Stars to promote sports drive

Former footballer: Jimmy Armfield
Former footballer: Jimmy Armfield

A series of new videos promoting a link between sports clubs and health services is set to be launched.

Well known Fylde coast sporting stars incluvding boxer Brian Rose, former footballer Jimmy Armfield, cricketer Steven Croft and athlete Shelly Woods will star in the videos - which is being used to publicise the Altogether Now campaign.

The campaign sees the resort’s NHS services work with Blackpool Football Club to the health of the town’s population.

A spokesman for the project said: “Each year we produce a new Altogether Now film which highlights what the partnership is all about and the work taking place to improve the lives of every person in Blackpool.”

Once the videos have been made they will be able to be seen at www.altogethernowblackpool.com.