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New restrictions have been announced in Charnwood to stop the spread of COVID-19

Tighter rules are needed because cases of the virus are increasing amongst all age groups – particularly young people and those over 60.

Most of Leicestershire is in tier 1 – ‘medium’ risk. Residents in Charnwood and Oadby & Wigston are in tier 2 – ‘high risk’.

You can explore what the new High alert level means.

Coronavirus updates for parts of Leicestershire 

Get active

Regular physical activity is good for your physical and mental health and wellbeing.

If you want to be more active, Leicestershire & Rutland Sport can put you in touch with your local Sport and Physical Activity Team.

You don’t have to run a marathon to feel better, just 10 minutes brisk walking per day could make a difference to your health – NHS - One you - Active 10

When you’re pregnant

It is important to stay active during your pregnancy.  NHS Choices - Exercise in pregnancy has useful information and advice.

With your family

If you have a young family you can benefit from being active together.  Help my child get active has more information about the types of activity you can enjoy with children.

Older children and teenagers should look at Health for Teens - Exercise

Leicestershire exercise referral scheme

Leicestershire & Rutland Sport - Exercise referral programme is for people who have existing health conditions and might benefit from being more active.  Ask your GP for more details. 

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