Lifestyle Programme

A Better U

A Better U is a FREE 12 week lifestyle programme for adults and families in South Tyneside who are looking to lose weight, get fitter and lead a more active life. 

When you sign-up for our FREE 12-week programme you will attend weekly lifestyle education sessions that will support you to make positive changes that will become lifelong habits.

You must have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 25 or over (23 or over in South Asian Populations). If you don’t know your BMI, you can use the calculator here by simply entering your height and weight measurements. Our course is not suitable for people who are Type 1 diabetes or are pregnant.

Register your interest using the form opposite. We will call or email information about our programmes (below are some of the more recent dates, we are busy adding more). You are not committing to joining a programme, just to receiving further information. Your data will not be used for any other information without your consent.

Group Start Date Times Where
Adults  Monday 25th April 2022  18:00 - 20:00  All Saints Community Centre, South Shields
Women only Tuesday 26th April 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Bilton Hall, Taunton Ave, Jarrow
Adults Tuesday 26th April 2022 13:00 - 15:00 Marsden Road Community Centre
Women only Saturday 30th April 2022 10:00 - 12:00 WHIST, Mile End Road, South Shields
BAME Monday 16th May 2022 09:30 - 11:30 Apna Ghar, Beach Road, South Shields
Adults Tuesday 7th June 2022 13.00 - 15.00 All Saints Community Centre, South Shields
Carers Thursday 9th June 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Marsden Road Community Centre
MH Focus Saturday 11th June 2022 09:30 - 11:30 Jarrow Focus, Jarrow


We are also collaborating with Sunderland Football Club to offer their FIT BLACK CATS 12 week programme, that helps fans to make better lifestyle choices. You will meet other fans just like you and get to see behind the scenes at Sunderland Football Club. If you are 35 to 65 get your FREE place by visiting  or emailing or call 0191 563 4777.

Group Start Date Times Where
Adults (35-65) Tuesday 12th April 2022 14:00 to 16:00 Beacon of Light
Adults (35-65) Wednesday 13th April  2022 13:00 to 15:00 Perth Green


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