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September, 2020

New research reveals the financial contribution of community sport to society

New research reveals the financial contribution of community sport to society

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:08

We talk a lot about the mental and physical benefits of exercise and sport.

Now, new research has been released demonstrating the social and economic contributions of sport and physical activity to society,... Read More »

Tags: SROI, Sport England, community sport

Are you geared up for the Great British Week of Sport?

Are you geared up for the Great British Week of Sport?

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:48

Next week is the inaugural Great British Week of Sport, celebrating the power that sport and activity has on our physical, mental and social wellbeing.

Organised by ukactive, the Great British Week of Sport... Read More »

Tags: Great British Week of Sport

Can you help shape a new healthy lifestyles website for Norfolk?

Can you help shape a new healthy lifestyles website for Norfolk?

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:58

Norfolk County Council Public Health are creating a new website that will support people to get healthier and they want to hear from you about your experiences to help shape the new site. You can earn... Read More »

Tags: Health

New campaign launched to support young people's mental health

New campaign launched to support young people's mental health

Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:24

The past few months have been hard on everyone, including children and young people.

As a group, young people are currently reporting higher levels of anxiety than the adult population, and parents and... Read More »

Tags: Every Mind Matters, children, coronavirus, mental health, young people

Celebrate Disability Pride 2020 with a week of inclusive physical activities

Celebrate Disability Pride 2020 with a week of inclusive physical activities

Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:22

An action-packed programme of virtual inclusive physical activities is available for all to enjoy as part of this year's Disability Pride event.

Organised by Equal Lives, the month-long Disability Pride... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Disability Pride, Disability Sport

Football sessions for men kickoff again in Norwich and Great Yarmouth

Football sessions for men kickoff again in Norwich and Great Yarmouth

Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 09:42

The football programme that's helping men relieve stress and anxiety through sport is kicking off again after suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Starting Monday 7th September, All to Play For sessions... Read More »

Tags: All to Play For, football, mental health