New Youth Chill Out Zone for Brandon

A new weekly ‘Chill Out Zone’ for young people was launched on Friday 20 July at Brandon Leisure Centre. Around fifty youngsters aged between 11-17 attended the first session, where they were able to play computer games, listen to music, play table tennis and enjoy free food, courtesy of Tesco Brandon. The Chill Out Zone…

Keep your kids entertained this summer at Abbeycroft

Parents across Suffolk – the summer holidays are creeping closer. We’re not trying to be cruel in reminding you, honestly! Many of our staff are in the same boat. Six-weeks of childcare concerns, mess, systematic planning and chaos. It’s a delightful time for working parents. So what we’re actually trying to do is help you….

Swimming instructor Sean Collier gives the lowdown on learning to swim

With Drowning Prevention Week not long behind us (15 – 25th June), we decided to speak to one of our veteran Swimming Coordinators Abbeycroft Leisure’s Swim Academy, Sean Collier, about why swimming is so important. As expected, Sean is no stranger to a swimming pool. He swam recreationally up until the age of 16, before…

Women On Wheels Success

Around 200 women took part in the ‘Women on Wheels’ ladies charity cycle ride in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday 8th July in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. Celebrating it’s fifth year in Bury, the Women on Wheels cycle ride, known as the WoW Ride for short, is a fantastic initiative to encourage women…