Villagers encouraged to ask about wellbeing at healthfest

PUBLISHED: 14:00 08 November 2017

Members of Cheddar Medical Centre's Patient Group, who organised a Healthfest at Cheddar village hall.

Members of Cheddar Medical Centre's Patient Group, who organised a Healthfest at Cheddar village hall.

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People gathered in a Somerset village to find out more about staying fit and healthy.

A health festival was held in Cheddar Village Hall, in Church Street, to encourage people to speak and ask questions about their wellbeing.

The event was organised by the Cheddar Patient Group and is the second annual event the group has hosted.

Representatives from organisations such as the police, library and Walking For Health attended alongside 20 national support agencies, including Age UK and Parkinsons.

Group chairman John Pimblott said: “Healthfest is a marvellous opportunity for the community to make contact with health and wellbeing agencies and well as networking between themselves.

“We must use the learning, energy and buzz created in a positive way to create a sustainable wellbeing approaches for the benefit of the entire community”

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