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January, 2020

New online tool to help people with visual impairments get active

New online tool to help people with visual impairments get active

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:37

British Blind Sport has launched a new interactive tool to help people who are blind or partially sighted find activities in their area.

Using its online activity finder you can find details of inclusive... Read More »

Tags: Disability

New running group to beat the winter blues

New running group to beat the winter blues

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:38

A new community running group will help people in Norwich to get active and improve their mental health and wellbeing.

The Outrunning group will meet weekly at Hellesdon Library from Wednesday, 22nd January... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Norwich, Running

Share your views to help more people enjoy messing about on the river

Share your views to help more people enjoy messing about on the river

Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:26

A major environmental project is asking for your experiences of spending time around lakes, rivers, and streams, to help more people to benefit from being outdoors.

Community Action Norfolk in partnership... Read More »

Tags: Norfolk

Taboo-busting ad marks five years of This Girl Can

Taboo-busting ad marks five years of This Girl Can

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:21

A new This Girl Can advert celebrates the unfiltered reality of women being active, as the campaign marks its fifth birthday.

The video, which will be shown on TV from Friday 17th January, shows women of... Read More »

Tags: This Girl Can

Council funding to support sporting excellence

Council funding to support sporting excellence

Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:15

Applications are now open for Broadland District Council's Sports Champions Grant funding for the area's promising sportspeople.

Athletes who live in Broadland can apply for a one-off grant of up to £125... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Norfolk, Sport

Healthy ageing event goes on the road across Norfolk

Healthy ageing event goes on the road across Norfolk

Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 09:27

A free event to help over-55s stay fit and active will take place at towns across Norfolk this month.

Norfolk County Council's 'Still Young Enough' roadshow drops in at libraries across the county on these... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Early bird discount for cancer charity runs

Early bird discount for cancer charity runs

Posted: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:10

Norwich runners can have fun and raise money to beat cancer with 30% off the booking fee for Cancer Research UK's spring fundraising runs.

The charity's Pretty Muddy obstacle race takes place on Saturday,... Read More »

Tags: Norwich, Running

Swing into the new year at an over-50s dance class

Swing into the new year at an over-50s dance class

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 10:36

If you're over 50 and looking to improve your wellbeing in 2020, why not make it your new year's resolution to try a Dance To Health class?

Especially designed to help older people stay active and make... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing