New man aims to promote healthy lifestyles

July 28 2017

The organisation behind South Gloucestershire’s leisure centres is aiming to get more people living healthy lifestyles after hiring Jim Rollo.

The organisation behind South Gloucestershire’s leisure centres is aiming to get more people living healthy lifestyles after hiring Jim Rollo.

 Jim has been appointed Healthy Lifestyle Manager at Circadian Trust, based in Thornbury.  He will focus on providing a referral scheme for inactive people who have existing health conditions, as well as those at risk of developing them.

The Health Referral Scheme will be for health professionals to refer patients to get involved with physical activity to support a healthy lifestyle.

 It covers a wide range of conditions including high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, arthritis, overweight or obesity, depression or anxiety and osteoporosis.

 Jim is on familiar ground as he worked closely with the Active Lifestyle Centres in his previous role delivering the award winning exercise on referral scheme for South Gloucestershire Council.  

Circadian Trust is a not for profit organisation that operates five leisure sites and two dual-use sports centres across South Gloucestershire, including Thornbury Active Lifestyle Centre.