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July, 2020

Cycling forms key part of government's new strategy to combat obesity

Cycling forms key part of government's new strategy to combat obesity

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:00

Public Health England has launched a major new adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment of health, called "Better Health."

A raft of measures have been revealed as part... Read More »

Tags: Cycling, Obesity, Voucher

Walk 500 miles to support mental health

Walk 500 miles to support mental health

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 07:58

A Norfolk charity is challenging people to walk 500 miles with friends and family this August in support of young people's mental health and wellbeing.

Former MP for North Norfolk Norman Lamb and the Norfolk... Read More »

Tags: Fundraising, Mental Health, Running, Walking

New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate great coaching

New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate great coaching

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 16:07

UK Coaching has launched a new toolkit that will ensure the nation's coaches are equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide great coaching experiences to others, and support them as coaches to better... Read More »

Tags: Coaching, Mental Health, Safeguarding

Take the Return to Play survey to help get your club going again safely

Take the Return to Play survey to help get your club going again safely

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 11:22

We know the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown restrictions have had big impact on people's ability to support and take part in sport and activity in a club/group environment.

We also know that people have... Read More »

Tags: Club Matters, Sport England, clubs

Free online training to get physical activity restarted safely

Free online training to get physical activity restarted safely

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:21

A new digital training platform has been launched to equip anyone working or volunteering in sport and physical activity in England with the knowledge and skills they need to confidently restart, as we... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Sport England

Financial boost for activity providers that support at-risk groups

Financial boost for activity providers that support at-risk groups

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:39

Active Norfolk is helping to support groups that are at high risk of being inactive due to coronavirus, thanks to funding from Sport England's Tackling Inequalities Fund.

Insight from Sport England found... Read More »

Tags: Sport England, funding, inequalities

Get #ActiveOutdoors with our new resources

Get #ActiveOutdoors with our new resources

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:19

Active Norfolk has launched a new online resource of footpaths, cycle trails, and green spaces in Norfolk to help people to be active safely outdoors.

Our #ActiveOutdoors campaign includes resources to... Read More »

Tags: Active Outdoors

Guidance to close the activity gap for disabled people in poverty

Guidance to close the activity gap for disabled people in poverty

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:14

A disability action group has released guidance for sport and leisure providers to support disabled people from low-income households to be active.

The Activity Alliance factsheet provides insight on how... Read More »

Tags: Disability

Government funding to support physical activity in schools set to continue

Government funding to support physical activity in schools set to continue

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:12

The Department for Education announced on Sunday 5 July that the PE and School Sport Premium (PESP) funding will be extended for the academic year 2020/2021.

The PESP is designed to help children get an... Read More »

Tags: Children, Primary Premium, Schools

New tools to help people with long-term conditions to stay active

New tools to help people with long-term conditions to stay active

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:55

The We Are Undefeatable campaign is launching new resources to help people living with long-term conditions to be active.

From Tuesday, July 6th you'll be able to schedule a check-in with the new 'My Daily... Read More »

Tags: We Are Undefeatable