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Active Sussex Disability Small Grants make a big impact

Categories: Active Sussex News Disability Sport Funding

Only one-fifth of disabled people living in Sussex participate in sport or physical activity at least once a week. Yet around 60% would like to participate more, but for many different reasons are unable to, we are dedicated to increasing opportunities for all to get involved in sport and physical activity. At the end of […]

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Sport England releases latest snapshot of the activity habits of the nation

Categories: Active Sussex News Sport Industry News

Sport England has today published the latest Active Lives Survey data, a comprehensive snapshot of the nation’s sport and physical activity habits, based on a sample of almost 200,000 respondents. The results show that activity levels in England are stable. 27.7 million (61.8%) of people (aged 16+) in England are active – meeting the Chief […]

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Sussex envoy for 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast

Categories: Active Sussex News Competitions

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade. From 4-15 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast. Team England will be sending a team of over 400 athletes in what will be England’s largest […]

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Active Sussex Funding Confirmed until 2021

Categories: Active Sussex News Funding

Active Sussex has been successful in attracting funding for its work for the next three years from April 2018 until March 2021. This funding award comes from Sport England, who deemed our insight-driven application to be ‘outstanding’. The funding support of approximately £1.02m over this period will provide stability to our County Sports Partnership and […]

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