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December, 2019

Teams wanted to pitch in at Disability Football Festival

Teams wanted to pitch in at Disability Football Festival

Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:07

A football event with the goal of opening up the sport for people with a disability is looking for teams to get involved.

Norfolk FA's Disability Football Festival takes place at UEA Sportspark on 20th... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Football

Saddle up for 100-mile charity bike ride

Saddle up for 100-mile charity bike ride

Posted: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 13:35

Up to 2,000 cyclists will raise money to fight cancer as they take on a scenic cycling challenge across Norfolk in the spring.

The Norwich 100/60/30 Mile Ride returns for its 26th year on Sunday, 31st May... Read More »

Tags: Cycling

Thousands of pounds to get north Norwich communities moving

Thousands of pounds to get north Norwich communities moving

Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:00

A new community fund is set to help people living in north Norwich become more active.

The Active Neighbourhoods project, run by Active Norfolk in partnership with Norwich City Council and Healthy Norwich,... Read More »

Tags: Active Neighbourhoods, Funding, Norwich

Run (or walk, swim, cycle…) Every Day to beat the January blues

Run (or walk, swim, cycle…) Every Day to beat the January blues

Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:14

The post-Christmas period can be tough, but a community initiative aims to boost mental health by challenging people to get active every day in January.

RED (Run Every Day) January is partnering with the... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Norfolk, Running

Latest research into children's activity levels published

Latest research into children's activity levels published

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:14

Almost half of children and young people (46.8%) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day - a rise of 3.6% over the last year.

This finding comes from... Read More »

Tags: Active Lives, Children

New National Strategy to Make Netball More Accessible

New National Strategy to Make Netball More Accessible

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:51

England Netball has announced a new strategy to make it easier for women and girls with a disability to play.

The national governing body for the sport will introduce a wide range of measures including... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Netball

Get Your Team Moving and Win Prizes!

Get Your Team Moving and Win Prizes!

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 10:04

Get your colleagues to Wrap Up and Get Out this winter and your workplace could win great prizes and charity donations.

Organisations can sign up now for the 2020 Wrap Up & Get Out Workplace Challenge,... Read More »

Tags: Cycling, Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Running, Walking, Workplace Challenge, Wrap Up & Get Out

Click and Go for a West Norfolk Walk

Click and Go for a West Norfolk Walk

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:20

A new website has been launched to help people get outside and enjoy West Norfolk's gorgeous countryside.

The West Norfolk Walking For Health site features dozens of free guided walks led by trained Walk... Read More »

Tags: Norfolk, Walking