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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

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

Worcestershire youngsters take part in Virtual School Games Challenges

Worcestershire youngsters take part in Virtual School Games Challenges

Posted: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 11:09

Last term more than 10,000 young people from 78 primary, middle, high and special schools in the county took part in the Worcestershire Autumn Virtual School Games.

With the return to school life very different this year, and the continued cancellation... Read More »

Tags: School Games, 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

Chamber of Commerce to lead important health and wellbeing initiative

Chamber of Commerce to lead important health and wellbeing initiative

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 12:58

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is the new lead partner for the administration, co-ordination and development of a free health and wellbeing scheme, with supporting partners Community First and Active Herefordshire & Worcestershire.... Read More »

Tags: Active Workplaces, Worcestershire

Let the Games Begin!

Let the Games Begin!

Posted: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 07:00

Children across Worcestershire are being encouraged to keep active this term, participating in a host of sporting challenges.

With the annual Worcestershire Summer School Games event having been cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis, earlier this year... Read More »

Tags: School Games, Worcestershire

New walking tennis sessions launched in Worcestershire

New walking tennis sessions launched in Worcestershire

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:03

DO YOU love tennis but want to play at your own pace?

If so, get involved with walking tennis and discover a new way to play.

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is proud to launch a new walking tennis project in partnership with Worcester Lawn Tennis... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Walking Tennis, Worcestershire

£850 of National Lottery funding awarded to Worcestershire Association of Carers towards tackling of activity inequalities in the county

£850 of National Lottery funding awarded to Worcestershire Association of Carers towards tackling of activity inequalities in the county

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:10

Worcestershire Association of Carers (WAC) has been awarded £850 of National Lottery funding from Sport England's Tackling Inequalities Fund which aims to tackle inequalities in activity levels through working with its partners to reach those most... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Tackling Inequalities Fund, Worcestershire

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