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February, 2020

Announcing a change to the Business Games

Announcing a change to the Business Games

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:07

2020 sees a shift in the way the Business Games will be delivered. We have organised this much loved event for the past eleven years, however changes to the role we play in advocating for active workplaces... Read More »

Tags: Workplace

We Are Undefeatable is back

We Are Undefeatable is back

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 15:58

We Are Undefeatable returns to TV, social media and billboards this month with a new six-week push following the success of the campaign launch last year. We Are Undefeatable is a ground-breaking campaign... Read More »

Tags: We Are Undefeatable

Key findings announced from long-term conditions consultation

Key findings announced from long-term conditions consultation

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:53

The key findings have been released from Active Norfolk's survey of over 1,000 Norfolk residents with long-term health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, or poor mental health.

The results show a strong... Read More »

Tags: Long-term conditions

Life’s a beach at inaugural Great Yarmouth parkrun

Life’s a beach at inaugural Great Yarmouth parkrun

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:46

Over 150 runners braved the February sea breeze at the launch of a new parkrun on the golden sands of Great Yarmouth seafront.

The first Great Yarmouth parkrun took place on 8th February, with an enthusiastic... Read More »

Tags: Great Yarmouth, Parkrun, Running

Fun for 2,000 children at the Norfolk Winter School Games

Fun for 2,000 children at the Norfolk Winter School Games

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 08:32

Thousands of young people from schools across Norfolk came together for a sporting competition with a difference at the Norfolk Winter School Games finals.

The Norfolk Winter School Games Week, which ran... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Norfolk, Norwich, School Games, Sport

Inclusivity grant to make table tennis more accessible

Inclusivity grant to make table tennis more accessible

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 12:13

Clubs and organisations are being invited to apply for Table Tennis England funding to help get more people from minority or underrepresented groups playing table tennis.

The inclusivity grant scheme, now... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Funding, Table Tennis

Bring your community together by hosting your own Big Stroll in your local area

Bring your community together by hosting your own Big Stroll in your local area

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 11:31

Walking is great for our mental and physical health, and walking in groups is a great way to build social connections and help people get to know their local community.

The Big Stroll is a new walking programme... Read More »

Tags: Walking

Join the Early Years Active team and help under-5s enjoy an active childhood

Join the Early Years Active team and help under-5s enjoy an active childhood

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 11:12

Do you work in an Early Years childcare or school setting? Join the Early Years Active project and help get under-5s moving more.

The programme, run in partnership with the Active Futures team, offers training,... Read More »

Tags: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Training

Get £5,000 funding to get more young people moving

Get £5,000 funding to get more young people moving

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 10:44

Does your organisation have a great idea to help young people get active? You could get a grant of up to £5,000 to support your sessions through our Satellite Club programme.

Funding of £1,000... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Satellite Clubs