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New Guide to Dementia-Friendly Sport Launched

New Guide to Dementia-Friendly Sport Launched

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:14

Sport England the Alzheimer's Society have teamed up to produce a new guide to help the sport and physical activity sector to support and empower people who are living with dementia to lead active lives... Read More »

Tags: Alzheimers Society, Dementia, Sport England

Sport England partners with The Open University to create a new online course for coaches

Sport England partners with The Open University to create a new online course for coaches

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 16:58

The Open University has been awarded £38,500 by Sport England to develop a free online course, launching in July 2019, for those who train, mentor or develop the skills of sports coaches, officials,... Read More »

Tags: Sport England, The Open University, Workforce, Workforce Development

British Blind Sport Open Club Registrations for Brand NEW Visually Impaired Activity Finder

British Blind Sport Open Club Registrations for Brand NEW Visually Impaired Activity Finder

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 09:36

British Blind Sport, the national charity for visually impaired (VI) people to access sport and physical activity have opened submissions for clubs to register for their upcoming Activity Finder, making... Read More »

Tags: Activity Finder, British Blind Sport, Clubs, Visually Impaired

Suffolk Sport celebrates success in national assessment scheme

Suffolk Sport celebrates success in national assessment scheme

Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:46

Suffolk Sport is delighted to have been awarded a 'Very Good' rating in a recent assessment by Quest, the UK quality assurance accreditation scheme for sport and leisure.

Quest is a Sport England recommended... Read More »

Tags: Assessment, Continuous Improvement Tool, Quest, Sport England

New MOVE! supplement published to help people get active

New MOVE! supplement published to help people get active

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:14

A new 'MOVE!' supplement was published in the East Anglian Dailly Times this week, a groundbreaking 64 page pull-out designed to show simple and easy ways that people in Suffolk can keep active.

The supplement... Read More »

Tags: East Anglian Daily Times, MOVE, Most Active County

Active Suffolk onboard as first CIMSPA lead employer partner

Active Suffolk onboard as first CIMSPA lead employer partner

Posted: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:52

Active Suffolk have joined CIMSPA as a lead employer partner – the first Active Partnership (AP) in the country to work with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity... Read More »

Tags: CIMSPA, Employer Partner, Workforce, Workforce Strategy

Suffolk Workforce Strategy is launched: Developing a Workforce Fit for the Future

Suffolk Workforce Strategy is launched: Developing a Workforce Fit for the Future

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:27

Last week saw the exciting new launch of the Suffolk Workforce Strategy (2019-2024), a strategic plan for the development of Suffolk's Physical Activity Workforce, at an engaging event at Ufford Park,... Read More »

Tags: Suffolk Workforce Strategy, Workforce

NHS launches Long Term Plan: Prevention is Key

NHS launches Long Term Plan: Prevention is Key

Posted: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:49

The NHS published its Long Term Plan this week, addressing prevention as a way to save 500,000 lives over the next 10 years.

The plan outlines NHS priorities for the future and sets out aims for the improved... Read More »

Tags: Long Term Plan, NHS, Physical Activity, Prevention

Active bid to help older people to avoid loneliness

Active bid to help older people to avoid loneliness

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 15:15

A new technology-based scheme to help older people to be more active and avoid the risk of loneliness and social isolation is being piloted in Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

The Active Technology project gives... Read More »

Tags: Abbeycroft Leisure, Active Technology, Active Wellbeing, Babergh, Eastern Academic Health Science Network, Loneliness, Mid Suffolk