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Sussex Schools go head to head at 2018 Sussex School Games

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News

Held at the fantastic K2 Crawley on Wednesday 27th June, this year’s Sussex School Games saw local children and young people aged 7-16 taking part on the day. In total, more than 1,000 children competed for medals in 11 competitions across a range of sports including: Athletics, Golf, Netball, Hockey, Stoolball, Football, Hockey, Gymnastics, Cricket, […]

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More than 400 children attend the Parallel Youth Games in Crawley

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Disability Sport Local Events Uncategorized

The 13th annual Parallel Youth Games took place at K2 Crawley, a state-of-the-art competition venue operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Crawley Borough Council, on Wednesday 23rd May. The event, organised by Active Sussex with support from Freedom Leisure and Crawley Borough Council, saw 450 children trying out a range of sports from street […]

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Sport England extends Get Set to Go partnership

Categories: Active Sussex Events Health & Wellbeing Sport Industry News

Sport England have extended their Get Set to Go partnership with Mind as they work to make sport and physical activity more accessible for people with mental health problems. The Get Set to Go programme, which they run alongside the mental health charity, is being expanded through £1.5 million of National Lottery funding. Get Set […]

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Sussex partners enjoy day of learning at Active Sussex Network

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Funding Fundraising Insight Sport Industry News Uncategorized

On 22 February in Brighton, the Active Sussex Network brought together 65 local stakeholders from local government, public health, leisure trusts, local businesses and the charity and voluntary sector.  On the agenda were fundraising and income diversification, behaviour change to tackle inactivity and how to work with public health commissioners.  National policy updates Introducing the […]

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