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Straight back at you! Halo is sending a note of huge thanks to their preferred office supplies supplier Complete BusinessSolutions after Mark Benbow, the company’s Business Development Manager (pictured here left) donated a chunk of Halo’s annual office supply spend back to the Halo Sports Foundation.

The Halo Sport Foundation exists to help local talented athletes across the county who need financial support to compete in regional, national and international events.

Mark said “Halo is a loyal customer and we wanted to reward that by supporting their charity. As a company anything that helps develop local talent is something we want to be involved with. We are excited that our financial support could in a small way play a part in helping a young talented sportsperson get their place on the medal podium!’

“Every year we see a growing number of local sportspeople apply for support through The Foundation. Thanks to donations from companies such as Complete Business Solutions we can help even more local sports people realise their sporting dream.” said Mike Smith, Halo’s Finance Director (pictured right)

If you would like to get involved with  the work of The Halo Sport Foundation and support the sporting stars of tomorrow - call Cathy Fletcher on 01568 618983

Update on the redevelopment of Bridgnorth Endowed Leisure Centre - March 2017

As you know whilst working on the final phase of the £400,000 centre refurbishment, the building specialists uncovered additional, unforeseen structural issues with the steel support columns in the pool area. Whilst not unusual in a building of this age (1970’s) this only came to light during the last survey. Work is progressing well to address these issues and we are working with Bridgnorth Endowed School to secure the additional £300,000 needed to finish the job - before the work on the changing rooms can recommence.  We are hopeful the pool will reopen by the end of June in time for the school holidays. We will then crack on with modernisation of the changing rooms which we aim to reveal early September.

Leominster’s Lucton School enjoyed an 'opening game' to celebrate the launch of the new world class hockey pitch at Halo’s Bridge Street Sports Centre on Thursday.

The new pitch - created with the help of £248,000 National Lottery Funding (Halo teamed up with Herefordshire Council, local hockey clubs and England hockey to put in the bid) will be a catalyst for attracting and training new players, and bringing back those who haven’t picked up their sticks for some years, said Halo’s partnership manager Alex Haines.

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3 ways to say Happy Mother’s Day on March 26

The card’s a must, but think outside the box when it comes to the gift this year. Because what mothers treasure most is:

Celebrating the 10th annual National Apprenticeships Week March 6th - 10th!

We’re delighted that a growing number of Halo’s health and fitness team have found a career they love. They might have started as volunteers, parent helpers, or part-timers in our centres, and you’ll see them now teaching classes, training to be lifeguards, and providing personal fitness advice. One of our newest initiatives – apprenticeships – has welcomed a number of new recruits.

March 8th is National No Smoking Day and we’re prouder than ever of our Quit & Get Fit graduates. They are walking, talking proof that working with experts (and others who want to quit) and seeing and feeling their health improve as they move through the Halo stop smoking support programmes.

Go the distance on Halo's ultimate obstacle course challenge- Sunday 30th July 2017, Hereford Race Course.

Working with our friends from Urban Attack we’re transforming Hereford’s stunning racecourse into the ultimate obstacle course challenge. But on this unique day there will be no horses involved with all runners being of the two-legged kind!

If you haven’t tried this already, you must. Indoor cycling is a sensational group exercise class performed on stationary bikes. People thought it might be a trend when it first became popular in the 90s but it’s testament to how much people love it (and how much good it does them – strength and cardio) that there are now thousands of indoor cycling classes across the UK.

Halo Herefordshire is proud to take part in the world’s biggest annual fundraising swim first week of April and we’re inviting everyone - every age and every ability - the chance to take part.