Altogether Now

    We knew that to turn the tide in Blackpool it would take more than health services working alone.  So, in response to a Government directive to work more closely with professional sports clubs, we launched Altogether Now — a Legacy for Blackpool.

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Altogether Now

Blackpool is a great place to visit for more than 10 million tourists every year. But unfortunately it’s not a great place to live.

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These are the key areas in which reforms have to be made if the health of peo­ple in Black­pool is to improve.

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Fit2Go is a six week, school and com­mu­nity
based healthy lifestyle and phys­i­cal activ­ity programme.

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Watch: Football legend and Altogether Now Health Ambassador’s moving interview about dementia

Following the recent launch of the latest Altogether Now — a Legacy for Blackpool short film, Health Ambassador and football legend Jimmy Armfield has been talking exclusively to Granada Reports about his experiences of dementia.

Jimmy features in the latest Altogether Now film which centres on the ‘How Good Is Your Memory?’ campaign — aimed at raising awareness of dementia across the town.

In an interview which will air during the 6pm Granada bulletin on Thursday 19 March, Jimmy tells how he has become more aware of the condition as he himself has got older. You can view a short excerpt of the interview by clicking here.

Memories Are Made of This

Throughout his career he provided fans with numerous moments to remember. Now football legend, Jimmy Armfield CBE, is using these to support a dementia awareness campaign.

All is Revealed…

There were a huge number of nominations received for the 2015 Altogether Now Community Sports awards, all of which demonstrated the sheer commitment and dedication of individuals and teams from across Blackpool.

Drumroll Please…

Thank you to everybody who submitted nominations for the Altogether Now Community Sports Awards 2015. We can now reveal the first of the short-listed nominees.