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Sudbury care home crowned Olympics champions

Sudbury care home crowned Olympics champions

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:05

Red House Residential Home in Sudbury has been crowned 2019 Suffolk Care Home Olympics champions after beating 38 other care homes from across the county to the title.

The annual competition, now in its... Read More »

Tags: Care Home, Care Home Olympics, Most Active County, Elatus Sports

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:13

  • Who says it's not a real sport if you have to adapt it?
  • Who says disabled people aren't competitive?

A new exciting campaign from Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions about disability,... Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance, Disability Sport, Inclusion, Who Says, Campaign

Councils Team Up with CCGS and Active Suffolk to Launch Active Schools Project

Councils Team Up with CCGS and Active Suffolk to Launch Active Schools Project

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:47

A new Active Schools programme has been launched at two schools in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, aiming to increase physical activity in primary schools and combat rising childhood obesity.

The project, run... Read More »

Tags: School Sport, Active Schools

Swimmers of all abilities take on 2019 John West Great East Swim

Swimmers of all abilities take on 2019 John West Great East Swim

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:14

Hundreds of swimmers of all ages and abilities took on a variety of challenges in the John West Great East Swim set in the picturesque surroundings of Alton Water.

This weekend's event was the 11th of its... Read More »

Tags: Great East Swim, Alton Water, Great East Swim Outreach Programme, Swimming

Dementia Friendly Community Group in Hadleigh wins national award

Dementia Friendly Community Group in Hadleigh wins national award

Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:15

Abbeycroft Leisure's 'Together Tuesday' scooped the prestigious 'Healthy Communities Award' at the recent UK Active Sports Awards in Manchester.Together Tuesday, is a weekly social and physical activity... Read More »

Tags: Dementia

Active Lives 'Awards for All'

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:58

ActivLives is celebrating receiving 'Awards For All' funding from the National
Lottery to support their Everyday Activ - Ipswich – Keep on Moving Project in
North West Ipswich.

Local charity ActivLives... Read More »

Tags: News, Articles, ActiveLives

SESCA's 'Antigua Sailing Day Regatta'

SESCA's 'Antigua Sailing Day Regatta'

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 14:56

Competitors and spectators enjoyed Caribbean like conditions for the St Edmundsbury Sailing and Canoeing Association's '7th Antigua Sailing Day Regatta' at Lackford Lake, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday.... Read More »

Tags: sailing, regatta, Suffolk

Sport and physical activity sector agrees out-of-curriculum coach deployment guidance for primary schools

Sport and physical activity sector agrees out-of-curriculum coach deployment guidance for primary schools

Posted: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:43

The first detailed guidance on how the sport and physical activity sector's professional standards framework will affect the deployment of coaches in primary schools out of curriculum time in England has... Read More »

Tags: Active Partnerships, CIMSPA, afPE, Uk Coaching, YST

New sports club set up in Ipswich to help young people with mental health difficulties

New sports club set up in Ipswich to help young people with mental health difficulties

Posted: Wed, 29 May 2019 09:37

The ACE Sports Satellite Club aims to improve the wellbeing of young people suffering with mental health difficulties by using the power of physical activity to transform their lives.

The Satellite Club... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Mental health, Sport England