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November, 2018

Nudge theory and motivating people to get active - helping people to help themselves

Nudge theory and motivating people to get active - helping people to help themselves

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:49

A new study reported by the BBC has suggested that the fear of losing something is a greater motivator than the benefit of gaining something the individual would otherwise not have had. As the UK obesity... Read More »

Tags: BBC, Inactivity, obesity crisis, vitality

Community activity funding grants of up to £3,000 available now in Breckland to tackle loneliness, inactivity and childhood obesity in the district

Community activity funding grants of up to £3,000 available now in Breckland to tackle loneliness, inactivity and childhood obesity in the district

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:09

An exciting new funding campaign from Breckland District Council's Norfolk Community Fund has launched to fund groups and organisations to deliver schemes that promote healthy lifestyles. Grants of up... Read More »

Tags: Breckland, Funding Activities, Grants, Loneliness, Norfolk Community Fund

Active Norfolk project to help tackle men’s mental health issues is shortlisted for top national award – as newest sessions begin at the Goals football centre in Norwich

Active Norfolk project to help tackle men’s mental health issues is shortlisted for top national award – as newest sessions begin at the Goals football centre in Norwich

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:42

The All To Play For project, which engages men struggling with mental health issues through football, has been shortlisted in the Innovation in Mental Health category at the prestigious Health Business... Read More »

Tags: All To Play For, Football, Mental Health, NSFT, National Health Business Awards

The Garage, Norwich seeks 3 disabled individuals to take part in a European inclusive dance project

The Garage, Norwich seeks 3 disabled individuals to take part in a European inclusive dance project

Posted: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:33

The Garage, Norwich is the U.K Partner for an exciting European Inclusive Dance Project funded by Erasmus.

They are on the search for 3 disabled individuals aged 14+ who would like to take on the challenge... Read More »

Tags: Dance, Disability

Physical activity and diabetes – Diabetes UK reports there are 10 times as many young people with type 2 diabetes

Physical activity and diabetes – Diabetes UK reports there are 10 times as many young people with type 2 diabetes

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 12:13

One of the UK's leading diabetes charities, Diabetes UK, has reported a rise of 1000% in the number of people under the age of 25 with type 2 diabetes. The charity also reports that becoming more physically... Read More »

Tags: Diabetes, Health, Physical Activity, Serious Illness

First ever National Safeguarding Adults week generates activities to raise awareness of the importance of safeguarding adults

First ever National Safeguarding Adults week generates activities to raise awareness of the importance of safeguarding adults

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:12

The National Safeguarding Adults week is an initiative put together by the National Safeguarding Adults Network, which includes members from Sense, Choice Support, Dimensions, Voiceability, United Response,... Read More »

Tags: Adult Safeguarding, Ann Craft Trust, National Safeguarding Adults week

Speedway star Robert Lambert crowned Norfolk Sports Personality of the year at glittering awards evening

Speedway star Robert Lambert crowned Norfolk Sports Personality of the year at glittering awards evening

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:08

Ceremony celebrated the very best of sport and physical activity in Norfolk

Crowds gathered for the 2018 Norfolk Sports Awards at Open in Norwich City centre on Wednesday evening for a special evening of... Read More »

Tags: Darren Eadie, Iona Lake, Norfolk Sports Awards 2018, Norfolk Sports Personality, Robert Lambert, Sophie McKinna

Grant scheme now open for Great Yarmouth businesses to support active commuting

Grant scheme now open for Great Yarmouth businesses to support active commuting

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:33

Is your business located in Great Yarmouth?

Do you want to be able to walk or cycle into work, but your workplace isn't equipped to help you do that easily?

If the answer is yes, then you can apply for a... Read More »

Tags: Active Workplaces, Grant

National Road Cycling Championships, sponsored locally by UEA, to be held in Norfolk in 2019

National Road Cycling Championships, sponsored locally by UEA, to be held in Norfolk in 2019

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:52

Active Norfolk is delighted to announce that the national road cycling championships is coming to Norfolk in 2019 and will see the very best athletes in UK road cycling come to the county. Sponsored locally... Read More »

Tags: British Cycling, British Road Cycling, Golazo, Mountain Biking

Norfolk Boccia Open a roaring success as ten teams enjoy a day of friendly competition

Norfolk Boccia Open a roaring success as ten teams enjoy a day of friendly competition

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:16

The 2018 Norfolk Boccia Open was contested between 10 teams from across the county and eventually won by Norwich Stollers after a close final match with Headway King's Lynn.

Boccia is a team Paralympic... Read More »

Tags: Boccia, Disability, Norfolk Boccia Open

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