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Healthier Community Celebration event

boy circus skillsMitcham Town Community Trust*, with support from Big Lottery, organised an uplifting Healthier Community Celebration event at Canons Green on Saturday 27th May.

Over 700 people flocked to the 'Let's Celebrate' health and wellbeing themed community event with loads on offer. There were fruit smoothie bikes, a BMX track, pop up tennis, steel pan workshops, a mini Better Leisure outdoor gym, gymnastics demonstration, exercise taster sessions much more.

The event was delivered in partnership with MVSC and Better Leisure (Canons Leisure Centre Team) and was attended by a number of local dignitaries.

Kristina Burton, MTCT Development and Project Manager:’ It is a true pleasure being a part of such united group of schools and community groups including supportive Health and Wellbeing professionals. I am very proud of all achievements so far and look forward to offering even wider range of new and exciting health opportunities to the whole community.’

Bec Yusuf, MVSC (event manager): “It’s great to see our local community coming together and getting stuck in with the wide menu of great activities that were on show. Massive thanks to all those who helped make this happen.’

*Mitcham Town Community Trust has been a registered company limited by guarantee since 20th August 2013 and consists of eleven schools and two community groups from Mitcham Town. Cluster membership covers eight primaries, two special schools (SEN and SEBD), St Marks Family Centre and the Jeremiah Project. Working in partnership with one another and a variety of other agencies for many years, the Trust is offering wider community access to facilities and varied activities within and beyond the school day.

 

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