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UK Coaching Conference 2019: Tickets on Sale!

Categories: Active Sussex News Coach & Volunteering Insight

The UK Coaching Conference is taking over Loughborough University from 4-6 July and tickets are now on sale! Who is the event for?  The UK Coaching Conference brings together coaches, the coaching system and development workforce, and senior decision makers to network, learn, share and develop. The conference has been designed so that all delegates can […]

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Active Sussex appoints new Independent Chair

Categories: Active Sussex News Corporate Partners National Governing Bodies

We are pleased to announce Stephanie Maurel has been appointed as the new Independent Chair of Active Sussex. The current Chief Executive of Concordia officially took up her new duties on 25 April 2019. Concordia is a non-profit organisation based in Portslade that promotes international volunteering and paid seasonal work abroad and, in the UK, […]

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Primary PE and Sport Premium confirmed for 2019/20

Categories: Active Sussex News Education

Active Sussex welcomes the confirmation that the Department for Education will fund the Primary PE and Sport Premium for the 2019/20 academic year. A total of £320 million will again be made available to primary schools in England to improve the quality of PE and sport. Schools must use the investment to make additional and […]

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Significant increase in physically inactive people in Sussex

Categories: Active Sussex News Active Sussex Programmes National Governing Bodies

There has been a significant increase in the proportion of physically inactive adults in Sussex, a Sport England survey reveals. The latest release of the Active Lives Adult Survey (November 2017/18), carried out nationally, asked adults, aged 16 and above, how much physical activity they have taken part in. The Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines count […]

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