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Save the Date: UK Coaching Week

Save the Date: UK Coaching Week

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:31

UK Coaching Week will take place this year from 7-13 June.

By transforming lives and inspiring communities through sport and physical activity, great coaches are key to the nation's recovery post-lockdown.

Through UK Coaching Week, they hope to drive change across the sector to enable and facilitate the...

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Toyota Parasport Fund News!

Toyota Parasport Fund News!

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:17

The Toyota Parasport Fund continues to offer activity providers registered on Parasport the opportunity to apply for grants to improve the quality and quantity of sport and activities available to disabled people.

Together with Sport England, a further £200,000 is now on offer in a new round of...

Tags: Funding, News, Parasport

New strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

New strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:05

New findings published today by national charity Activity Alliance reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people. Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic has made sport and physical activity less fair for disabled people.

This is one of the headline findings...

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UK Coaching’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Digital Toolkit: Learn to Be Quick, Smart and Restart a Heart

UK Coaching’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Digital Toolkit: Learn to Be Quick, Smart and Restart a Heart

Posted: Tue, 11 May 2021 10:30

Funded by Sport England, UK Coaching, in collaboration with Resuscitation Council UK, St John Ambulance and Joe Humphries MemorialTrust, has produced a free toolkit to help people understand how to respond and act quickly to a sudden cardiac arrest.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anytime,...

Tags: Coaching, Firstaid

Mental Health Awareness Week: 10-16 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week: 10-16 May 2021

Posted: Thu, 06 May 2021 09:46

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021. This year, join the fight for mental health.

During this pandemic, millions of us have experienced a mental health problem, or seen a loved one struggle. And we've seen that the support we all need just isn't out there.

For them,...

Tags: Mentalhealth, Mentalhealthawarenessweek

The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

The impact of coronavirus on activity levels revealed

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:39

The majority of physically active adults in England managed to maintain their habits despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to our latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with just 710,000 fewer active adults between November 2019 and November 2020 compared to the same period...

Tags: ActiveLives, ActiveLivesSurvey, News, SportEngland

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

Discover a new world with Sensory Walks

Posted: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 11:52

New partnership with Ordnance Survey puts routes for people with complex disabilities on the map

Sense Active have partnered with Great Britain's national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, to ensure Sensory Walks are easily discoverable via their OS Maps App, as part of our Sport England funded project...

Tags: Getting Active, News, Sensorywalks

Clubs in Crisis Fund

Clubs in Crisis Fund

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:42

As grassroots sport once again begins its phased return across the UK, it is now essential we use the power of sport to build back better for our young people, who have been blighted by this pandemic.

Sport is a vital tool to help young people develop and overcome social issues such as mental health,...

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Keeping Britain active through Covid

Keeping Britain active through Covid

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 15:00

The search is on for nation's coaching heroes UK Coaching has today (1 April) re-opened its national awards to mark the incredible innovations and achievements of great coaches, who have inspired and motivated the nation to keep moving, delivering sport and physical activity sessions during the coronavirus...

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Sustrans Big Pedal - 19-30 April

Sustrans Big Pedal - 19-30 April

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 12:15

Sustrans Big Pedal is the UK's largest inter-school cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting challenge that inspires pupils, staff and parents to be amazing and take active journeys to school.

The 2021 challenge

See your local area from a new perspective, learn about the benefits of active travel and discover...

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New Office for Health Promotion to drive improvement of nation’s health

New Office for Health Promotion to drive improvement of nation’s health

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:26

The government has announced plans to create a new Office for Health Promotion that'll lead work to improve physical and mental health across England, including through getting people physically active.

Announced yesterday, the new unit will have a remit to systematically tackle the top preventable risk...

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