Monthly Archives: May 2017

Things are continuously moving forward and progressing at GM Active. View our news stories for this month below to find out how we’re making it possible for individuals across Greater Manchester to take charge of their health and wellbeing.

Salford Declares Sugar-free Drinks Vending Machines Forever

Following a month-long trial to remove sugary drinks from its leisure centre vending machines and cafes, Salford Community Leisure has decided to remove drinks that contain more sugar than the government’s 5g/100ml sugar tax levy benchmark on a permanent basis. Salford Community Leisure attracts 1,357,225 visits a year. After the trial that removed full sugar drinks in March, the organisation…

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Salford Community Leisure launches This Girl Can Salford 2017

Following the success of Sport England’s inspirational This Girl Can campaign that captured the hearts and minds of the UK, last year Salford developed its own This Girl Can campaign following the news 63% of women in Salford did not partake in any sport. The scheme saw ten women selected as ambassadors who have been inspiring females aged 14 and over of all abilities to lead a more active…

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