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£320 million investment announced as Primary PE and Sport Premium continues

£320 million investment announced as Primary PE and Sport Premium continues

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:03

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is delighted following yesterday's (5th July 2020) announcement by the Department for Education confirming the continuation of the Primary PE and Sport Premium for the 2020/21 academic year.

The announcement of a... Read More »

Tags: Education, Herefordshire, Investment, PPSP, Worcestershire

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

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

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

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

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