Coffee and keep fit

Bexhill Centre Macmillan
Bexhill Centre Macmillan

Staff and members of Bexhill Leisure Centre were busy baking cakes last week when they hosted a coffee morning event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

The centre took part in charity’s World Biggest Coffee Morning event on Friday September 25 raising more than £700.

As well as everyone enjoying a slice of cake, the centre held a Legs, Bums and Tums class and Freedom Leisure staff member Phil Wynn also took on his own personal challenge on the day, mounting an exercise bike to complete a 12-hour spin-a-thon.

“It’s great to see our staff and local community raising money for such a worthy cause. I’d like to thank all of our customers who came along as the event was a great success and everyone certainly enjoyed a slice of cake or two,” said Freedom Leisure Centre Manager Paul Norris.

“I would also like to congratulate Phil on completing the 12 hour spin bike challenge.

“There aren’t many 22 year olds who want to take on the challenge on their birthday and he helped raise a fantastic amount for Macmillan.”

Bexhill Leisure Centre, is based at Down Road and operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Rother District Council.

Freedom Leisure was taking part in National Older People’s Day on October 1 by offering a day of activities for local people aged 50 and over.

Freedom Leisure’s sites across Rother and Hastings boast a fantastic range of facilities from dedicated virtual spin studios, swimming pools, saunas, fully equipped gym as well as a wide range of other activities and classes.

This year’s Macmillan coffee morning appeal has already raised more than £2 million pounds, with more money coming in.

There were other Macmillan coffee morning in Bexhill, including a well attended event hosted by Sidley Baptist Church.

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