North East News and Lifestyle

KFA, Kinship and Kynren

News October 28 2018

Bishop Auckland in County Durham hosts an ongoing summer evening spectacular named Kynren, which echoes the Anglo Saxon word "Cynren" meaning generation, kindred, and family. The show portrays 2000 years of English history in 90 minutes including an engaging story with myths and l...

Amazing Fundraising

News September 16 2018

In May, KFAMoves Middlesbrough presented 3 cheques for £300 each to local charities: Ova the Rainbow (ovarian cancer), Positive Strokes, and STAMP (a mental health charity). We made the presentations at our Quiz Night. The photo shows member Linda Robinson presenting a cheque to...

Youth Moves Dancer Performs...

News September 16 2018

Ruth Thomas, from the North East, performed with the English Youth Ballet's professional production of Coppelia. She was one of fifty young dancers to be selected from the whole of the North of England to take part in the production of Coppelia at Darlington Hippodrome during Apri...

North East KFA at the Natio...

News September 16 2018

Four teams represented our region at the Keep Fit Association National Festival - Move To The Rhythm- The Spirit of Dance. Toni Gabriel and Faye Doorbar produced Caution to the Wind Lisa Clarke produced Together we are Strong Christine Chapman produced a guest item Brave ...

Daft As A Brush Charity

News October 15 2017

South Tyneside Charity for 2015 - 2016 was Daft As A Brush, who transport free of charge any cancer patients in the North East requiring chemotherapy treatment at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. A fantastic £1,200 was raised through many activities, including

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Christmas Gift to Macmillan...

News October 08 2017

Middlesbrough KFA had their annual Christmas party in December, and presented a cheque for £600 to Macmillan Nurses. This was raised through various events during the year, including workouts, games night, and coffee evenings. The photo shows Treasurer Anne Smalley handing t...

Producers for the North Eas...

News October 08 2017

The Producers for the North East Teams 2017 will be as follows:

  • Movement - Lynne Casey
  • Fitness Freestyle - Amy Holden
  • Mature Moves - Marilyn Laverick
  • Skipping - Linda Killip and Sandra Carter

Support for Youth Moves in ...

News October 08 2017

We are absolutely delighted to have been presented with a cheque for £1,000 from The Durham Shopping Extravaganza. This is through Lavinia Nicholson who attends Christine Chapman's keep fit classes and who is on their committee. To date, they have helped 91 charities and have...