Latest News - June, 2020

Latest News

June, 2020

Workforce Blog - Understanding Motivations for Taking Part in Sport and Physical Activity

Workforce Blog - Understanding Motivations for Taking Part in Sport and Physical Activity

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:56

Before discussing people's motivations for taking part in sport and physical activity, we must first understand what motivations is. In its simplest form, motivation is the reason for someone's behaviour. This blog seeks to understand the difference between... Read More »

Tags: Blog, Coaching, Understanding Motivation, Volunteering, Workforce

New insight to support pregnant women and new mums to become physically active

New insight to support pregnant women and new mums to become physically active

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:23

Following the expansion of our This Girl Can programme to focus on antenatal and postnatal physical activity, Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is thrilled to publish the first insight findings.

Pregnancy is a time in women's lives that is associated... Read More »

Tags: Antenatal Activity, Herefordshire, This Girl Can, Worcestershire

Primary PE and Sport Premium Award Winners Announced

Primary PE and Sport Premium Award Winners Announced

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:55

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Primary schools recognised through Primary PE and Sport Premium Awards 2020

Awarded by the Department for Education, the Primary PE and Sport Premium fund aims to increase the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Herefordshire, Primary PE, Worcestershire

Learning Disability Week - New project aims to bring Special Olympics to county

Learning Disability Week - New project aims to bring Special Olympics to county

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:34

A PILOT project is aiming to bring the Special Olympics to Herefordshire.

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire has joined with registered charity Echo to continue the delivery of Special Olympics Herefordshire for an initial one-year pilot project.... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Learning Disability Week, Special Olympics

We are proud supporters of Loneliness Awareness Week

We are proud supporters of Loneliness Awareness Week

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 16:57

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is proud to support Loneliness Awareness Week, running from 15-19th June 2020.

Loneliness Awareness Week is a campaign developed by The Marmalade Trust in a bid to raise awareness of loneliness and encourage people... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Loneliness, Social Isolation, Worcestershire

Sport England launch open call for innovative solutions

Sport England launch open call for innovative solutions

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:22

Sport England has launched an 'Open Call' to invite innovative solutions.

Many people are facing significant, disproportionate barriers to being active during the coronavirus outbreak. This open call is aiming to support innovative solutions that respond... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Funding, sport England

Lockdown Poem - Tom Howard

Lockdown Poem - Tom Howard

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 16:20

This lockdown surrounds me like moths to a flame,

We sit inside our houses just wondering who to blame,

Because this lockdown feels scary, though the one I love is here,

My family feel distant and my friends are nowhere near,

Though every house is a castle,... Read More »

Tags: Covid-19

ECB & GOOGLE DIGITAL GARAGE TO HELP GRASSROOTS WITH DIGITAL SKILLS

ECB & GOOGLE DIGITAL GARAGE TO HELP GRASSROOTS WITH DIGITAL SKILLS

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:13

The ECB has partnered with Google Digital Garage in order to give cricket clubs across England and Wales the chance to learn about digital marketing and improve their online presence.

Run virtually by Google Digital Garage trainers, three webinars - focusing... Read More »

Tags: ECB, clubs, cricket, learning, training

Active Herefordshire & Worcestershire backs campaign to ensure no child misses out

Active Herefordshire & Worcestershire backs campaign to ensure no child misses out

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 16:34

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is preparing to join the Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports to help young people and families up and down the country engage in a week of virtual sporting challenges.

With young people set to miss out on a school sport... Read More »

Tags: National School Sports Week, School Sport

Herefordshire Summer School Games: Coronavirus Update

Herefordshire Summer School Games: Coronavirus Update

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:09

Due to the current UK Government recommendations, continued uncertainty around school closures and the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 situation, we have taken the unfortunate decision of cancelling the Herefordshire Summer School Games events (County... Read More »

Tags: School Games; Herefordshire

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