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More people are moving in Norfolk according to latest Sport England study

More people are moving in Norfolk according to latest Sport England study

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:52

The latest survey into physical activity levels in adults has shown that more people in Norfolk are being physically active, with a significant decrease in the number of people who are doing less than... Read More »

Tags: Active Lives, physical activity

Jog, walk, and volunteer to get cancer on the run

Jog, walk, and volunteer to get cancer on the run

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:22

People living with or after cancer, their families and friends are invited to come together for a free monthly 5k run in Norwich.

The 5K Your Way: Move Against Cancer group will meet at the last UEA Colney... Read More »

Tags: Cancer, Parkrun, Running

Life’s a beach for over-50s at dawn tai chi event

Life’s a beach for over-50s at dawn tai chi event

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:21

Tai chi on Norfolk's golden sands proved a great way to start the day at the launch of a new campaign to keep people active in later life.

More than 60 Norfolk residents in their 50s or older gathered at... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Norfolk

It’s official: volunteering is good for your health

It’s official: volunteering is good for your health

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:48

A study commissioned by parkrun has found that people who volunteer at its events enjoy greater benefits to their wellbeing than those who just come to run or walk.

While 79% of parkrunners reported improvements... Read More »

Tags: Parkrun, Running

Hit the court for free this World Squash Day

Hit the court for free this World Squash Day

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:54

Norfolk squash clubs are opening their doors for free taster sessions in celebration of World Squash Day this Saturday, October 12.

People of ages and abilities are invited to pick up a racket and give... Read More »

Tags: Squash

Free training for youth and community workers

Free training for youth and community workers

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:37

Active Norfolk is partnering with the award-winning charity StreetGames UK to offer free training this autumn for youth and community workers, coaches, and volunteers involved in delivering physical activity... Read More »

Tags: Norfolk, Norwich, Sport

Finalists revealed for 2019 Active Norfolk Awards

Finalists revealed for 2019 Active Norfolk Awards

Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:07

The finalists have been announced for this year's Active Norfolk Awards, celebrating the county's active inspirations - and tickets are on sale now.

The awards (formerly the Norfolk Sport Awards) recognise... Read More »

Tags: Active Norfolk Awards 2019

Explore Norfolk’s great outdoors this month

Explore Norfolk’s great outdoors this month

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:17

The whole family can discover miles of beautiful footpaths and cycle tracks as Norfolk celebrates its fifth Walking and Cycling Festival this October.

The festival showcases the county's stunning scenery,... Read More »

Tags: Cycling, Norfolk, Walking

Get moving to boost mental health, says campaign

Get moving to boost mental health, says campaign

Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:33

'Move more every day' – that's one of the key messages from a new campaign to improve mental health across the UK.

Public Health England's Every Mind Matters campaign, which launched nationwide on... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health

Pledge your support for safe sport this Parents In Sport Week

Pledge your support for safe sport this Parents In Sport Week

Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 12:19

A children's charity is calling for parents to help their child have a safe and enjoyable experience of sport as part of a week promoting parents' engagement in their children's activities.

The NSPCC Child... Read More »

Tags: Sport

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