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Business Beach Battle 2017

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Competitions Health & Wellbeing

Businesses from across Sussex clashed on the Yellowave sand on Wednesday evening for the Active Sussex Business Beach Battle 2017. The sun cream and shades could be left in the office, as cloud turned to drizzle and eventually heavy rain. However, the hardy players refused to let that dampen spirits; if anything the cheers and […]

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‘Try it’ Spirit of Rugby Celebration Event Great Success!

Categories: Competitions Disability Sport Local Events

On Sunday 2 July Crawley Rugby Football Club hosted a community event to celebrate the end of the ‘Try it’ Spirit of Brighton project. The project is part of the nationwide RFU Spirit of Rugby programme spread across two years and 15 communities with a focus on 16-24 year-olds. The local project overseen by Active […]

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Celebrities Team Up with Olympians & Launch Mental Wellbeing Campaign

Categories: Competitions Health & Wellbeing

Celebrities, including Matt Johnson, Anna Williamson, Nick Bright and four-time Olympian Donna Fraser, have teamed up with England Athletics and Mind to launch a national campaign to highlight the importance of getting physically active for mental health and wellbeing. #17MinutesForMe is a pioneering 8-week campaign that encourages participants to take the time for 17 minutes […]

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Celebrating Sport at the 2017 Sussex School Games

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex Programmes Competitions

Hundreds of children from across the county enjoyed a ‘mini-Olympic & Paralympic style’ festival of sport… This year the 2017 Sussex School Games saw over 950 participants compete for medals in 12 competitions across a range of sports including athletics, golf, cricket, gymnastics & disability sports on Wednesday 28 June at K2, Crawley. The games were supported by over 200 young volunteers […]

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