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Seated Tai Chi sessions in Chesterfield provide some relief for attendees with ME and Fibromyalgia

Seated Tai Chi sessions in Chesterfield provide some relief for attendees with ME and Fibromyalgia

Seated tai chi sessions in Chesterfield are helping members with ME and fibromyalgia manage their condition. Tai Chi is an ancient martial art that combines slow and gentle movements with patterned breathing. It is usually practiced whilst standing, but has been adapted for those who require seated exercise. Instructor, Margaret Wood, 60, says tai chi … Continue reading Seated Tai Chi sessions in Chesterfield provide some relief for attendees with ME and Fibromyalgia

Chesterfield Cycle Campaign outline plans for the town’s cycle network

Chesterfield Cycle Campaign outline plans for the town’s cycle network

For over 20 years Chesterfield Cycle Campaign has lobbied for the town to have a comprehensive cycle infrastructure. Last year, the £1 million Station Link cycle and walking path opened to the public. The path, which connects Somersall, Queen’s Park and Chesterfield Train Station, is part of a proposed network of joined up cycle routes … Continue reading Chesterfield Cycle Campaign outline plans for the town’s cycle network

Derbyshire veterans assist peers with the challenges of civilian living

Derbyshire veterans assist peers with the challenges of civilian living

The Derbyshire Veterans Group is a veteran led, peer group based in Chesterfield. It supports those who are struggling to adjust to life outside of the armed forces. Glyn Cooke, 61, Chairman of the group, served in the Coldstream Guards for 18 years, where he enjoyed running marathons and captaining the football team. Glyn became … Continue reading Derbyshire veterans assist peers with the challenges of civilian living