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  • Sep 02

    “Active Resident’s of the Month” award

    Many congratulations to our joint winners for the month of August. Dot & Joan always participate in our classes showing a great deal of determination and enthusiasm throughout the exercises. They are great fun and they always have a smile on their faces throughout the session . We have been delivering our sessions at Berrycroft…


  • Aug 05

    “Active Resident of the Month” winner July 2018

    Well done to Marie from Sunrise in Bramhall who is the winner of our famous trophy. Marie always joins in our class, answers questions and gives 100% at all times. Last week for the first time she caught the ball 3 times in a row, which is a great achievement for her. You are a…


  • Aug 05

    100 up for Mary – Many congratulations and a Happy Birthday

    One of our fantastic residents, Mary has just celebrated her 100th Birthday and still enjoys participating in our group exercise class. Mary you are amazing, keep up the excellent work.


  • May 12

    5 new clients starting on our exercise and rehab programme!!

    We are delighted to announce that 5 new clients have stated on our individual rehabilitation programmes in the past 4 weeks, have a look at our partnerships page for further details.  


  • Jan 11

    New Razzle Dazzle Shows for 2018

    We have some fabulous new shows ready for you and your lovely residents to enjoy in 2018! Ps. I Love You Show (Feb onwards), The Flappertastic Show, The Miss Presley Show, The Hippie Shake Show (May onwards) Don’t forget our other shows are still available It’s never too early to book your Christmas 2018 show!…


  • Jan 11

    “Active Resident of the Month” awards

    Many congratulations to Norleen from Dutton Court & George from Appleton Manor who are the winners of our famous “Active Resident of the Month” award. Both winners fully participate every week and have made huge progress with their fitness levels, at times they find certain exercises difficult but have never given in and are fully…


  • Nov 11

    “Active Resident of the Month” award

    Many congratulations to Maureen from Berrycroft Manor who is the winner of our famous “Active Resident of the Month” Award. She has participated in every session since July, showing excellent technique during the weights and resistance band exercises. Maureen always gives 100% effort and is making very good progress with her overall fitness levels. Well…


  • Oct 14

    Christmas Pantomime!!!!

    The Razzle Dazzle girls have published their material for the forthcoming Christmas shows, they are brilliant!! If you haven’t booked a show before please make sure you do, they are fantastic. Early booking for 2018 is strongly advised.


  • Oct 14

    “Active Resident of the Month” award.

    Many congratulations to Rose from Lisburne Court who is the winner of our famous “Active Resident of the Month Award. We have been delivering our sessions at the home since September 2016 and Rose has never missed a session, always joining in with great determination and effort. She is a great character and always tries…


  • Jul 15

    OUR SERVICES PLEASE GET IN TOUCH IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

    Please get in touch if you require any further information, we look forward to working with you soon. Razzle Dazzle Productions – Our fantastic CHRISTMAS shows: BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!!!!!! SLEEPING BEAUTY PANTOMIME This hilarious tongue in cheek Christmas spectacular adds a little sparkle to any Christmas party during the happy festive season. All…


  • Jun 03

    Feedback

    A very big thank you to Mike from Peel Moat care home in Stockport for the very nice piece of feedback he gave me last month. Your comments are very much appreciated and we are glad you enjoy the sessions so much.


  • Jun 03

    New Pictures – Latest Selection!

    A selection of pictures celebrating our “Active Resident of the Month” award and St Patricks Day celebrations in some of our homes. These were taken for in March and April 2017. Have a look at our other pictures and feedback on our website pages.


  • Mar 09

    “Active Resident of the Month” award

    Many congratulations to Nell from the Old Rectory care home in Warrington who is our “Active Resident of the Month” winner for the month of March. Since starting our sessions in 2015, Nell has participated in all of them. She is an extremely determined resident who has excellent technique when using the 1kg weight to…


  • Mar 09

    In partnership with Morrisons superstore!!

