA
Penkridge Walk for all in conjunction with other community groups including the Round Table sponsored by Co-op Penkridge (donating fruit and drinks). First Responders carrying out blood pressure tests. 15 October 10.30am-2pm
Walton High School, Stafford Tug of war, fitness promotion 16 October NA
Littleton Green Primary school Restart a heart sessions 16 October NA
Sainsburys Wombourne Basic CPR training with a Community First Responder & demonstration of a defibrillator machine, healthy eating. 16 October 10-2pm
Co-op Silkmore Lane, Stafford Healthy eating, heartstart, BMI health checks, MIND 16 October 10am-3pm
Downs Banks, Barlaston Walking for all abilities 17 October 10.30-1pm
High Street, Stone CPR/ DEFIB Demonstration and overview 17 October 9am-4pm
Eccleshall village centre CPR training 18 October 9am-4pm
Cannock Community Fire Station Walk from fire station to Mill Green nature reserve then back to the station for refreshments and fire safety talk. 20 October 9.30am-1pm

Events being held in the north of the county are as follows:

Venue Activity Date Time
Performance Arts Centre, Newcastle-under-Lyme College T dance 13 October 12.30pm-3pm
Butt Lane Community Centre Group fitness & basic first aid, fire safety 14 October 9-11.30am
Tesco community event, Hanley Fire safety, health and wellbeing, healthy lifestyles 16-20 October During the day
Port Vale Football Club Fire safety, health and wellbeing, healthy lifestyles 16 October TBC
Biddulph Community Fire Station Safe+Sound – home fire safety, staying safe online & out & about. 17 October 9am-1pm
1-5pm
Biddulph Community Fire Station Progressive muscular relaxation taster sessions 17 October Throughout the day
Mount Pleasant Care home, Leek Fire safety, health & wellbeing 17-18 October NA
Basford Hall, Ipstones? TBC TBC TBC
Pitshill Victory Bowling Club, Chell Heart start CPR to local community room users 17 October NA
Temple Street Methodist Church, Fenton Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 17 October 10.30am-12pm
Milton Methodist Church Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 17 October 1.30-3.30pm
Marys Church Centre, Bucknall Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 17 October 10.30am-12.30pm
Goldenhill Community Hall, Stoke-on-Trent Over 65s basic CPR, fitness & fire safety talk 18 October 2-4pm
Dimensions Leisure Centre TBC 18 October 10am onwards
Longton Central Hall Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 18 October 10am-12pm
Hanley Community Fire Station My world project 19 October 9.30am-3pm
St Albans, Blurton Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 19 October 10.30am-12pm
CCMA, Cobridge Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 19 October 10.30am-12pm
Longton Central Hall Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 19 October 10am-12pm
Rowan Village, Meir Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 19 October 2-4pm
Sandyford Community Fire Station Over 65s basic CPR for community group 19 October NA
Stoke Baptist Church Age UK falls prevention exercise class & fire safety talk 20 October 10.30am-12.30pm
Bradeley Village, Fegg Hayes Age UK basic CPR, fitness & fire safety talk 20 October TBC
Longton Community Fire Station Carb counting course 20 October 9am-5pm
Hanley Community Fire Station Heart start CPR to local community room users 16-20 October NA
Haregate Community Centre, Leek Fire safety, health & wellbeing, healthy lifestyles 20 October TBC
Woody’s Boxing Club, Joiners Square, Hanley Fitness, basic first aid & fire safety with junior boxing club (aged 8-13) 20 October
Tesco Store, Kidsgrove Community event, fire safety, health & wellbeing, healthy lifestyles 21 October 9am-1pm

Find out more about Restart a heart day here http://www.restartaheart.yas.nhs.uk/day/