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November, 2019

Come and Celebrate Being Active in Later Life

Come and Celebrate Being Active in Later Life

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 14:18

A free event in Norwich will help over-55s find out how age needn't be a barrier to staying fit and active.

Norfolk County Council's 'Still Young Enough' roadshow drops in at the Millennium Library on Wednesday,... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing

Jingle All The Way to Workplace Bowls Night

Jingle All The Way to Workplace Bowls Night

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 09:10

If you're looking for a Christmas work do with a difference, how about sleigh-ing other teams in a festive bowls tournament?

The Active Workplaces Christmas Bowls Games on Wednesday, December 4 will pit... Read More »

Tags: Active Workplaces, Bowls

Best Foot Forward as Community Comes Together for a Big Stroll

Best Foot Forward as Community Comes Together for a Big Stroll

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:35

People from all walks of life came together for fresh air and autumn sunshine in Norwich's first ever Big Stroll.

The group enjoyed a two-mile wheelchair-accessible amble around the leafy lanes of Mousehold... Read More »

Tags: Big Stroll, Walking

Sophie Does the Double at Active Norfolk Awards

Sophie Does the Double at Active Norfolk Awards

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:14

Great Yarmouth shot putter Sophie McKinna topped off a winning year with a double victory at the Active Norfolk Awards 2019.

The Olympic hopeful was crowned the Winner of Winners as well as Sportsperson... Read More »

Tags: Active Norfolk Awards

Squash Girls Wanted for Free Coaching Training

Squash Girls Wanted for Free Coaching Training

Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:27

Women who love squash can share their passion through a new England Squash scheme offering free coaching training.

The Squash Girls Can Coach programme offers a year of fully funded training, leading to... Read More »

Tags: Squash

£250,000 Boost for Disability Activities

£250,000 Boost for Disability Activities

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 09:26

Activity providers can apply for grants from a major new fund to help people with disabilities to become more active.

The £250,000 Toyota Parasport Fund will provide training and equipment grants... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Funding, Sport

Help Give Cancer the Boot at 24-hour Football Challenge

Help Give Cancer the Boot at 24-hour Football Challenge

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 10:11

Players of all abilities are invited to pitch in with a 24-hour football-athon raising money for the Big C cancer charity.

The tournament kicks off at midday on Friday, November 15 at the Football Development... Read More »

Tags: Football

Spotlight on Physical Activity Support for People With Disabilities

Spotlight on Physical Activity Support for People With Disabilities

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:15

Over 60 delegates from across Norfolk's social and healthcare sectors came together for a conference exploring how to support people with disabilities to be physically active.

The autumn Norfolk Physical... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Norfolk

Preparations Step Up for the Big Stroll

Preparations Step Up for the Big Stroll

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:57

The first of this autumn's Big Stroll community walks in Norfolk has been announced – and everyone's welcome to join it.

The free walk will take in the leafy lanes around Norwich's Mousehold Heath... Read More »

Tags: Big Stroll, Walking