Free health checks are being offered in the City of Wolverhampton as part of Residents Week (1 to 7 April).

Go along and get blood pressure, height, weight, cholesterol and sugar level readings, as well as lifestyle information on smoking, increasing physical activity, reducing alcohol and healthy eating.

The sessions are being run by the City of Wolverhampton Council's Healthy Lifestyles Team

Councillor Paul Sweet, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Wellbeing, said: "The Healthy Lifestyles Team have a key role to play in improving the health and wellbeing of people living in our city.

"I would encourage anyone who wants to get in shape to take this opportunity to arrange a health check with a member of the Healthy Lifestyles Team and take the first steps towards improving their health and wellbeing."

Health checks are available on the dates below, at venues across the city:

Saturday 1 April (9am and 4pm)
WV Active Venues: Bilston-Bert Williams, Nettlefolds Way, WV14 0EF; Central, Bath Avenue, WV1 4EG; and Aldersley, Aldersley Road, WV6 9NW
Monday 3 April (11.30am and 2pm)
The Workspace, All Saints Road, Wolverhampton WV2 1EL
Friday 7 April (10am and 2pm)
Mander Centre Upper Mall, next to New Look

Free health advice sessions are also on offer on the dates below at venues across the city:

Monday 3 April (10am and 12pm)
Bilston Market, Black Country Route

Tuesday 4 April (10am and 1pm)
Ashmore Park Health Centre, Griffiths Drive

Tuesday 4 April (4pm and 7pm)
Wolverhampton Racecourse, Gorsebrook Road, WV6 0PE

Wednesday 5 April (10am and 12pm)
Bilston Library, Mount Pleasant, WV14 7LU

Thursday 6 April (9am and 5pm)
New Cross Hospital, East Entrance, Wolverhampton Road, Heath Town, WV10 0QP

For more information on the free health checks and advice sessions, visit Type=articles;Articleid=3740;Title=One You Wolverhampton;, call 01902 553838 or text 07747 532898 to find out about staying healthy.

Health checks and advice sessions are just some of the free events to support local people during Residents Week. For more information please visit Type=links;Linkid=8180;Title=Residents Week;Target=_blank;.

The City of Wolverhampton has so much to offer - it is a great place to live, learn, and work, and Residents Week activities are supported by a range of organisations in the public, private, voluntary and faith sectors.

  • released: Thursday 30 March, 2017