New Pilot to Help People Exercise More and Eat Better

Plans for a new pilot to help people exercise more and eat better have been laid out, as the government looks for a partner to help run the scheme. As part of the government’s healthy weight strategy, the new scheme will explore the best ways to incentivise adults to make healthier choices.

The Necessity of Urban Green Space for Children’s Development

Green spaces can significantly benefit children’s physical, mental and social development – from infancy into adulthood. A discussion paper from UNICEF outlines the many benefits of green spaces on children’s health and development, as well as actions to improve access to green spaces. 

Playday 2021

Playday is the national day for play – a partnership of all four nations of the UK held on the first Wednesday in August. Playday 2021 will be celebrated on Wednesday 4 August.

Walking Netball Evaluation

England Netball has announced an extension of its partnership with the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) following three successful years. The partnership focuses on empowering members of the WI to engage, increase activity and prevent social isolation through the governing body’s popular Walking Netball programme. 

Joint Statement on Race in Sport Review

Sport England, in collaboration with the other home country Sports Councils and UK Sport, has carried out an independent review into tackling racism and racial inequality in sport.

Special Olympics GB Announces New Four-Year Strategy

Special Olympics GB is delighted to reveal its new four-year strategy. Called Inclusion in Action, the new strategy firmly places athletes at the heart of Special Olympics GB, with a clear vision to drive sustainability and growth across every aspect of the organisation.