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Council's bid to keep kids active in South Derbyshire

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: July 28, 2014

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CHILDREN throughout South Derbyshire are being encouraged to stay active during the summer holidays.

Derbyshire County Council is backing a new Change4Life campaign to get children doing 10 minute bursts of exercise to help them reach the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity they need each day. Cabinet member for health and communities Dave Allen (pictured) said: ""Research shows that 10 minutes of exercise performed several times a day is sufficient to improve children's fitness and overall health and this campaign will support our commitment to promoting active, healthy lifestyles."

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