    AGE ACTIVE LIMITED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MORRISON’S We are absolutely delighted to announce our latest partnership with Morrison’s superstore and their Community Champion, Sharon Williams. Sharon and her team will be donating a variety of items during the year which will be distributed to our partner care homes. These items can be used at various…


  • Jan 12

    Spurley Hey FC – Cup Competition

    Since the beginning on November we have been playing cup games. After going through the leagues complicated cup rules this is how I understand things stand – the whole age group are split into 4 mini leagues and each team play each other, once all games have been played the top two from each of…


  • Jan 12

    “Active Resident of the Month” award

    Many congratulations to Helena from Bruce Lodge in Stockport who is the winner of our famous “Active Resident of the Month Award” Helena has never missed a session since we started delivering our classes 2 years ago, she always participates with a smile on her face and is a great person to work with. Well…


  • Nov 01

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 11’s continue to impress this season and remain unbeaten going into the cup competitions. At present they remain top of the group with 7 wins and 2 draws from there opening 9 games. We will also be attending the Cleethorpes Tournament next year during three days of competition, our base will be the…


  • Nov 01

    Two new partnerships

    We are delighted to announce our latest partnerships, we will be delivering our group exercise programme to Lisburne Court care home in Stockport and Davis Waters will be starting our individual rehabilitation programme. We look forward to working and helping you achieve your goals.  


  • Sep 06

    Active Resident of the Month Award.

    Many congratulations to Annie from Appleton Manor care home in Brinnington who is Augusts winner. Due to permission circumstances we are unable to display a picture, however she is a fantastic character to have in the group and always tries her very hardest. Well done Annie.  


  • Sep 06

    Senior Exercise and Activity Co-ordinator Certificate

    Delighted to announce we have 31 members of staff signed up to our great new course starting on the 14th September. As a result of this we are now in partnership with 64 care homes and other organisations. The course will be run in 3 groups over a 12 month period, if you are any…


  • Jul 10

    Senior Exercise & Activities Co-ordinator Certificate

    Starting this coming September our fantastic new course, open to all staff at your homes. This is a fully funded course and an opportunity not to be missed, there are only 40 places available so get in touch quickly. Information Document


  • Jul 10

    “Active Resident of the Month” award

    Well done Grace, you are a deserved winner for June. You have made real progress with your band exercises and you should be very proud of yourself. Keep up the good work!!!


  • Jun 13

    Spurley Hey

    Good luck to the under 10’s this weekend who host the annual Spurley Hey tournament this coming Saturday. After disappointing performances in Blackpool and Droylsden they will be hoping to recapture their form for the home event. Pictures and reports to follow.  


  • Jun 13

    “Active Resident of the Month” award – winner.

    Many congratulations to Maureen from Brabyns House in Marple who is this months winner. She is a great character to have in the group and she always tries her very best. Well done Maureen, keep up the good work.


  • May 15

    Active Resident of the Month

    Many, many congratualtions to Olive from Clumber House care home in Poynton who has won our “Active Resident of the Month” award for the month of April. Since we started delivering our sessions 12 months ago, Olive has particiapted with enthusaism and dedication. Olive works extremly hard and is a great character to have in…


  • Apr 25

    Updates

    We have a number of new partnerships this year, these are both group and individual clients. Have a look at our partnerships page for more details. There are also a number of new pictures on the website for the months of March and April including the three winners of our “Active Resident of the Month”…


  • Feb 08

    Spurley Hey FC

    As it happens there has been very little to report over the Christmas period due to the weather. The clarets were in action last week when they defeated Stockport Nomads 5-0 & 4-0. As always updates will be published as and when. Were have entered 3 tournaments this year, dates will be published once they…


  • Feb 08

    “Active Resident of the Month” December & January’s winners.

    Many congratulations to Mary from Parklands & May from Bruce Lodge who are our previous 2 winners. They have never missed a session since we started delivering our classes 12 months ago and are deserved winners. Well done to the both of you!!! Mary – Parklands care home. May – Bruce lodge care home.


  • Feb 08

    We are back – Happy New Year!!!!

    Apologies for lack of posts since December, we have had a few technical problems with the website which have now been addressed.


