We've had a busy time over the last year. Not only did we win the coveted Echo Environment Award for best project as well as Environmental Champion, for our work at ALT Meadows, but we have also covered a huge span of engagement activites across the North of the City. Since the last financial year, from April 2017, our engagements have included:
236 Events and activity sessions
2465 engagements through events and activities
5304 hours of physical activity by participant and attendees at our events and activities
189 course participants via our Pathways to Active Lives project
502 Engagements through Pathways to Active Lives project including course participants, attendees at one off events and taster sessions.
122 Course Sessions (Therapeutic Gardening, Nordic Walking and Health Walks) were delivered at Mersey Care Life Rooms
1234 attendances at Mersey Care Life Room Sessions
>65 course participants at Mersey Care Life Room Sessions
Using recognised monitoring tools (IPAQ and WEMWBS), all of our courses at Life Rooms and during the Pathways to Active Lives project demonstrated:
Increased daily physical activity
Reduced sedentary behaviour
Our volunteers make all the difference to our projects and we thank them for their ongoing support and valuable contribution.
This year we were supported by:
22 regular and event volunteers
118 volunteer contributions
246 hours of volunteer time
The winners: Helen Rawlinson (Cass Foundation) with Anthony Lavelle ( Liverpool Councillor) and FOCGS at the awards ceremony.