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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Charity Link Stadium Walk Raises Over £500 Thanks to Community Support

Charity Link Stadium Walk Raises Over £500 Thanks to Community Support

Posted: Fri, 7 Jun 2024 09:00

The Charity Link team supported The Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Leicester and Councillor Dr Susan Barton's stadium to stadium walk to raise funds and awareness of their work.

New podcast looks at the challenges faced by sports officials

New podcast looks at the challenges faced by sports officials

Posted: Thu, 6 Jun 2024 09:00

From the Experts In Sport series of podcasts by Loughborough University, the latest discusses officiating within sports and the challenges that face referees and other officials across the landscape.

The Physical Activity and Wellbeing Residents' Survey 2024 is open!

The Physical Activity and Wellbeing Residents' Survey 2024 is open!

Posted: Mon, 3 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.

Sport England launch their first-ever environmental sustainability strategy, Every Move

Sport England launch their first-ever environmental sustainability strategy, Every Move

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2024 13:00

The package, worth more than £45 million of new National Lottery funding, builds on the already announced £80 million joint investment by Sport England and government in the Swimming Pool Support Fund. The money will be used to help more people get active in nature, restore flooded sports pitches and help sports clubs become sustainable.