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 scheme where
entire communities come together to join the fight against 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 bike rides, walks or runs -
uniting the community for one day to fundraise for our Mending Broken Hearts Appeal
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, including:
- 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 0300 330 3322 if you'd
like to find out how your town or city can get involved.