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Suffolk residents encouraged to use their Quiet Lanes

Suffolk residents encouraged to use their Quiet Lanes

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 13:37

People in Suffolk are being encouraged to explore more of the beautiful countryside on their doorstep through the growing Quiet Lanes initiative.

Quiet Lanes is a nationally recognised designation for narrow,... Read More »

Tags: Active Travel, Physical Activity, Public Footpaths, Suffolk

Suffolk Schools step up for Walk to School week

Suffolk Schools step up for Walk to School week

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 10:10

For this year's Walk to School Week (16-20 May), Suffolk County Council is supporting schools to take part in its Keep Moving Suffolk Walking Challenge.

Following the success of last year's challenge, almost... Read More »

Tags: Active Travel, Schools, Suffolk, Walk to School, Walking, Walking to School

Positive upturn in adult physical activity levels in Suffolk expected in the next year.

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 »

Tags: Active Lives, Activity levels, Adults, Pandemic, Physical Activity, Suffolk, Tackling Inequalities

Suffolk Community Games announced as a headline event as part of the Festival of Suffolk this summer.

Suffolk Community Games announced as a headline event as part of the Festival of Suffolk this summer.

Posted: Fri, 06 May 2022 15:00

The Festival of Suffolk, which will mark and celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, are pleased to announce another headline event which will be taking place this summer. The Suffolk Community Games,... Read More »

Tags: Children & Young People, Festival of Suffolk, Primary School, School, Suffolk, Suffolk Community Games

Women in Suffolk gear up for long awaited return of cycling event

Women in Suffolk gear up for long awaited return of cycling event

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 08:30

A popular women-only cycling event will be returning to Suffolk for the first time in three years later this spring.

Women on Wheels is set to see hundreds of female cyclists take to the streets of Eye... Read More »

Tags: Active Women, Cycling, Female, Suffolk, This Girl Can Suffolk, Women Cycling, Women in Sport, Women on Wheels

Suffolk FA are launching a Volunteer Development Programme.

Suffolk FA are launching a Volunteer Development Programme.

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 18:14

Since successfully securing funding via the Community Action Suffolk COVID-19 Restart Fund, The Suffolk FA have announced that they will be launching a new Volunteer Development Programme which will support... Read More »

Tags: Football, Suffolk, Suffolk FA, Training, Volunteering, Volunteers, Workforce

Easter activities see youngsters thrive

Easter activities see youngsters thrive

Posted: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 11:08

As the school holidays approach this Easter, there's even more reason for the county's children to have a spring in their step.

Over the next fortnight, more than 5,500 places will be available in Suffolk,... Read More »

Tags: Children, Easter, Easter Activities, Holiday Activity Fund, Holidays, Suffolk

Athletics track in Bury St Edmunds receives national accreditation

Athletics track in Bury St Edmunds receives national accreditation

Posted: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 11:19

The athletics track at Bury Leisure Centre which is managed by Abbeycroft Leisure on behalf of West Suffolk Council, has achieved TrackMark accreditation – UK Athletics' quality assurance scheme... Read More »

Tags: Abbeycroft Leisure, Athletics, Athletics Track, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, TrackMark

Funding grants available in the VCSE sector

Funding grants available in the VCSE sector

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 13:58

The Suffolk County Council have discovered a number of funding grants available to those in The Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector, some of which will help to enhance physical activity... Read More »

Tags: Grants, Suffolk, VCSE, Voluntary sector, community, funding