Richmondshire District Council


Choose to Lose is a new adult weight management service. It is free to anyone who lives or works in the Richmondshire area, and are aged over 18 with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or above.

The service is funded by North Yorkshire Council Public Health, and delivered by the Choose to Lose team.

If you are ready to commit to a 24 week programme and want to feel healthier, Choose to Lose could be the programme for you.

Classes are delivered as a mixture of face-to-face sessions and a virtual programme.

Please feel free to contact us should you need to speak to us about the programme.

Use this form to:

  • Self-refer to the Choose to Lose programme

What happens next?

A member of the Choose to Lose programme will be in touch.

What you’ll need to provide:

  • Your details including address, contact details, date of birth and age
  • Name of GP practice

The information provided will be handled in line with the adult weight management privacy notice.

Please supply an email address so we can send relevant communication to you to keep you up to date.

Your privacy

The information you provide on this application form will be used to facilitate your self-referral to the Choose to Lose programme. The information will only be disclosed to individuals in the Council who require it to complete your request. Please be aware that your information may be passed to the Council’s Counter Fraud Service and/or the Police if we suspect any fraudulent activity. For more information about how we use your personal data please see the Council’s Privacy Notice on its website.