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Sport England sets out Covid-19 financial support

Sport England sets out Covid-19 financial support

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:07

Sport England has today confirmed that it is making up to £195m of funding available to help the community sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

The package is additional... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Sport England

New online safeguarding training for coaches announced

New online safeguarding training for coaches announced

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:29

Physical activity providers can continue their professional development in online safeguarding workshops run by UK Coaching.

The organisation has set up a virtual classroom to replace its face-to-face Safeguarding... Read More »

Tags: Safeguarding, Sport

'Join the Movement’ to stay active at home

'Join the Movement’ to stay active at home

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:58

A national campaign to inspire people to stay active during the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak has been launched by Sport England today.

With people mostly confined to their own home following the latest... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Mental Health, Sport

PE goes virtual to keep kids moving

PE goes virtual to keep kids moving

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 09:48

Kids across the UK are staying active at home thanks to the power of the internet.

As many families get used to a new way of schooling, with children learning from home and their usual activities put on... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Sport

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:17

A new groundbreaking report shows failings across sectors will continue to steer disabled children into an inactive adulthood if we do not act now. My Active Future, from Activity Alliance, calls for more... Read More »

Tags: Disability

Being outside is "a very good thing to do", says chief medical officer

Being outside is "a very good thing to do", says chief medical officer

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 08:42

The Government's leading scientific advisor has urged people to stay active and get outdoors if possible during the coronavirus outbreak.

England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty said that it's still... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Running, Walking

Could you help Norwich communities get on their bikes?

Could you help Norwich communities get on their bikes?

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 14:20

National charity Cycling UK is looking for a Cycling Development Officer to join the team and use their passion for cycling to get more people in and around Norwich on two wheels.

Cycling UK is the national... Read More »

Tags: Cycling, Jobs, Norwich

Special Olympics update

Special Olympics update

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:28

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Special Olympics activities have been suspended until further notice. The organisation has released the following statement:

"Following discussions between Paul... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Disability

How to stay active at home during the coronavirus outbreak

How to stay active at home during the coronavirus outbreak

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 10:47

Active Norfolk has put together some information to help people stay active at home during the current coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Whether you're self-isolating or your normal activity has been postponed,... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus

Beat loneliness at free music workshops for older people

Beat loneliness at free music workshops for older people

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 11:32

Norfolk residents in later life can get moving, make friends, and have fun at free music and movement sessions across the county.

The Our Day Out programme, run by arts and community development charity... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Norfolk

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