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July, 2018

Thriving archery club works with with local partners to give more shooting opportunities for archers in the area

Thriving archery club works with with local partners to give more shooting opportunities for archers in the area

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:39

Wymondham Archers archery club has announced a partnership agreement with Wymondham Rugby Club, which will enable archers in the area to benefit from a full calendar of archery opportunities.

The club has... Read More »

Tags: Archery, Clubs, Wymondham Archers

West Earlham Junior School uses sports week to help pupils get the most out of PE and Sports Premium funding

West Earlham Junior School uses sports week to help pupils get the most out of PE and Sports Premium funding

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:33

Last month, West Earlham Junior School in Norwich gave their pupils a week to remember with a week-long sports and activities event that saw youngsters participate in a range of different activities. The... Read More »

Tags: PE School Sport Premium, School Sport, West Earlham Junior School

Norwich doctors prescribe parkrun for patients after joining national parkrun initiative

Norwich doctors prescribe parkrun for patients after joining national parkrun initiative

Posted: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:13

People in Norwich will start to hear their GPs advise them to put on their trainers and visit their local parkrun, following a national campaign led by parkrun UK and the Royal College of General Practitioners... Read More »

Tags: Parkrun

Great British Tennis Weekend coming up!

Great British Tennis Weekend coming up!

Posted: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:58

Try tennis for free this summer at a Great British Tennis Weekend event! Thousands of free events will be taking place throughout the summer and all across the country, with sessions to suit the whole... Read More »

Tags: Tennis

Active Norfolk’s Sam Watts and NSFT win FA Community Project of the Year Award for All To Play For

Active Norfolk’s Sam Watts and NSFT win FA Community Project of the Year Award for All To Play For

Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:24

A weekly football programme which tackles mental health issues through connecting support services with men who may benefit from them has been recognised in the prestigious FA Grassroots Football Awards.... Read More »

Tags: All To Play For, Football, Mental Health

Funding available: Get more young people involved in sport and physical activity by setting up a Satellite Club

Funding available: Get more young people involved in sport and physical activity by setting up a Satellite Club

Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 13:32

Active Norfolk is pleased to be able to offer funding through the Satellite Clubs programme to help clubs attract more people and increase sporting facilities in the county.

Satellite Club funding is available... Read More »

Tags: Funding Available, Norfolk, Satellite Clubs

This Girl Can Woman of the Month - June winner announced!

This Girl Can Woman of the Month - June winner announced!

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:20

A huge thank you for all the #TGCinNorfolk nominations we received since January and for sharing some amazing and inspirational stories with us! Congratulations to Helen Fiske who is our winner for June.... Read More »

Tags: This Girl Can

Public Health England issues advice on the importance of strength and conditioning exercises for a healthier lifestyle

Public Health England issues advice on the importance of strength and conditioning exercises for a healthier lifestyle

Posted: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 09:58

While it's well known we should all be doing 150 minutes of physical activity every week to keep in shape, it seems most of us aren't doing the right type of exercise to strengthen our muscles and bones.... Read More »

Tags: 150 minutes, Conditioning, Exercises, Public Health, Stength, fitness

Charity looking to award grants to community sports and leisure clubs in the borough of Great Yarmouth

Charity looking to award grants to community sports and leisure clubs in the borough of Great Yarmouth

Posted: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:47

A local Great Yarmouth charity is offering grants of up to £500 each for sports and leisure clubs in the area to help promote the benefits of active lifestyles for health and social issues. The Great... Read More »

Tags: Charity, Great Yarmouth, funding