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August, 2018

Pushing Ahead moves forward with website revamp and range of new activities

Pushing Ahead moves forward with website revamp and range of new activities

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:43

The active travel programme commissioned by the Department of Transport, Pushing Ahead, has launched its dynamic new website to help people in Norfolk get information about ways they can build cycling... Read More »

Tags: Gorleston in Gear, Pushing Ahead, cycling, norfolk

Tennis For Kids gives more children the chance to pick up a racket at courses all over the county

Tennis For Kids gives more children the chance to pick up a racket at courses all over the county

Posted: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:43

The Lawn Tennis Association has announced the expansion of its biggest grassroots initiative as it puts on tennis courses for kids in various locations in Norfolk. The Tennis for Kids initiative will also... Read More »

Tags: Cromer, Diss, Eaton Park, Lawn Tennis Norfolk, Norwich Tennis, Tennis for Kids

Local foundation now accepting nominations for £5,000 funding award for young sporting stars in Norfolk and Suffolk

Local foundation now accepting nominations for £5,000 funding award for young sporting stars in Norfolk and Suffolk

Posted: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:26

An industry-leading sports manufacturer, based in Lowestoft, is offering £5,000 to a local young sportsperson (under 25yrs) to help fund their development and help them reach their potential in their... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Harrod Sport, Sports Stars, Young Sports, Youth Sports

Ofsted review recognises the importance of PE in schools and raises concerns schools aren’t spending activities grant money

Ofsted review recognises the importance of PE in schools and raises concerns schools aren’t spending activities grant money

Posted: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:43

A recent Ofsted thematic review into childhood obesity in the UK has indicated that PE plays vital role in pupils' development and concluded it should make up a significant part of a broad and balanced... Read More »

Tags: Active Norfolk Governor Training, Ofsted, School Games, Youth Sport Trust

Free cycle family fun events make a return to Norfolk this summer

Free cycle family fun events make a return to Norfolk this summer

Posted: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:47

Two of the county's most popular cycling events are set to return to Norwich and Gorleston seafront this September to offer families in Norfolk the chance to get on their bikes and try all kinds of fun... Read More »

Tags: Better Points, Cycling, Gorleston, Norwich, Pushing Ahead, The Forum, Walking