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Join the Conversation: Physical Activity and Wellbeing Residents' Survey 2024 Now Open

Join the Conversation: Physical Activity and Wellbeing Residents' Survey 2024 Now Open

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 08:00

Active Together, in collaboration with local authorities and partners in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, is conducting a survey to understand residents' perspectives on physical activity. This year's survey offers participants the chance to win Amazon.co.uk Gift Cards. Residents aged 18 and above are invited to take part in the survey until 14th July 2024. Read More »

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Table tennis has positive impact in prisons

Table tennis has positive impact in prisons

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 11:00

Table tennis has been found to improve the psychological, social and physical wellbeing of prisoners in a study carried out by a leading academic on behalf of Table Tennis England. Read More »

Tags: Diversity, Equality, News, Partners, Prisons, Table Tennis

Latest Annual Disability and Activity Survey 2023-2024 released

Latest Annual Disability and Activity Survey 2023-2024 released

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 09:00

The survey shows that in a year where focus will be on the nation's top Paralympians' incredible achievements, the reality is that disabled people still face significant barriers when trying to be active in their communities. Read More »

Tags: Disability Sport, News, Partner, Public

NEW podcast series with visually impaired athletes

NEW podcast series with visually impaired athletes

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 11:01

A new series of fortnightly podcasts has been launched by British Blind Sport. Let's Talk VI Sport – a podcast that brings listeners candid conversations with visually impaired athletes from grassroots to elite level, coaches, and industry experts ahead of this highly anticipated Paralympics in Paris later this year. Read More »

Tags: Disability Sport, News, Partner, Public

Teachers’ Run Club:  supporting teachers to get moving

Teachers’ Run Club: supporting teachers to get moving

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 15:00

Teachers' Run Club (TRC) is a place for educators to share their love of running with a supportive virtual community. Educators can gain motivation from the community or share their successes to help motivate others. Read More »

Tags: News, Partner, Running

Young People Physical Activity & Sport Hardship Fund supports talented Boxer

Young People Physical Activity & Sport Hardship Fund supports talented Boxer

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 11:00

Tarell Atkinson, a talented young boxer from Hinckley, has been supported through the Active Together Young People Physical Activity & Sport Hardship Fund. Read More »

Tags: Boxing, Funding, News, Partner, Public

Cycle ride aims to inspire environmental pledges

Cycle ride aims to inspire environmental pledges

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2024 14:00

Sport England Chair and former Olympic cycling champion, Chris Boardman, will lead an eight-day ride from Manchester to Paris ahead of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Pedal for Paris aims to highlight inspirational and innovative organisations in England that are working to become environmentally sustainable. Read More »

Tags: Environment, News, Paris 2024, Partner

Loughborough Wellbeing Session gets more active for Mental Health Awareness Week

Loughborough Wellbeing Session gets more active for Mental Health Awareness Week

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2024 09:00

A reflection of the Bridge Street Medical Practice's wellbeing session during Mental Health Awareness week. Read More »

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Residents Urged to Share thoughts in 2024 Physical Activity and Wellbeing Residents' Survey

Residents Urged to Share thoughts in 2024 Physical Activity and Wellbeing Residents' Survey

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2024 08:00

Active Together, in collaboration with local authorities and partners in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, is conducting a survey to understand residents' perspectives on physical activity. This year's survey offers participants the chance to win Amazon.co.uk Gift Cards. Residents aged 18 and above are invited to take part in the survey until 14th July 2024. Read More »

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Tennis courts in city parks to reopen after £420k transformation

Tennis courts in city parks to reopen after £420k transformation

Posted: Sat, 8 Jun 2024 09:00

Tennis courts that have benefitted from a £420,000 transformation are being reopened at seven parks across the Leicester city. Read More »

Tags: News, Partner, Tennis