  • Dec 10

    www.strokeinformation.co.uk

    Last month Age Active Ltd attended the www.strokeinformation.co.uk Autumn Ball to raise money to support those individuals who have been affected by a stroke. The event was a huge success with just under £5000 raised. Well done to Nick and John for hosting a great evening.    


  • Dec 10

    Spurley Hey FC

    Both teams have had their games postponed during the past few weeks due to the weather, however both having been training hard on a Tuesday. The Clarets have a cup game this week at home to Juno. A win should see them progress to the next round after Christmas.


  • Dec 10

    “Active Resident of the Month”

    Many congratulations to Gloria from Berrycroft Manor and Bob from Hope Green Care Home who are our latest winners of our famous ” Active Resident of the Month” award. Both have done fantastically well during our sessions and keep themselves fit by doing other exercises during the week. Well done to the both of you….


  • Oct 08

    Spurley Hey FC

    The games are coming thick and fast at the moment with mixed fortunes for both our teams. The Clarets were back to the best last weekend with a 6-1 win against Richmond Rovers after losing there previous 2 games. The Blues however are still unbeaten in the league with a deserved 1-1 draw against the…


  • Oct 08

    “Active Resident of the Month”

    Many congratulations to Alan from Cherry Tree House in Romiley who is September’s winner. Since starting our sessions in April, Alan has never missed his weekly class and always participates with a smile on his face. He is a fun and energetic participant who always makes me laugh. Well done Alan, keep up the good…


  • Sep 08

    Spurley Hey FC.

    Once again Age Active will be sponsoring the under 10’s this year, team photos to follow shortly. Both teams made an excellent start to the season on Saturday. The Clarets won both of their games, 2-0 & 3-0. The Blues were equally as impressive winning their 1st game 2-0 whilst cing from 2-0 down to…


  • Sep 08

    “Active Resident of the Month”

    Well done to May from Brabyns House in Marple Bridge who has won the award for August. Despite having an injury to her wrist May continues to join in the sessions and always puts in 100% effort. She is seen her with our new trophy, many congratulations May, keep up the good work.


  • Aug 18

    We’re back!!!

    After a two week break we are back from our holiday’s. There will be no August “Active Resident of the Month” or newsletter. Both will return in September. Good to be back.


  • Jul 14

    Celebration Time!!!!!!!

    After 18 months and 2 years ahead of schedule we are delighted to announce our 30th partnership. We will be delivering our physical sessions to Burrswood care home in Bury, which is our very first BUPA home. Once again thank you to all of our partners for your continued support in our business.


  • Jul 14

    “Active Resident of the Month”

    Well done to Vera from Brinnington Hall who is this month’s winner. Have a look at our photo and feedback page to find out why she as won.


  • Jun 12

    “Active Resident of the Month”

    Many congratulations to Sally from Appleton Manor care home in Brinnington who has won this month’s award. She has been unwell recently but was in hand to receive her award on Wednesday. Sally has not missed a session since we stared delivering our classes before Christmas. Well done Sally, keep up the good work.


  • Jun 05

    Spurley Hey FC

    Good luck to the Under 9’s who are competing in the annual Burnley tournament this weekend. Match report and photos to follow next week. Below are the team pictures from the Blackpool tournament which we reported on last week.  


  • May 07

    Spurley Hey FC

    Well done to the Under 9’s for an excellent performance at the Blackpool tournament last weekend. After qualifying from the group stages with a record of played 5, won 2, drawn 2 and lost 1, they eventually went out of the competition in the quarter final stage. A narrow 2-1 defeat put paid to their…


  • May 07

    “Active Resident of the Month” award

    Well done to “Mr B” from Cherry Tree House in Romiley who is the deserved winner of our popular award. He has made huge progress with his arm strength especially in his left shoulder. Keep up the excellent work.


  • Apr 06

    Active Resident of the Month award.

    Many congratulations to Mary from Sunrise of Bramhall who is March’s winner of our award. She has made huge progress with all aspects of her fitness and always puts 100% effort into theaerobic exercises.


