Emma targets schools in key role with community group

Excited: Emma Hoyle
Excited: Emma Hoyle
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One of Lancashire’s fastest growing community foundations is expanding further with the appointment of a new health and wellbeing officer, only weeks after securing additional funding.

AFC Fylde Community Foundation has recruited Emma Hoyle to assist with the delivery of its flagship Get On Board programme.

It’s a very exciting time to be joining the AFC Fylde Community Foundation, following recent funding announcements that are set to expand the reach of its community programmes

It will sees the Kirkham-based Foundation delivering curriculum and family engagement programmes in 23 local primary schools.

Emma, 30 from Clitheroe, studied exercise physiology at the University of Central Lancashire and has extensive experience in the health and fitness industry, having worked in a gym for many years alongside running her own boot camps for women.

Emma has spent the past 18 months teaching sport in further and higher education, as well as coaching a local netball team.

Emma said: “It’s a very exciting time to be joining the AFC Fylde Community Foundation, following recent funding announcements that are set to expand the reach of its community programmes.”

Get On Board is a flagship public health improvement programme constructed and delivered in partnership with a number of statutory organisations.

They include NHS England, NHS Wyre and Fylde Clinical Commissioning Group, Lancashire County Council and the Football Conference Trust.