“You could see people realise that… we’re all pulling in the same direction.” - Blog by Mitchell Adlington
Posted: Fri, 24 Mar 2023 15:00
East Midlands Wicketz development officer Mitchell Adlington reflects on a collaboration with Chance to Shine Street, giving 50 youngsters in Leicester a day of cricket and life skills workshops.
Leicestershire tennis club are on the ball to create a heart-safe community for all with help from JHMT
Posted: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 13:49
A COMMUNITY tennis club has taken step to ensure their defibrillator is accessible to the community with the support of a local heart charity.
Around 40 + club members from both tennis and bowls clubs will take part in the Trust's Joe's Mini HeartStart for Sports Clubs CPR & AED training programme which aims to ensure sports club members, including players, officials and volunteers, know how to use a defibrillator and can perform CPR in an emergency.
Looking for FREE* Easter Holiday Clubs for your child?
Posted: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 13:00
Leicestershire Holidays Together is a free and exciting Department for Education-funded holiday programme for school-aged children and young people who are:
- Attending Reception to year 11 (inclusive)
- Receiving benefits-related free school meals
- Living in Leicestershire
How to Recharge your Ramadan this month
Posted: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 09:00
Ramadan has officially started, and so here are some top tips and information to help you 'recharge' and safely stay actively throughout this 30 day period of reflection.
SIGN UP to LINE UP at Joe's Jog 2023!
Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 11:00
Families and young children are once again invited to join a charity mile-long fun run to support the work of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).
School sports given huge boost to level the playing field for next generation of Lionesses
Posted: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 08:30
On International Women's Day (Wednesday 8 March) the Government set out new standards for equal access to sports, making it clear that girls and boys should be offered the same sports during PE and extracurricular time in schools.
England's 'Biggest Ever Football Session' saw thousands of girls training across the country on International Women's Day 2023
Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 15:30
A record 285,000 girls from schools across England took part in the FA and Barclays' Let Girls Play Biggest Ever Football Session.
Leicestershire County Cricket Club Announce Major Redevelopment Plans
Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 15:00
Leicestershire County Cricket Club has entered into consultation with developers, stakeholders and the community after announcing intentions for a £60m redevelopment of Uptonsteel County Ground.
1 in 10 early deaths averted if everyone met half recommended weekly physical activity target
Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 11:00
One in 10 early deaths could have been prevented if everyone had met just half the recommended weekly target of 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity, indicates the largest pooled data analysis of its kind, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Sign up now for ‘eggcellent’ free Easter holiday clubs
Posted: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 09:00
Families are being encouraged to sign up now for free holiday activity clubs running across Leicestershire over the Easter break.
The free sessions are being offered as part of 'Leicestershire Holidays Together' - a Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme funded by the Department for Education.