Event date: 17/10/2011 00:00 - 31/08/2025 00:00 Export event 11 August 2015 / Categories: Healthy City Healthy City Week 2011 Carlisle hosted the first Healthy City Week in October 2011. The week proved a great success and over 2900 people directly participated. A range of partners contributed, engaged and participated in the week, to make it the success it was. The week provided a platform to showcase the good work happening in the district and help us to shape future work, building on the three core healthy city themes. Healthy City Week events took place between Monday, 17 October 2011 and Sunday, 23 October 2011. Facts and figures There were over 1400 webpage views over the month leading up to, and including, Healthy City Week. Most were in the lead up to the week, between the 10th-17th October. 322 Children and Young people produced, took part in or watched the Healthy Living Theatre production - putting key messages across to a different audience. This also linked into their school education assessment criteria and allowed the older students to generate a portfolio and final performance for assessment approval. Feedback sheets were provided at Core events. All feedback was very positive and encouraging "...very useful event...", "...well thought out and presented", "I made brilliant links to use with the young people I work with. Very useful" and "Thank you, certainly learned a few points to take away and think about in future decisions." Approximately 1500 people were active in Carlisle Leisure facilities during Healthy City week, with 191 new participants trying sessions during the week. Primary school children in a year 3 class wrote letters following the performance thanking the older pupils for their performance; " I will start eating more fruit and veg and try to stop eating as many sweets, salty and fatty foods. Thank you for coming and telling us how to get fit and healthy... I enjoyed it, it was really fun." This feedback highlighted the key messages were captured by the children Print 1518 Rate this article: No rating Please login or register to post comments.