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Active Suffolk announces change to this year’s Suffolk Sports Awards

Active Suffolk announces change to this year’s Suffolk Sports Awards

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:00

Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Active Suffolk has announced a change to the scheduled Suffolk Sports Awards, which was planned to take place later this year. The annual event was due to go... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Campaign, Covid-19, Suffolk Sports Awards

£250,000 Emergency Fund support awarded to Suffolk Sports Clubs

£250,000 Emergency Fund support awarded to Suffolk Sports Clubs

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 11:26

The Covid-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty for local Sports Clubs across the country, however, an announcement made by Sport England on the 31st March offered some hope for the sport and physical... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, CommunityEmergency Fund, Covid-19, Funding, Sport England, Support, Workforce

Essential mental health training now FREE for the nation’s coaches

Essential mental health training now FREE for the nation’s coaches

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 10:00

Essential mental health training now free for the nation's coaches

  • No cost opportunity for 3 million coaches to upskill their mental health literacy during COVID-19
  • Announcement comes at the start of Mental... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, UK coaching, mental health, mental health awareness week, mind charity, suffolk, workforce

Local instructor shares top tip for Mental Health Awareness Week

Local instructor shares top tip for Mental Health Awareness Week

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 07:00

Today marks the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week. The campaign hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, aims to raise awareness of mental health, get people talking openly about their mental wellbeing... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Activity, fit villages, mental health, mental health awareness week

Get involved in The Joy of Moving Home School Festival for your chance to win an ITFC signed squad photo

Get involved in The Joy of Moving Home School Festival for your chance to win an ITFC signed squad photo

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 15:13

The Joy of Moving Programme, delivered in partnership with Ferrero UK locally by 23 English Football League (EFL) Club Community Trusts, engages thousands of children across the country every year. The... Read More »

Tags: Active Schools, Active Suffolk, Activity

Suffolk pupil recognises the importance of activity at home

Suffolk pupil recognises the importance of activity at home

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 11:32

Active Suffolk have been supporting selected primary schools in the Babergh and Mid Suffolk area for almost two years as part of the funded Active Schools project. The project funded by the Babergh District... Read More »

Tags: Active Lunchbreak, Active Schools, Active Suffolk, Activity

Suffolk schools are leading efforts to help children stay active during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Suffolk schools are leading efforts to help children stay active during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 15:14

Everyone is having to adapt to new routines very quickly as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, however a selection of innovative campaigns and resources have been made available, supporting us to be more... Read More »

Tags: 150 active minutes, Active Lunchbreak, Active Schools, Active Suffolk, Activity, Activity Challenge

Women’s Tour postponed to June 2021

Women’s Tour postponed to June 2021

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 16:05

Women's Tour postponed to June 2021

SweetSpot Group, organisers of the Women's Tour cycle race, have confirmed that the seventh edition of the UCI Women's WorldTour event will now take place in June 2021,... Read More »

Tags: Community, Suffolk, This Girl Can, Women in Sport, cycling, female sport, womens tour

Ipswich residents taking Zumba Gold to the streets

Ipswich residents taking Zumba Gold to the streets

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:34

One of Suffolk's This Girl Can ambassadors shared a heart-warming video of some of her Zumba participants shaking their thing on a street in Ipswich this week!

Sarah - Ann Gray joined as a This Girl Can... Read More »

Tags: Community, Suffolk, This Girl Can, Zumba, female sport