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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

Worcestershire School Games Goes Virtual for 2020!

Worcestershire School Games Goes Virtual for 2020!

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:28

With the annual Worcestershire Summer School Games event having been cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis, organisers have been working hard to bring the games to pupil's homes and to those children still attending school through the Worcestershire... Read More »

Tags: School Games, Worcestershire

£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