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Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire named as Sport England partner to deliver 'Uniting the Movement' Strategy

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire named as Sport England partner to deliver 'Uniting the Movement' Strategy

Posted: Wed, 11 May 2022 10:57

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire is amongst a group of over 120 organisations working in partnership with Sport England to level up access to sport and physical activity across the country.

Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire will receive expertise,... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Worcestershire

County youngsters flock to Worcestershire Winter School Games

County youngsters flock to Worcestershire Winter School Games

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 10:49

This week more over 1000 children and young people representing 44 schools took part in the Worcestershire Winter School Games! Funded by the National Lottery, the Sport England programme aims to inspire millions of children and young people to take part... Read More »

Tags: CYP, Children and Young People, School Games, Worcestershire

Active Lives (May 20/21) uncovers the true impact of the pandemic on Herefordshire and Worcestershire activity levels

Active Lives (May 20/21) uncovers the true impact of the pandemic on Herefordshire and Worcestershire activity levels

Posted: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 17:19

The stark impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been uncovered in the latest Sport England Active Lives Adult Survey, covering the period from mid-May 2020 to mid-May 2021.

Prior to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, activity levels in England were on... Read More »

Tags: Active Lives, Herefordshire, Tackling Inequalities Fund, Worcestershire

Satellite Club Programme Gets a Revamp

Satellite Club Programme Gets a Revamp

Posted: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 17:29

Amid changes to the national programme, and the release of Sport England's new 10-year strategy – Uniting the Movement – Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire unveils new plans for the former Satellite Club programme.

Active Herefordshire... Read More »

Tags: ActivateCYP, Children and Young People, Herefordshire, Satellite Clubs, Worcestershire

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