Pioneering new campaign challenges weight myths and asks what it means to have a healthy weight
An ambitious new Suffolk campaign is calling on society to rethink its perception of people who are overweight or obese, as well as supporting families to enjoy a healthy weight.
With a variety of genetic and lifestyle factors determining our risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes, OneLife are urging everyone to find out if they are at risk this Christmas.
The campaign, which is being supported by GPs and pharmacies, wants everyone in Suffolk to take the Diabetes…Read more
OneLife Suffolk are offering support for parents across the county following the release of the latest annual measurements of children’s body mass index (BMI).
Figures released today reveal that following a national trend a growing number of children in Suffolk are overweight…Read more
With autumn making its appearance across the county it can only mean one thing…the launch of Stepping Out in Suffolk’s autumn/winter Health Walks Brochure.
Jam-packed with over 250 walks suitable for all ages and abilities there’s an excuse for everyone to don their hats,…Read more
OneLife Suffolk hit the road this week to welcome the return of Stoptober – the national 28-day stop smoking challenge – in the form of a three-day roadshow.
Suffolk County Council’s integrated healthy lifestyle service parked up in three of the county’s key towns; Lowestoft,…Read more
Suffolk’s active 65-85 year olds are inspiring others to move more by sharing their stories for OneLife Suffolk’s Active Ageing campaign.
From avid gym goers to walking footballers, our county’s older generation are proving they’ve still got it for 150 minutes and more.
OneLife Suffolk, welcomes focus on childhood obesity following launch of government strategy
In response to the launch of the government’s childhood obesity strategy, OneLife Suffolk, the county’s leading health service provider, aim to continue their mission to help local…Read more
Last night Suffolk students celebrated their commitment to healthy living in style with the full red carpet treatment at the first OneLife Suffolk Oscars.
16 schools took part in a project to create short films showcasing powerful and often unique approaches to positive health,…Read more
Sudbury retailers are getting fruity this summer in a fight to get kids eating their 5 a day.
Suppliers already add stickers to their produce, but to help people get more out of it, volunteers, as part of a project led by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and Suffolk’s Public…Read more
If it wasn’t enough that Bury St Edmunds was crowned Suffolk’s most active town, the county is set to continue celebrating with not one, but two sports awards in St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath.
St Edmundsbury Sports Awards kicked off its 10th year last week but it’s the first…Read more
Sudbury is set to become a real life game, as part of a walking and cycling competition that is taking the UK by storm.
Beat the Street, encourages players to walk, cycle and run around their town logging their journeys as they go. Residents will be given cards to tap against…Read more
The team had a great time at the Suffolk Show on the 1st and 2nd of June. We carried out lots of health checks and mini health MOTs and taught everyone about the importance of minding your sugar intake!
Keep an eye out for the team at future events in your area.Read more
Weighing the Options: When Can the Law Intervene in the Childhood Obesity Epidemic?
Professor Paul Gately will be speaking at a Childhood Obesity seminar in London tonight alongside other industry experts.
The seminar, organised by national law firm, Bolt Burdon Kemp, will see…Read more
Join us at one of our three launch events across Suffolk. The partnership behind OneLife Suffolk will be outlining the offer and how we can work with local stakeholders to achieve health and wellbeing for all in Suffolk.
If you’re interested in attending, head to www.bookwhen.com/onelifesuffolk…Read more
The OneLife Suffolk Club is for anyone that’s unsure if they are ready to access a service. Anyone can call the team and find out when and where their nearest Club session is running. Here, they can speak to their local team face-to-face and decide for themselves if they would like…Read more
If you knew that to burn off the calories in a blueberry muffin, you’d need to walk for 48 minutes, would you make a healthier choice? Shirley Cramer, chief executive of the Royal Society for Public Health thinks a simple icon on food packaging showing how many minutes of walking…Read more
A new integrated healthy lifestyle service, OneLife Suffolk, is now available across the county. The partner organisations behind the new service are Leeds Beckett University, MoreLife, Quit 51 and Healthier Futures (formerly Tobacco Free Futures). The aim of OneLife Suffolk is to…Read more