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Friday 23rd June, Halo Leisure and Herefordshire Council and other guests celebrated the official opening of the refurbished Ledbury Swimming Pool, and the £2.4m spend which has created a fabulous facility to benefit everyone in the area.

The Halo Swimming Pool - now complete with new sauna and steam room, new workout studio ( for personal training and a brand new and enhanced group exercise timetable), a gym with double the number of training stations and upgraded family friendly changing facilities and reception - has enjoyed a year-long makeover.

Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire is urging members of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire community to put forward candidates who they feel deserve recognition for their sporting achievement and dedication to sport within their community.

Join celeb trainer Rob Edmond for the ultimate pre-race workout from Tough Mudder, Spartan, Wolf Run or your local Furlong Fury - obstacle course racing is becoming more and more popular - so if competing in an obstacle course event is on your radar then this preparation session is for you.

This Summer we have two different summer packages for your juniors to keep them active and busy this summer...

There’s only a month to go until Halo’s brand new Furlong Fury obstacle course event at Hereford Racecourse. It will involve 20 of the most brilliant obstacles (high walls and low walls, monkey bars and mud baths to name a few) to give you a 5km/24 furlong challenge and we’d love to have you along to join the fun.

We’re going for swimming this month (on the back of the hottest June) which is perfect for everyone, and not just because it constantly cools you down as you work out!

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Every member of Halo already picks up discounts at local shops thanks to our membership benefits, but there’s more brilliant retail therapy coming your way very soon.As a valued visitor to Halo you will soon be saving  money when shopping online at a wider selection of fabulous stores.

We are so proud to have Jodie on our reception team at Bridgend Life Centre, a walking, talking example of what young people can achieve when given the chance - and the amazing places sport can take you when you give it a go. Jodie was introduced to the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust after she left school, an organisation that aims to support young people who’ve had more than their fair share of life’s challenges thrown in their path.

Our brilliant lessons with the charity Level Water offer children who have a physical disability one to one tuition, and boy has eight year old Thomas Williams shown us why this works. Thomas lost his hearing when he was two years old and his mum, Emma, applied to Level Water when he wasn’t progressing in mainstream swimming classes. And now?

National Childhood Obesity Week July 3rd - 9th 2017 is now in its sixth year, national Childhood Obesity Week continues to open up the conversation about children’s weight, challenging the barriers (from fears of knocking confidence or even triggering eating disorders) many families face when trying to tackle the problem themselves.

The week is supported by health organisations across the UK, and aims to challenge the government on its targets and policies and encourage families to seek help to stay healthy. Check out the brilliant NHS Choices website (just Google NHS childhood obesity) and think about what you can do over the summer to keep your family in good shape.

The school holidays offer the perfect opportunity to…