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June, 2020

New guidebook explores how nature can help nurture your wellbeing

New guidebook explores how nature can help nurture your wellbeing

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:49

The Mental Health Foundation and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have come together to produce a free guide helping people to harness the power of nature to boost their wellbeing.

The guidebook, 'Thriving... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health

Free summer festival to banish holiday boredom

Free summer festival to banish holiday boredom

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:26

With this summer's festival season cancelled due to COVID, a Norfolk youth club is offering a free alternative that takes the festie fun online - so you don't need a tent, and you won't get drenched if... Read More »

Tags: YMCA

Getting ready for a return to play

Getting ready for a return to play

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:20

Sport England has produced several new resources to help the sport and physical activity sector start to reopen, as and when restrictions ease.

The published resources will help plan for a safe return once... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Sport England

Bright and beautiful Rainbow Run for hundreds of schoolchildren and staff

Bright and beautiful Rainbow Run for hundreds of schoolchildren and staff

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 14:09

The Norfolk Virtual School Games finished with a burst of colour as over 800 children donned their brightest clothes for a virtual Rainbow Run.

Children from 66 schools and their families, from two-year-olds... Read More »

Tags: Norfolk School Games

Guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:05

As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance released today by a leading disability action group will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments.

Activity Alliance has... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Equality, Facilities

Get up to £10,000 to keep your community active

Get up to £10,000 to keep your community active

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:46

A new £1m fund from Sport England and Crowdfunder has been launched to help the sport and physical activity sector through the coronavirus crisis.

If your sports club is experiencing short-term financial... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Fundraising

#RunWithPride in July and support LGBTQ+ communities

#RunWithPride in July and support LGBTQ+ communities

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 09:13

Get your trainers on and run or walk from 5k to 100k this July in a virtual event to support LGBTQ+ charities.

With many Pride events cancelled this summer, the #RunWithPride virtual challenge will raise... Read More »

Tags: Running

Map of cycling services to keep key workers on track

Map of cycling services to keep key workers on track

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 14:22

Key workers can find bike offers and services in their area using an interactive map from walking and cycling charity Sustrans.

The map has been created to help frontline heroes cycle to and from work safely... Read More »

Tags: Cycling

Use a Beryl Bike for free around Norwich this summer

Use a Beryl Bike for free around Norwich this summer

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:12

With more people than ever taking to two wheels during lockdown, you can cycle around Norwich for free this summer with a special offer from Beryl Bikes.

The pay-as-you-go bike rental scheme is offering... Read More »

Tags: Cycling, Norwich, Pushing Ahead

Be part of Norfolk’s Running Rainbow

Be part of Norfolk’s Running Rainbow

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 09:51

The Norfolk Virtual School Games comes to a colourful close with a virtual rainbow run on Friday 19th June.

It will be the largest, most inclusive colour run organised by Norfolk's School Sports Partnerships... Read More »

Tags: Norfolk School Games

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