Tags: Active Lives
New funding to help keep leisure centres with pools afloat
Posted: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 10:06
Publicly-owned leisure centres with swimming pools have been handed a financial boost following the announcement of a major new fund in today's Spring Budget.
This afternoon, the Chancellor of the Exchequer... Read More »
Funding received to support Suffolk schools to open their sports facilities to help communities to be more active
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 08:50
Active Suffolk has been awarded a share of up to £57m worth of Opening School Facilities investment from the Department for Education, to support schools to open their sporting facilities for local... Read More »
Abbeycroft Leisure - Big Swim Day
Posted: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 10:21
Abbeycroft Leisure invites the whole community to demonstrate their support for much loved local swimming pools by coming along and joining them for Big Swim Day.
The event, on Friday 24th February, aims... Read More »
Children’s Physical Activity levels bounce back after the Pandemic
Posted: Thu, 05 Jan 2023 12:42
Latest research on Children and Young People's activity levels by Sport England show a statistically significant 6.3% increase in Suffolk compared to last year. Currently 48.3% of Suffolk's children are... Read More »
Positive upturn in adult physical activity levels in Suffolk expected in the next year.
Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 08:00
The latest Active Lives data released by Sport England reports that just under 60% of all adults living in Suffolk are currently meeting the physical activity guidelines set by the Chief Medical Officer,... Read More »
Suffolk Children quick out of the blocks on the road to being more active.
Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 13:33
Activity levels for Children and Young People in Suffolk are on the rise again after a turbulent year which at the height of the pandemic earlier this year saw activity fall significantly.
The latest Active... Read More »
Time to box clever for a better future!
Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 09:32
Young people from Newmarket are benefiting from free boxing training sessions at the town's leisure centre. They are being run by Catch22 Suffolk Positive Futures and work to transform the lives of local... Read More »
Cancer Patients & NHS Staff Get Walking!
Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:41
This summer the John Le Vay Cancer Information Centre at the East Suffolk & North Essex NHS FT Hospital, along with the Cancer Well Being and Macmillan Centre in Colchester, launched an exciting and... Read More »
Ten new Walking Football Centres to be created in Suffolk
Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 08:15
Suffolk County Council's Most Active County Partnership has teamed-up with Suffolk FA to establish ten new walking football centres across the county.
Funding is being provided for equipment or venue hire... Read More »