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NEW Walk and Talk sessions begin in Herefordshire

NEW Walk and Talk sessions begin in Herefordshire

Posted: Sat, 28 May 2022 14:26

Previously, we were only able to run our Walk and Talk programme in Worcestershire, however, this National Walking Month has seen the programme extend to now start sessions in 4 locations across Herefordshire.

Developed by Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire,... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Active HW, Step Outdoors, Walk and Talk, adult participation, adult walking group, adults, gentle exercise group, healthy ageing, walking group, walking group Herefordshire, walking group Worcestershire, walking group near me, walks near me

Girls from Secondary Schools join Worcs Girls Can festival

Girls from Secondary Schools join Worcs Girls Can festival

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 19:23

Secondary schools from all over Worcestershire take part in Worcs Girls Can, a non-traditional physical activity festival.

On Thursday 19th May, 11-16 year old female pupils from secondary schools across Worcestershire attended our Worcs Girls Can festival,... Read More »

Tags: Active HW, Active Lives, PE, PE lessons, School Games, School PE, This Girl Can, Women and Girls, Worcs Girls Can

Can you help us by becoming a Walking Friend for an older person?

Can you help us by becoming a Walking Friend for an older person?

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 13:28

in partnership with AgeUK Herefordshire & Worcestershire, we are delighted to be starting a new service which pairs local volunteers with people who would like to get out and about in their local community; this is Walking Friends.

Due to the COVID19... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Ageing, Active HW, Activity, Age UK, Isolation, Loneliness, Volunteer, Volunteering opportunity, Walk, Walking, Walking Friends, adults, ageing

Stress-Busting Exercises to try at Home

Stress-Busting Exercises to try at Home

Posted: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 07:45

The 1st of November marks the start of International Stress Awareness Week and at ActiveHW we want to help people recognise the incredible benefits exercise can have on our mental wellbeing as well as our physical health, and encourage everyone to be... Read More »

Tags: Active, Active Ageing, Active HW, Active Lives, Activity, Benefits of exercise, Boxing, Exercise, Physical Activity, Running, Stress, Walking, activities

Our  Sector Responds to the Autumn Budget & Spending Review

Our Sector Responds to the Autumn Budget & Spending Review

Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 18:00

A group of leading sport, recreation and physical activity sector bodies has cautiously welcomed the 2021 Autumn Budget and Spending Review announced by the Chancellor.

Active Partnerships, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical... Read More »

Tags: Active HW, Active Partnerships, Budget, Funding, PE, Physical Activity, Physical education, Recreation, Sport

Swim England and The Swimming Trust launch funding for Schools Polo Project

Swim England and The Swimming Trust launch funding for Schools Polo Project

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 11:54

Swim England, in partnership with The Swimming Trust are offering funding to help state secondary schools introduce pupils to the exciting sport of water polo.

The project aims to support Swim England's Water Polo 2020-2025 strategy and its key aim to... Read More »

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AfPE launch ‘The Primary PE and sport premium: An update and orientation' webinar

AfPE launch ‘The Primary PE and sport premium: An update and orientation' webinar

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:38

Ready to view, 'The Primary PE and sport premium: An update and orientation' webinar by AfPE along with the associated presentation slides and the relevant handouts.

Tags: Active HW, AfPE

Active HW's reflection on the Black Lives Matter movements

Active HW's reflection on the Black Lives Matter movements

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:28

The recent actions of the Black Lives Matter movement have encouraged Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire to take some time to reflect, to continue listening and to seek further understanding of how to implement change within our organisation and... Read More »

Tags: Active HW, Black Lives Matter