  • Mar 11

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 9’s continued there fine form with a hard fought 2-0 win against a resilient Lostock Rangers at Banks Lane School. Goals from Keiron and Jake secured the win and they remain unbeaten in 2015. Well done lads.


  • Mar 11

    “Active Resident of the Month” award

    Many congratulations to Margaret from Dutton Court in Cheadle Hulme who is the winner of the prestigious “Active Resident of the month” award. She is seen here with her trophy, Margaret has made huge progress with her leg exercises and is now able to walk with more confidence.


  • Feb 10

    Active Resident of the Month award

    Many congratulations to Audrey from Hatton Grange care home in Hyde who is January’s winner. Audrey has participated in every session since we started delivering our sessions there way back in April 2014. She always participates will a smile on her face and continues to make excellent progress with all aspects of her fitness. Well…


  • Feb 04

    Spurley Hey FC

    No fixture results do to the poor weather, the under 9’s are away to Lisbon St Anthony’s. Scores will be published next Monday.


  • Jan 14

    Spurley Hey FC

    Another fine display earned the under 10’s a 4-0 victory against a strong Juno team on a blustery Saturday morning at the   Power-league 5G  pitches. Goals from Kieron, Dougie and two from Lewis maintained their 100% winning start to 2015. Well done lad’s!!!!!


  • Jan 14

    55 or 79? It makes little difference if you kip fit!!!!

    Interesting article!!!! “By exercising, you do what your body wants it to do and are allowing it to age optimally. “So it is not aging itself which brings about poor function and frailty, but the fact that people have stopped exercising and are no longer active.” Prof Stephen Harridge, director of the Centre of Human…


  • Jan 14

    A Lovely letter!!!!!

    We received the following piece of feedback from one of our Sunrise residents last week. A brief summary. I arrived at Sunrise on 2nd April 2014. I started attending the Age Active sessions several weeks later, which i and many other seniors do. i cannot “praise the sessions highly enough”. The planned format of the…


  • Jan 05

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 9’s got their 2015 campaign of to an excellent start with a 4-1 over Mountfield on a cold Saturday morning in Bramhall. 3 goals from Raynor and 1 for Lewis made it the perfect start to the New Year in what was arguably their best performance of the season so far. Well done lads!!!!!


  • Jan 05

    Active Resident of the Month

    Congratulations to Max from Dutton Court who was December’s winner. He is seen here with his award and the rather heavy weight he uses during each of our sessions. He has made huge progress with his strength and can now hit a golf ball 60 yards of the tee!!!! Well done Max keep up the…


  • Nov 04

    “Active Resident of the Month”

    Congratulations to Mo from Newlands care home in Heaton Moor who is this months winner. What a great character to have in the group. She always tries hard and puts 100% effort in to the activities. She always calls me “Sir” which is a bonus!!! Well done Mo, keep up the good work!!


  • Oct 28

    Razzle Dazzle Productions

    We are delighted to announce our newest partnership!!!! Razzle Dazzle Productions are a Derbyshire based company, who provide a variety of professional, upbeat, all singing, all dancing shows for care homes.  Evoking the magical nostalgic memories of the past with songs from the good old days.        


  • Oct 28

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 9’s 12 game unbeaton run came to an end on Saturday with a 1-0 defeat to Lisbon St Anthony’s. They must pick themselves up again when they travel to Chapel-in-the-frith this coming weekend. Another 12 game unbeaten run would be excellent, come on the boys!!!!!


  • Oct 14

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 9’s continued their good start to the season and remain unbeaten after a norrow 2-1 win over Macclesfield on Saturday. Goals fron Dougie and Callum Jackson mean it is 12 games undefeated. Well donr to the team.


  • Sep 28

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 10’s are still ùndefeated this season and a further 3 victories this month have cemented their place at the top of the table. Despite not performing to their best they have managed to record a 3-1, 1-0 and 3-2 victories during September. Douglas Power is the current leading goalscorer with 4 goals.  


  • Sep 10

    News!!

