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Home testing now available from libraries and pharmacies as opening times change for community test sites

Home testing now available from libraries and pharmacies as opening times change for community test sites

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:29

Home testing kits are now available from libraries and pharmacies across Suffolk as part of the fight against coronavirus.

Lateral flow devices (LFD) can now be obtained free from any library in the county,... Read More »

Tags: Covid, Library, Pharmacy, Suffolk, Testing

5 minute questionnaire about free Digital Marketing training and networking

5 minute questionnaire about free Digital Marketing training and networking

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 18:08

Sport England is embarking on a project to help clubs and other frontline sports and physical activity groups understand and use digital marketing better. The project aims to help organisations recovering... Read More »

Tags: Club, Instructor, Sport England, Workforce

Registration now open for “Life changing” Great East Run Outreach programme

Registration now open for “Life changing” Great East Run Outreach programme

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:26

Registration is now open for the renowned Great East Run Outreach programme for inactive Suffolk residents.

25 Suffolk residents who are currently inactive are being given the opportunity to change their... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Great East, Most Active County, Outreach programme, Running, Suffolk

C3 are inviting Harbour and Kirkley residents to join their local walk

C3 are inviting Harbour and Kirkley residents to join their local walk

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 17:33

We may be told we need to eat healthy food and exercise more, but often the neighbourhoods we live in don't make it easy. We can try on our own to make healthy choices... but wouldn't it be good if neighbourhoods... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Suffolk, Active Technology, Active Travel, Harbour, Kirkley, community, walking

First phase of Brandon Leisure Centre’s £2M upgrade is complete

First phase of Brandon Leisure Centre’s £2M upgrade is complete

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 16:32

Abbeycroft Leisure will be reopening the doors at the newly refurbished Brandon Leisure Centre on the 12th April, subject to the Government's roadmap conditions.

The first phase of the 44-week project,... Read More »

Tags: Abbeycroft Leisure, Brandon, Suffolk

New Introducing Safeguarding eLearning Course

New Introducing Safeguarding eLearning Course

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 18:33

British Orienteering are excited to support their commitment to Safeguarding further by launching their new 'Introduction to Safeguarding' eLearning course.

British Orienteering believes that it is essential... Read More »

Tags: Adults, Suffolk, children and young people, safeguarding

Time to nominate your Grassroots Heroes!

Time to nominate your Grassroots Heroes!

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 16:38

It's time to starting nominating for your Grassroots Heroes again.

The FA and McDonald's Grassroots Football Awards are for people who make a positive difference by celebrating the fantastic individuals... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Football, Grassroots, Suffolk

Community partners confirmed for county council’s mobile digital care hub project

Community partners confirmed for county council’s mobile digital care hub project

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 11:13

As part of Suffolk County Council's Suffolk 2020 project to kit out community vehicles to showcase a range of digital care options available to older or vulnerable residents, Suffolk Family Carers and... Read More »

Tags: Active, digital, digital inclusion, rural, suffolk

Support workers vital in tackling inactivity for people with complex disabilities

Support workers vital in tackling inactivity for people with complex disabilities

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 10:57

New report highlights need for 'activity champions' network & training to build confidence for those in social care & sport

The report, published by the disability charity, Sense has highlighted... Read More »

Tags: Activity Champions, Carers, Disability, Physical Activity