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The Wellness Games are an annual London Wide sporting event for the over 55’s. Teams are entered on a borough basis and this is the first time that the event has been held in Lambeth with a Lambeth team taking part.

Mayor of Lambeth visiting the Wellness Games at Brixton Recreation Centre

Mayor of Lambeth visiting the Wellness Games at Brixton Recreation Centre

Along with visiting the games, chatting to team members from Lambeth and other boroughs it was a great opportunity to visit the leisure centre that I used to use regularly when I lived in Brixton but had not seen since its refurbishment.

Mayor of Lambeth with the Mayor of Greenwich who was also visiting the games

Mayor of Lambeth with the Mayor of Greenwich who was also visiting the games

Everyone was having a great time and it was clear that the games were hugely popular.

Mayor of Lambeth with one of the entrants to the Wellness Games

Mayor of Lambeth with one of the entrants to the Wellness Games

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Whilst visiting the opening of the Farmers market I met a team of young footballers visiting Brixton Rec. The Afewee Urban team were there to play in the Junior Football League tournament.

Mayor meets the Afewee Urban team playing in the Junior Football League

Mayor meets the Afewee Urban team playing in the Junior Football League

I chatted with one of the volunteers who worked with the young boys who enthusiastically told me that they were going to win today.

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