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Grassroots sports clubs have received a boost with the news Sport England is investing a further £5 million of National Lottery funding into its partnership with Crowdfunder.
5k Your Way is a community-based initiative to encourage those living with and beyond cancer, families, friends and those working in cancer services to walk, jog, run, cheer or volunteer at a local 5k Your Way parkrun event on the last Saturday of every month.
Sport England has invested £450,000 of National Lottery money to fund a new free resource that will help people, clubs and organisations use digital marketing tools and techniques to encourage more people to play sport and be physically active. The new resource will help sports clubs, groups and larger organisations use digital marketing to encourage more people to be physically active.
People seeking NHS help to lose weight during the pandemic are on average five pounds heavier than those starting the programme during the previous three years, new NHS research has revealed.
Tackling the post-pandemic fall in physical activity must be a priority for government, as a new report warns that many people in mid and later life do not feel supported to be as active as they need to be.
Get Yourself Active has launched a new online activity pack designed for carers, support workers and personal assistants who support disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. The pack was co-designed with experts in the social care and physical activity sectors including Durham University, Sport England, Sense, Sport for Confidence, Activity Alliance and Community Integrated Care. It will help to facilitate further participation in physical activity by educating and empowering those who care to help disabled people get active in a way that suits them.
The Active Sussex Conference is back for 2021! The event is taking place on Thursday 23 September, with five FREE virtual sessions giving the opportunity to network, learn and be inspired. The sessions are spread across the working day, so delegates are able to book onto as many or as few of the sessions as they wish.
Youth Sport Trust Teams Up with Sweaty Betty Foundation to Support UK’s Most Disadvantaged young People
Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and The Sweaty Betty Foundation are forming a new partnership. The partnership will work to understand girls’ personal, social and contextual barriers to being active and will consider insight from lockdown and what can be learned from this. Understanding the barriers of the least active girls and co-creating inspirational, accessible, and meaningful experiences with them will be a key element of the approach.