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Get Ready to Move! Let's Get Moving: Healthy Spring campaign launching soon!

Get Ready to Move! Let's Get Moving: Healthy Spring campaign launching soon!

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:00

Spring is almost here, and so is Let's Get Moving: Healthy Spring!

New Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson  welcomed at Active Together

New Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson welcomed at Active Together

Posted: Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:00

Active Together has appointed a new Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson as it continues to lead progress on making physical activity a part of everyday lives.

University of Leicester awarded £14 million to expand research into lifestyle changes

University of Leicester awarded £14 million to expand research into lifestyle changes

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:11

More than £14 million has been awarded to The University of Leicester to expand its research into the prevention and management of chronic disease through physical activity.

How an LTA Tennis Foundation grant making programme is improving mental wellbeing through tennis

How an LTA Tennis Foundation grant making programme is improving mental wellbeing through tennis

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:02

The LTA Tennis Foundation is on a mission to improve lives through tennis and one of the ways it achieves this is through its grant making programme.

How simple changes can open up Britain's green spaces so everyone can benefit from them

How simple changes can open up Britain's green spaces so everyone can benefit from them

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2024 11:54

A typical British countryside walk may conjure up images of vast green fields, heather-topped moorlands, and of course, countless stiles providing access throughout the right-of-way network. However, while stiles connect trails and public pathways, they are a physical barrier to accessible green spaces for all.

Getting active made easier with £93 million funding for over 1,100 grassroots sports projects

Getting active made easier with £93 million funding for over 1,100 grassroots sports projects

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2024 11:42

The government has announced that over 1,100 grassroots sports projects will benefit from £93 million of funding as part of the continued drive to get more people active.

Leicestershire golf club swings into action to create a heart-safe environment

Leicestershire golf club swings into action to create a heart-safe environment

Posted: Mon, 5 Feb 2024 10:20

Willesley Park Golf Club (WPGC) in Ashby de la Zouch have a new defibrillator that is accessible to members and the local community with the support of a local heart charity, The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.

an image of a school holiday club support worker and two young children, sitting at an activity table and smiling

Deadline approaching for groups wanting to run holiday clubs

Posted: Wed, 31 Jan 2024 14:30

Organisations keen on running holiday clubs for children and young people in Leicestershire next summer need to apply by noon February 13th.

✨ Breaking down barriers 💪

✨ Breaking down barriers 💪

Posted: Mon, 29 Jan 2024 11:00

Embarking on a journey to a more active lifestyle? Here's some advice to overcome common barriers and keep your fitness goals on track!

Three years of Uniting the Movement

Three years of Uniting the Movement

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 10:00

January marked three years since Sport England launched Uniting the Movement - their 10 year strategy that aims to transform lives and communities in England through sport and physical activity.