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Exercise Menu

Updated on 15th September 2015 at 10:31 am


Exercicse, Activities and Advice Menu

Rothbury and Longframlington

stages of weight loss


For further information and advice you could try these websites:                              – this link is able to tell you how much

exercise you should be doing for your age.

 You may need to act to: ·     Lose some weight

·     Reduce your blood pressure

·     Lower your cholesterol level

 It’s medically proven that people do who regular physical activity


·      up to a 35% lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke

·      up to a 50% lower risk of type 2 diabetes

·      up to a 50% lower risk of colon cancer

·      up to a 20% lower risk of breast cancer

·      a 30% lower risk of early death

·      up to an 83% lower risk of osteoarthritis

·      up to a 68% lower risk of hip fracture

·      a 30% lower risk of falls (among older adults)

·      up to a 30% lower risk of depression

·      up to a 30% lower risk of dementia

The following local organisations may help you with your plan:


Health Walks

Contact: Jon monks on: 01665 605030

E mail:

Rothbury Pool and Gym

01669 622834

(You may be eligible for a discount, please speak to one of our Practice Nurses

for an Exercise on referral).

Exercise over 60

Jubilee Hall, Rothbury

Sept 4th 10:45am

Contact Val Brown, 01669 622904 or Verena Axtell, 01669 621365

Rothbury Adult Learning Centre

Dr Thomlinson Middle School

Tel: 01669 621292

(Please check website for class start dates

and more details – fees apply)


Tues 19:00-21:00


Tues 18:45 -20:15


Mon 18:00-19:00 or 19:15-20:15

Wild Walks

Thurs 09:30-12:30

Keep Fit and Circuit Training

Thurs 19:30-20:30


Slimming World                                                                                  St Mary’s community room, church street Longframlington

Thursday 7pm

Contact: Jacqueline on: 07789 738519

Weight Watchers

Church Room

Monday 6-30pm

Contact: Kim Stewart: 07733 362215

Seated Exercises (falls prevention)

Church Room – Fee £2

 Wednesday 11:30-12:30pm

Contact Grace Aynsley: 01670 787283

(also runs Qi-gong classes in Alnwick Costello Centre)

 Road Runners

Memorial Hall – Mixed ability group

Sunday 9:30am and Tues 6:00pm

Contact: David Carr 01665 570241

5-a-side Football

Sports Court

Thursday 7-9pm

Contact: David Mills 01665 570156 or 07590 198003


Memorial Hall

Monday 7:30-9:30pm

Contact: Peter Russell 01665 570352

Keep Fit

Memorial Hall

Mondays 10-11am

Contact: Eileen Cameron 01670 787308

Men’s Keep Fit

Memorial Hall

Tuesday 10am

Contact: Arthur 01665 570758

Fram Walking Group

Meet outside Village Inn

Second Thursday of each month

Contact: Anne Lowrie 01665 570200