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October, 2018

Nurseries and schools among those recognised with new Active Futures quality mark

Nurseries and schools among those recognised with new Active Futures quality mark

Posted: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:08

A new scheme that recognises the contributions that organisations are making to improving young people's experiences of physical activity has been launched, with six settings across Norfolk taking honours... Read More »

Tags: Norfolk, children

Active Workplace Champion training dates announced to encourage more businesses to engage staff with the benefits of a healthy workforce

Active Workplace Champion training dates announced to encourage more businesses to engage staff with the benefits of a healthy workforce

Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 17:04

A series of training sessions, taking place across Norfolk, have been announced to help train staff members to design and deliver workforce physical activity programmes in their organisations. The training... Read More »

Tags: Champion training, Workplace Health

Junior parkrun to hold information evening about potential new course in Lakenham's Lea Bridges park

Junior parkrun to hold information evening about potential new course in Lakenham's Lea Bridges park

Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:28

Junior parkrun is looking to bring a new course to Lakenham's Lea Bridges park to extend the reach of the hugely successful scheme and get more youngsters active from a young age. As part of the implementation... Read More »

Tags: Junior Parkrun, Lakenham, Lea Bridges Park, Running, Youth Sport

Public Health England publishes world-leading review to encourage disabled people to become more physically active for improved health

Public Health England publishes world-leading review to encourage disabled people to become more physically active for improved health

Posted: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:47

A world-leading evidence review to support people with disabilities in becoming more active has been published by Public Health England. In addition a comprehensive infographic has been created to encourage... Read More »

Tags: Disability Review, Disability Sport, Evidence Review, Public Health England

Nationwide study shows Norfolk marginally below national average activity levels

Nationwide study shows Norfolk marginally below national average activity levels

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:58

The annual Active Lives Survey, commissioned by Sport England, has revealed that people in Norfolk are marginally less active than the national average but that a greater number of people are fairly active... Read More »

Tags: Active Lives Survey, Activity, Norfolk, Sport England

Norfolk Sports Awards finalists announced - Lake, Lambert and McKinna make up Norfolk Sports Personality shortlist

Norfolk Sports Awards finalists announced - Lake, Lambert and McKinna make up Norfolk Sports Personality shortlist

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:19

The finalists for the 2018 Norfolk Sports Awards have been announced after the judging panel whittled down more than 250 nominations to just three for each category. The awards to be presented at the awards... Read More »

Tags: Active Workplaces, Norfolk Sports Awards, Norfolk Sports Personality of the Year, Shortlisted Finalists

Research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in physical activity and are ‘seen to be active’

Research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in physical activity and are ‘seen to be active’

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:39

According to a new study published by Activity Alliance, 47 percent of people with disabilities fear losing their benefits if they do exercise and are seen to be active. This is particularly alarming as... Read More »

Tags: Activity, Disability Funding, Disability Sport

New physical activity programme launches at the Forum to help build confidence for those struggling with mental health issues

New physical activity programme launches at the Forum to help build confidence for those struggling with mental health issues

Posted: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:28

A new activity programme that aims to support people with poor mental health through physical activity is set to launch at the Forum 10th Oct 11am-3pm. Anyone who has ever struggled with anxiety, depression... Read More »

Tags: Get set to go, Mental Health, Norwich Activity, The Forum