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April, 2020

Resources to support inclusive activities at home

Resources to support inclusive activities at home

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:43

A suite of resources to help make home activities accessible for disabled people has been launched by Activity Alliance, which promotes inclusivity in physical activity and sport.

The resources are based... Read More »

Tags: Active At Home, Disability

#StayInWorkOut campaign hits your screens

#StayInWorkOut campaign hits your screens

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:18

With the coronavirus lockdown entering its sixth week, a new video from Sport England is set to inspire people to find creative ways of staying active at home.

The film promoting the Join The Movement #StayInWorkOut... Read More »

Tags: Active At Home, Coronavirus

Survey reveals how lockdown is transforming activity habits

Survey reveals how lockdown is transforming activity habits

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:26

A Sport England survey has shown how the coronavirus crisis is having a radical impact on people's exercise habits and how they feel about physical activity.

Research undertaken in the first week of April... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus

Sign up for the 2.6 Challenge to save the nation's charities

Sign up for the 2.6 Challenge to save the nation's charities

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:13

With fundraising events across the UK cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus crisis, the organisers of the UK's biggest sports events have created a new campaign to help charities fill an estimated... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Fundraising, Sport

Buddy up with a friend for a virtual mayathon

Buddy up with a friend for a virtual mayathon

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 13:44

If you're missing being active with your friends and family, a new, free app can help you connect with them and help you both feel happier and healthier.

It's never been more important to stay physically... Read More »

Tags: Coronarivus, Mental Health

Norfolk School Games go virtual to keep the spirit of the Games alive

Norfolk School Games go virtual to keep the spirit of the Games alive

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:52

The hugely popular Norfolk School Games will take a virtual turn this summer, to allow the spirit of the School Games to carry on despite the school closures.

The Norfolk School Sports Partnerships and... Read More »

Tags: School Games, children

WHO: "Stay active to lower coronavirus risk"

WHO: "Stay active to lower coronavirus risk"

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 08:55

The World Health Organisation has said that staying physically active plays a vital role in improving your chances of recovery if you become infected with coronavirus, whatever your age.

Hans Henri Kluge,... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus

Take on #Challenge40 for Big C cancer charity

Take on #Challenge40 for Big C cancer charity

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:00

Norfolk's cancer charity Big C is challenging people to be active for 40 minutes for 40 days and help it continue to support people living with cancer.

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the charity has... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Norfolk, Norwich, Running, Walking