Healthy Living Fund
we are building a longer term “endowment” fund to encourage wider participation in sport and to run the Healthy Living fund, which is designed to provide grant aid to groups of people of all ages across Somerset, to help them live a more healthy lifestyle.
Within Somerset there is up to 10 years difference in life expectancy, depending on where you live. Significant numbers of schoolchildren are overweight, and one in three households have an adult with a long-term debilitating illness.

These are just some of the issues this fund will address; reducing health inequities, and improving life chances and quality of life.

Alan Gloak visited Strode College this week to give them £500.00 from the Healthy Living Fund towards their Trim Trail. 

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Councillor Alan Gloak said: “The Trim Trail will be a great way for students to get fit and local residents will benefit too.  I am glad to see that Crispin School is also involved as obesity is a hidden problem and we must act to combat it by educating young people about the importance of staying fit and healthy; this trail will help”

Councillor Terry Napper said: “We are lucky to have such an excellent college providing fantastic facilities for our local young people and the wider community.  This project is a great example of how people are benefitting from Street and Glastonbury joining together.”  

James Staniforth, Principal of Strode College said: “We are delighted to receive this grant .....  The Trim Trail will be a valuable addition to our sports facilities which are used by Strode students for their studies and their sports activities as well as by pupils from Crispin School.  The local community also make good use of our facilities for a range of clubs, classes and individual activities; I look forward to seeing people enjoying this new equipment in the Spring.”

Our Goal

TS5C's aim is to make a difference to people's lives in Somerset - be it in providing funding for trim trails, disability swimming events, up and coming athletes or community projects like wheelchair basketball.

We exist solely on donations from individuals, businesses and small foundations. If you would like to support our efforts, please contact us directly.
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