    Its been a busy few months for us at Age Active, we currently have 17 partnerships and are working with over 200 individuals each month. We are working closely with the Business Growth Hub who are linked to the European Growth Fund. We are looking at different opportunities to grow our business in the next…


  • Sep 10

    Spurley Hey F.C

    Our first post of the new season!!! After a restful summer (not) the under 9’s returned to league action with a fine 3- 1 win over Richmond Rovers. Having completing an intense pre-season (not) they started the new campaign in style. 2 goals from Keiron and 1 from Dougie ensured they got the season off…


  • Sep 10

    Active Resident of the Month – August’s winner!!!!

    Many congratulations to Mary from Sunrise of Bramhall who is August’s “Active Resident of the Month” winner. Mary has been attending our sessions since October and has made huge progress with her flexiblity and technique. Her neck and shoulder flexibilty has improved the most which is excellent news. Well done Mary!!!!


  • Aug 11

    Resident profile – new monthly feature

    Each month we will be publishing the profile of one of our residents. This is a new feature which will include a number of interesting facts about each individual we interview. First up is Barbara from Dutton Court who is 85 and has been an active person from a very young age. She has always…


  • Aug 11

    Active Resident of the Month

    Many congratulations to Mike from Peel Moat care home in Heaton who is this month’s “Active Resident of the Month” winner. Mike has participated in every session since we started in January and is excellent at the hand-eye co-ordination test.


  • Jul 29

    Summer fairs 2014

    We have helped out at 2 summer fairs recently at Hope Green and Plane Tree Court care homes. We have helped raise over £250 using a mini golf putting game. The game proved to be extremely popular with adults and children with some excellent putting on show. We are helping out at another 2 fairs…


  • Jul 04

    Spurley Hey tournament & presentation

        A selection of photos from the recent victorious tournament and the presentation.


  • Jul 02

    Updates

    We have been extremely busy over the past few weeks as the business continues to grow. We have our second meeting with Andy Hall from the Regional Growth Fund on Tuesday to discuss our progress and future plans. We have also recieved 4 more pieces of feedback from our partners. We have been delighted with…


  • Jul 02

    Spurley Hey under 9’s

    The season finished with the under 9’s winning yet another tournament (photos to be published next week) After a nervous wait, with some parents having already left, it was announced that we had qualified as group runners up after 6 hard fought games. A 1-0 victory in the semi-finals after an excellent goal by Dougie…


  • Jul 02

    Double win for Sylvia of Sunrise.

    Many congratulations to Sylvia of Sunrise in Bramhall who won two awards in June. The first being our “Active Resident of the Month” award and the second our first competition between all of our residents.   Here is Sylvia with her “Active Resident of the Month” award. She has missed one session since September had…


  • Jun 18

    Spurley Hey FC

    Well it was back down to earth with a huge bump for the under 9’s on Saturday. After performing so well in the recent Bollington tournament, they crashed out in the quater finals after losing 3-1 on penalties. Despite progressing to the QF stage the performances of the team were very poor and this needs…


  • Jun 10

    Active Resident of the Month award

    Many congratulations to Ethel for winning this months award. Ethel has attended the previous 7 sessions after watching for a number of weeks and not having the confidence to join in. Due to consent issues we are unable to publish a photo to show her with her award. Well done Ethel keep up the good…


  • Jun 04

    Birmingham Bears on tour!!

      On Friday i took my youngest son Dougie to watch the Birmingham Bears vs Lancashire Lightening at Old Trafford, he wanted his picture on the website so here he is!!!!


  • Jun 04

    Regional Growth Fund

    On Tuesday 3rd June we had a meeting with Andy Hall from the Regional Growth Fund regarding expanded the business at a faster rate due to high interest in our services. He was impressed with the work we are currently doing and was even more impressed with the progress we had made in such a…


  • Jun 04

    14 and counting!

    We are pleased to announce a further 2 new partnerships this month and have just agreed to do an additional 1 hour session at Marple Dale after a successful taster session with their over 50’s residents. From today we will be delivering our tailormade sessions to Hope Green care home and Carmel Lodge care home…


  • May 19

    Get well soon Austin!!!

