Latest News - April, 2020

Latest News

April, 2020

Be active, stay well and support a friend this May

Be active, stay well and support a friend this May

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 12:31

During the current crisis it's never been more important for everyone to stay physically active, mentally well and to support our friends.

Mayathon is a new campaign which encourages members of the public to buddy-up (virtually) with a friend, supporting... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Mayathon, Worcestershire

Worcestershire Summer School Games: Coronavirus Update

Worcestershire Summer School Games: Coronavirus Update

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:37

Worcestershire Summer School Games Events

Due to the current national recommendations, continued school closures and the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 situation, we have taken the unfortunate decision of cancelling Worcestershire Summer School Games... Read More »

Tags: Worcestershire

It's National Gardening Week

It's National Gardening Week

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:13

Gardening is proven to have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing and, as we spend more time at home, the benefits are more prominent than ever before.

According to the Chief Medical Officer, adults should aim to complete 150 minutes per week... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, National Gardening Week, Worcestershire

This Girl Can Returns... With a Twist

This Girl Can Returns... With a Twist

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:27

This March, females across Herefordshire and Worcestershire were encouraged to unleash their inner beginner as the 'This Girl Can' campaign returned to the region.

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire teamed up with 13 schools and activity providers... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, This Girl Can, Worcestershire

"My pregnancy journey during COVID-19"

"My pregnancy journey during COVID-19"

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:48

This was never how I imagined my first pregnancy would be. After my 12 week scan I already couldn't wait to see our baby again at 20 weeks but so much has changed between that time. The next appointment to look forward to was my 16 week check up, which... Read More »

Tags: Covid-19, Pregnancy, Worcestershire

SAVE THE UK’S CHARITIES

SAVE THE UK’S CHARITIES

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:19

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire calls on supporters to join the 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April 2020.

The UK's charities need your help. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect with the cancellation of thousands of events and the... Read More »

Tags: 2.6 challenge, Charity, london marathon

'Move More' project launched to support individuals with long-term health conditions to become more active

'Move More' project launched to support individuals with long-term health conditions to become more active

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:51

When you're managing a long term health condition, being active is about finding what works for you. Today Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire launch their latest programme, 'Move More'.

Following the successful 3-year 'Macmillan Move More' programme,... Read More »

Tags: Move More, Worcestershire

Mirafit launch the #NHSTinCanChallenge to raise money for NHS Charities COVID-19 Urgent Appeal and kick it all off by donating £2000.

Mirafit launch the #NHSTinCanChallenge to raise money for NHS Charities COVID-19 Urgent Appeal and kick it all off by donating £2000.

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:35

Fitness equipment brand Mirafit launch The Tin Can Challenge aimed to raise money for the Virgin Money Giving NHS Charities COVID-19 Urgent Appeal, to help those in the medical profession who have been affected by COVID-19.

The premise of The Tin Can Challenge... Read More »

Tags: Covid-19, NHS

Introducing ‘Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire’

Introducing ‘Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire’

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:30

Last year (2019) we launched our new Blueprint for Change – Tackling inactivity across Herefordshire and Worcestershire through the power of physical activity and sport. So far, the blueprint has challenged us to develop new ways of working, grow... Read More »

Tags: Active, Herefordshire, Worcestershire