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November, 2020

One week remaining to submit a name our new Activity Finder!

One week remaining to submit a name our new Activity Finder!

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:40

People of Norfolk, we've got a mission for you! You have just one week to submit any entries for the Name the Finder competition, and have your say in the new Activity Finder for Norfolk.

As you know, this... Read More »

Tags: Activity Finder, Name Challenge, Name The Finder, Norfolk

New study shows impact that small changes to your activity levels can have on diabetes

New study shows impact that small changes to your activity levels can have on diabetes

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 20:14

A new study has been released showing the impact that small lifestyle changes can have on the risk of developing diabetes.

According to the results of the Norfolk Diabetes Prevention Study (NDPS), providing... Read More »

Tags: Diabetes, Health

#ClubsInCrisis competition provides local clubs the chance to win £5000

#ClubsInCrisis competition provides local clubs the chance to win £5000

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 17:29

Made By Sport have launched a #ClubsInCrisis competition, in order to raise awareness of the importance of local sports clubs and organisations, and provide a platform on which they can share their stories... Read More »

Tags: Competition, Made By Sport, clubsincrisis

Safeguarding and child protection: new guidance issued for extra-curricular clubs

Safeguarding and child protection: new guidance issued for extra-curricular clubs

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 10:43

A leaflet has been published by the Department for Education providing information on keeping children safe in sports clubs and other extra-curricular activities. The guidance is designed to help out-of-school... Read More »

Tags: CYP, OOSS, Safeguarding

Participate in a research study on sport and brain health

Participate in a research study on sport and brain health

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:39

The SCORES project is recruiting participants to help conduct research into the connection between sport and brain health as people age.

This long-term study, based at the University of East Anglia, is... Read More »

Tags: Health, Research, Sport

Stay active through lockdown with charity squat challenge for Mind

Stay active through lockdown with charity squat challenge for Mind

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:21

With gyms closed and the shorter days making it harder for people to be active outside, local mental health charity Norfolk and Waveney Mind is launching a 28 day squat challenge to help people stay active... Read More »

Tags: Mind, mental health

Physical Activity in Schools E-Learning Modules

Physical Activity in Schools E-Learning Modules

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:56

Active Norfolk have released a series of free e-learning modules to promote the benefits of physical activity for young people, and the impact lockdown has had on activity levels. The modules also provide... Read More »

Tags: E-learning, Physical Activity, Schools, Young People