    On Friday i recieved some very sad news regarding a friend of mine who was taken ill after suffering what looks likely to be a Stroke. Austin’s Son plays in the same team as my youngest son Dougie, he is also a teacher at a school in Stockport. Everyone at Spurley Hey wishes him a…


  • May 19

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 8’s got their summer fixtures off to a great start with victory at the annual Bollington Juniors FC tournament. With a record of played 5, won 5; scoring 9 goals and conceding just 1 they finished top of the group and were worthy champions.     The under 11’s continued their fine form…


  • May 07

    Active Resident of the Month Award

     Many congratulations to Jane from Cherry Tree House in Romiley who is April’s “Active Resident of the Month” winner. Jane has attended every session since we started 23 weeks ago, she has always got a smile on her face (see photo) and has improved in every aspect of her fitness. Well done Jane!


  • Apr 28

    6 Months!!

    I thought it would be a good time to give an update on our 6 month Birthday, Happy birthday to us!!!!!. It has been a very productive 6 months and we are delighted with the progress made so far. The worry for any new business is always going to be whether or not you have…


  • Apr 28

    Spurley Hey FC

    The games will be coming thick and fast during May, with numerous summer tournaments being played to keep the players occupied. On Saturday the under 10’s were comfortable winners against Hale , winning 3-1 in the first game and 4-0 in the second game. Special mention to Dougie Power who scored his first ever penalty….


  • Apr 02

    Spurley Hey FC

    Two fixtures this week for the Spurley Hey teams. The under 9’s continued their excellent recent form with a good 4-0 against a strong Apollo Juniors at Banks Lane. From the first whistle Spurley dominated the game with their good passing and excellent work rate. The under 12’s after going 1-0 down finally came through against…


  • Apr 02

    Active Resident of the Month Award

    Many congratulations to Bridget from Marple Dale Care Home who is March’s “Active Resident of the Month” winner. Bridget has made outstanding progress this month and has attended every session since we started. Keep up the good work Bridget!


  • Mar 16

    Stockport FLAG & My Care, My Choice

    We are delighted to announce two new and exciting partnerships with Stockport FLAG and My Care, My Choice. Stockport FLAG is an independent service that puts people in need of practical or emotional help and guidance in touch with those local organisations best able to provide it. Stockport FLAG are the link to the health and social care services…


  • Mar 16

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 9’s continued their excellent recent form with a hard fought 2-1 win over Richmond Rovers in Poynton, whilst the under 10’s had a comprehensive 7-1 win in Cheadle. Congratulations to both teams.


  • Mar 03

    Spurley Hey FC

    The Under 9’s made light work of their opponents on Saturday, winning both games comfortably, 6-0 & 5-1 respectively. The under 9’s were knocked out of the cup losing 4-1 whilst the under 11’s did not play. With the weather improving it is hoped that all three teams will play this week.


  • Mar 03

    Active Resident of the Month Award

    Many congratulation’s go to Margaret who is February’s “Active Resident of the Month” winner. She has participated in every session since October and has made excellent progress in all aspects of her fitness. She has a bubbly character and has a great sense of humour. Well done!


  • Feb 17

    Spurley Hey FC

    After a number of weeks of postponed games, the under 9’s finally managed to play a league fixture against Stockport Junior Blues at Woodley Sports on the 3G pitch. Both teams played very well with the blues winning 2-0 and the clarets 3-1. The other teams once gain failed to play due to waterlogged pitches.


  • Feb 03

    Active Resident of the Month award

     Many congratulations to Margaret from Dutton Court in Cheadle Hulme, who is January’s Age Active, Active Resident of the Month winner. Margaret has had a very positive attitude to the exercises and has made excellent progress in her technique and fitness work. Well done!!


  • Jan 27

    Spurley Hey FC

    No fixtures again this week although all teams have had various training sessions and friendly competitions on 3G pitches. Any results will be published as usual.


