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Ramadan: Is it safe to exercise?

Ramadan: Is it safe to exercise?

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:00

You may be wondering if it is a good idea to exercise while observing Ramadan. On the whole, fasting should not stop you from meeting the CMO guidelines for physical activity (150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week). However, the choice around... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Physical Activity, Ramadan, Worcestershire, light exercise

Gardening: A wonderful way to support your health and wellbeing

Gardening: A wonderful way to support your health and wellbeing

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:13

National Gardening Week is the nation's biggest celebration of gardening and raises awareness of the difference that gardens and gardening can make to the lives of everyone in the UK. Join us this April as we step outdoors and reap the benefits gardening... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, National Gardening Week, Worcestershire

Over 10400 entries for Herefordshire’s Virtual Spring School Games!

Over 10400 entries for Herefordshire’s Virtual Spring School Games!

Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 13:00

More than 10400 children and young people from 33 schools across Herefordshire threw themselves into sporting challenges between the 15th & 18th of March.

Funded by the National Lottery, the Sport England programme aims to inspire millions of children... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, School Games

Social Isolation and Loneliness: Where to Turn

Social Isolation and Loneliness: Where to Turn

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 12:34

Prior to the pandemic, loneliness and social isolation have been recognised as important issues facing our society, with around 7% adults reporting feeling lonely all the time. We know that the UK lockdowns and reduced social contact have significantly... Read More »

Tags: Community Funding, Community activities, Herefordshire, Loneliness, Our Community Can, Social Isolation, Worcestershire

Have your say!

Have your say!

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 14:06

At Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire it is vital that we support organisations and people who deliver sport and physical activity across the two counties. We are therefore carrying out 2 separate research consultation projects:

  1. To understand how... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Worcestershire

£50,000 invested to tackle negative impact of COVID-19

£50,000 invested to tackle negative impact of COVID-19

Posted: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:08

Herefordshire and Worcestershire organisations received £50,000 of Sport England funding, invested by Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire to reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 and widening inequalities in sport and physical activity.

The... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Herefordshire, Tackling Inequalities Fund, Worcestershire

First ever Herefordshire Virtual School Games a resounding success!

First ever Herefordshire Virtual School Games a resounding success!

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:59

Last week more than 3000 young people and 35 schools took part in the inaugural Herefordshire Virtual School Games!

Funded by the National Lottery, the Sport England programme aims to inspire millions of children and young people to take part in school... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, School Games

£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

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