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In Tameside 63.8% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that less than 4 in 10 are doing enough activity to stay healthy.
Overall there are more adults moving in Tameside, 5,600 more since 2015-16. This is mostly due to an increase by +1.7% and 4,100 of those achieving 150 minutes a week. There has also been an increase by 1,500 (+0.7%) of those that are fairly active.
Following consultation with 14-19 year old school girls and local partners within Tameside, a freestyle gymnastics group was set up to engage this hard to reach audience. Read about the impact it's had here.
Children across Greater Manchester will have the chance to win an elite athlete appearance at their school ahead of the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run.