  • Jan 27

    Age UK

    We had a very productive meeting on Wednesday with Age UK  who were impressed with the work we are currently doing with our partners. We are hopeful that one of our sessions can be incorporated within their activity programme. We are spending this week speaking to new organisations after our marketing material was updated with photographs…


  • Jan 06

    Spurley Hey FC

    All Stockport pitches were unplayable this weekend, however the under 8’s made the long journey to Chapel En Le Frith to play on a 3G pitch. Despite controlling the majority of the game they went down by 2 goals to 1, a disappointing start to 2014. The under 8’s have still had a good season,…



  • Dec 16

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    This will be our final post of the year, thanks to all of our partners and their residents who have supported Age Active since our conception in September. This week will see our final sessions of 2013, we start delivering our packagers again week commencing Monday 6th January 2014. We are looking forward to working with our…


  • Dec 16

    Spurley Hey FC

    The final fixtures of 2013 were completed on Saturday, the under 8’s had a comfortable win against Hale juniors winning 12-0. In the 2nd game against their so called B team the ran out 4-3 winners. Well done for a strong end to 2013. The under 9’s finished off 2013 with a narrow 2-1 defeat…


  • Dec 11

    Spurley Hey FC

    Good news!!! Spurley Hey under 8’s bounced back from a recent run of bad form with two impressive wins against Great Moor on Saturday. The 1st score- line reflected in a strong, team performance and they comfortably ran out 5-1 winners. In the second game the performance was just as good and the result just…


  • Dec 02

    No Fixtures!!!

    No fixtures this weekend, all three teams will be in action this coming Saturday, reports and other Spurley news next week. It was nice to have break, although my bathroom flooded on Friday so I was up early anyway on Saturday morning sorting that out!


  • Dec 02

    Active Resident of the Month Award

    At Age Active we are keen to motivate all of our residents, we have decided to award a small trophy to the person who we believe has been the “Active Resident of the Month”. We will use the following criteria to decide a winner: 1 – 100% attendance 2 – 100% effort and commitment to the session…


  • Unexpected encounters!
    Nov 25

    Unexpected encounters!

    On Saturday evening I was lucky enough to attend the Carl Froch Vs George Groves’ fight at the MEN Arena in Manchester. Thanks to my wonderful Brother I was able to find my way into the changing rooms at the end of the fight. Here are a selection of pictures I was able to take….


  • Nov 25

    Spurley Hey FC

    Finally, after weeks of moaning, the manager of the under 11’s sent me his team photo, thankfully it is excellent. Thanks Matt and thanks for the burger and chips you got me after I thrashed you at golf on Thursday.


  • Spurley Hey FC
    Nov 25

    Spurley Hey FC

    The under 8’s finally ended their recent poor form with a hard fought victory over Hale United (getting a bit fed up with all the travelling). Finally the team put in a better display and came out 3-1 winners with two goals from Lewis. The under 11’s continue to do well and are now 8…


  • Nov 18

    Spurley Hey FC

    A mixed bag of results this weekend, the under 8’s poor run of form continued with a 2-1 away defeat to Hale United. Too many players are underperforming at present and they are not playing together as a team. Too many of them are playing as individuals which is having an effect on their overall performance….


  • Nov 08

    Update

    I thought it would be a good idea to give everyone an update of the work we are currently doing and the partnerships we have created during the past 4 weeks. Age Active started trading on the 13th September 2013. We spent the first two weeks promoting our services, to date we have visited 57 care and…


  • Spurley Hey FC
    Nov 08

    Spurley Hey FC

    Spurley Hey under 8’s team photo. Look at the two handsome boys on the back row. Dougie is 2nd from the left and Jacob is 2nd from the right. All three Age Active sponsored teams were in action this week. The under 8’s suffered their first defeat of the season losing to an early goal against…


  • Oct 31

    Sporting Quotes

    “.and later we’ll have action from the men’s cockless pairs” (Sue Barker – Commentating on Rowing) Good old Sue, she still looks good on a Question of Sport. More posting next week.


