Heart Towns and Cities
As a Heart City we hope to bring the community together to tackle heart health and improve the lives of every single person living in Derby.
Derek Ward, Director of Public Health
Heart Towns and Cities is a new scheme
where entire communities come together to help beat heart
Heart Towns and Cities benefit from our range of resources and
education programmes so that everyone can take practical steps to
improve their heart health.
Heart Towns and cities also host a wide range of events
and activities, such as Heart Town rides, walks or
- uniting the community for one day to fundraise for
our Mending Broken Hearts Appeal
Alternatively, you could create your very own One Day event by inviting family, friends,
colleagues and neighbours to sponsor you to do something, and
help raise vital funds.
What are the
Everyone in your community can learn practical steps on how to
improve their heart health. By living within a Heart
Town or Heart City you can benefit
from our wide range of resources and education programmes,
- Heart Matters – a free service for
keeping your heart healthy, including a magazine that’s
packed with great ideas and support.
- Keeping Young Hearts Beating – a
programme for local schools, youth groups and nurseries – including
Arties Olympics, Ultimate Dodgeball and Jump Rope for Heart.
- Health at Work – turn your work
place into a more active, energised environment with this free
package of practical tools and resources to promote better health
in your organisation.
How can we become a Heart Town or City?
We're looking to work with communities across the country to
help us save lives. Call us on 0844 847 2787 if
you'd like to find out how your town or city can get
Heart Towns and Cities Online
See the latest pictures from our Heart Towns and
Cities in our Flickr gallery, or
Heart Towns and Cities group in our