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Wendy Middleton

BBC Radio Sheffield

A project which uses exercise to help Rotherham people manage long-term health conditions has been short-listed for a national award.

The scheme, led by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, is called the Active for Health and has helped over 800 people to live a more active lifestyle during the first 18 months of its existence.

Fitness project in Rotherham
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

It's been named as finalist in the Association for Public Service Excellence awards in the Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative category.

The recognition by APSE demonstrates how much we have achieved in a short time and I'm sure Rotherham residents will be behind the project and wish them luck."

Rebecca AtchinsonRotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
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