  • Spurley Hey Fc
    Oct 31

    Spurley Hey Fc

    Only two games were played this week due to the weather, the under 11’s continued their fine recent run with a hard fought 2-2 draw. They could have sneaked all 3 points but unfortunately missed a penalty in the second half. The under 8’s are still un-defeated after 12 games with a impressive 8-0 win…


  • Oct 31

    Sunrise

    We are delighted to announce our first partnership with Sunrise Retirement Living in Bramhall, Stockport. Sunrise have over 1000 establishments world wide, with over 30 in the North West and 3 in Stockport. We will be delivering 2 sessions per week with further negotiations to take place later with regards to the other 2 venues in…


  • Oct 23

    Sponsorship

    Doug and Jacob looking very smart in their new hooded tops. Team photographs will appear next week.


  • Oct 23

    Sporting Quote

    This weeks quote is from the Great White Shark!!!!! “I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father” (Greg Norman – Golfer) We will be delivering our 1st taster session this week at Sunrise Retirement Apartments in Bramhall. We are hoping to secure a long term contact with them, updates next week.


  • Oct 23

    Spurley Hey

    Congratulations to all three teams after solid victories this weekend. The under 11’s were comfortable winners with an 8-0 home win, the under 9’s won 4-1, whilst the under 8’s secured a narrow 1-0 away win. All 3 teams received their Age Active sponsored hooded tops this week, keep an eye out for them.


  • Oct 15

    Sporting Quotes

    I think its only appropriate that we have a football quote this week considering England have a huge game against Poland tonight, good luck!!!!!!!! Brazil here we come, forecast 4-0 England, Gerrard first scorer.   “If history repeats itself, I think we can expect the same thing again” (Terry Venables – Former England Football Coach)…


  • Oct 15

    Spurley Hey FC

    All three teams had fine wins this week, congratulations to the under 11’s who won 5-3 in the cup against a team from a division above. The under 9’s were comfortable 7-0 winners whilst the under 7’s won 2-0 away from home. Keep an eye out for the three teams sporting there new hooded tops this…


  • Oct 04

    Sunrise Retirement Appartments

    We held our first talks with the Sunrise group who have three retirement complexes in the Stockport area. We will be delivering our first session with them on 24th October. Further negotiations will take place after this date to confirm additional sessions. They are extremely keen to establish a long term arrangement. This weeks sporting quote:…


  • Oct 04

    Spurley Hey

    The under 11’s and under 9’s were in action this week, the under 11’s travelled to top of the table Hillgate and despite a good performance lost 4-3. The under 9’s are still unbeaten having gained a solid 1-0. All 3 teams are in action tomorrow and reports will follow next week.


  • Sep 27

    Spurley Hey Juniors FC

    As stated in a previous blog, we are the proud sponsors of Spurley Hey Juniors FC. Currently we sponsor 3 teams, the under 8’s, 9’s and under 11’s. Keep an eye out for the players wearing their brand new training tops. I will be posting the results for each team every week. Spurley Hey are always looking to recruit new…


  • Sep 27

    Marketing & Promotion

    We have spent the week advertising our services and have engaged in a number of conversations with other stakeholders about the benefits we offer to a variety of individuals.  We have plans to develop a number of partnerships to promote our products to ensure everyone has the opportunity to participate in regular physical activity. The feedback…


  • Sep 26

    Quote of the week – 26/09/13

    On the difficulties of adjusting to playing football and living in Italy: “It was like being in a foreign country” (Ian Rush – Footballer)


  • Sep 18

    Quote of the week

    Each week I will be posting a quote from some of the world’s sporting greats. There will also be some rather amusing ones as well. This week’s quote is by the great Muhammad Ali. “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them — a desire, a dream,…


  • Sep 18

    Stockport Employment Fair

    We will be attending the employment fair at Stockport Town Hall on Tuesday 24th September 09.30 – 16.00, come and have chat and see what we are doing.


  • Sep 18

    Sponsoring Spurley Hey

    I am really pleased that Age Active have thrashed out a new sponsorship deal with Spurley Hey Juniors Football Club. This multi-million pound deal (I wish) will see all players receive a very fashionable hooded top!!!!!!!


  • Know your body?
    Sep 17

    Know your body?

    Have a look at the diagram, how many muscles do you recognise? At Age Active we offer 30 minute theory sessions on anatomy, physiology, nutrition and many other aspects of exercise and fitness.