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Cycle September returns to help make cycling the New Normal

Cycle September returns to help make cycling the New Normal

Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 14:28

Awareness has grown in recent years that cycling is a 'silver bullet' to solve several twenty-first century problems, such as air pollution, congestion, obesity and heart disease. Cycling is also a crucial... Read More »

Tags: 150 active minutes, Active Suffolk, Activity, Activity Challenge, Most Active County, cycle September, cycling

50% discount on the new, innovative Secure Check- In scheme for sports clubs

50% discount on the new, innovative Secure Check- In scheme for sports clubs

Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:46

Active Suffolk are working in partnership with Secure Check-In to offer local sports clubs a 50% discount on the new, innovative scheme to help you adhere to the NHS Track and Trace requirements.

Secure... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Activity, Covid19, NHS, SaveLeisure, Secure Check-In, Track and Trace, coronavirus, return to sport

Dean Ashton to launch the ‘Harrod Home Olympics’

Dean Ashton to launch the ‘Harrod Home Olympics’

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:28

Having already spent many weeks with the family, the novelty of being at home has certainly worn off for many. Worse still, with participation in sport still limited, there is a danger that the nation... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Schools, Active Suffolk, Activity, Challenge, Family, Suffolk

This Girl Can ambassadors from Suffolk share inspirational stories as part of an exciting new collaboration

This Girl Can ambassadors from Suffolk share inspirational stories as part of an exciting new collaboration

Posted: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 07:00

Active Suffolk are the first Active Partnership in the country to work in collaboration with Humans of HIIT, an online community which showcases inspirational stories from those who have chosen to share... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Activity, suffolk, this girl can, women, women in sport

Women in Sport research highlights urgency to prioritise sport and exercise for women post- lockdown

Women in Sport research highlights urgency to prioritise sport and exercise for women post- lockdown

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 16:44

Now that the coronavirus crisis has exposed so many deep-rooted inequalities in our society, not least the gender inequality, we need to do all we can to rectify these imbalances. It is simply wrong that... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Activity, Exercise, Female participation, Sport, This Girl Can, Women In Sport

Club Matters are running a Return to Play survey

Club Matters are running a Return to Play survey

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 18:05

We know that the Coronavirus Pandemic and lockdown restrictions have had big impact on people's ability to support and take part in sport and activity in a club/group environment.

We also know that people... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Activity, Club Matters, SaveLeisure, Sport England

1,700 submissions received as part of Suffolk’s first Virtual School Games festival

1,700 submissions received as part of Suffolk’s first Virtual School Games festival

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:20

From 25th June – 9th July, Active Suffolk led the first Virtual School Games, inviting young people across the county to take part in 8 competitions, helping their school to climb the leader board.... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, School Games, Suffolk School Games, Suffolk Schools, Virtual School Games

Digital campaign launched urging the UK Government to commit to funding our public leisure sector

Digital campaign launched urging the UK Government to commit to funding our public leisure sector

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:15

Community Leisure UK, ukactive and CIMSPA, have launched a joint campaign #saveleisure to highlight that nearly half of all public leisure facilities in the UK face permanent closure by the end of the... Read More »

Tags: #SaveLeisure, Active Suffolk, Activity, CIMSPA, Community Leisure UK, UK Active

Suffolk’s Sport and Physical Activity Sector working hard to support safe return to play

Suffolk’s Sport and Physical Activity Sector working hard to support safe return to play

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:08

Many people will have been disappointed at the recent news that indoor gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres were still unable to open. Two weeks on and we look forward with renewed optimism that these... Read More »

Tags: Active Suffolk, Activity, gym, leisure centres, reopening, suffolk, swimming pool