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New members wanted for Moulsecoomb Community Leisure Centre’s Singing for Health scheme

Categories: Active Sussex News Corporate Partners Health & Wellbeing

Freedom Leisure’s Active Communities Team is helping local people to improve their health and wellbeing. 2018 sees the launch of new sessions; an over 50’s activity morning and soft play session, both at King Alfred, Brighton. The over 50’s Activity morning starts 18th January and will offer a range of activities including racket sports, a group […]

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Active Lives Data shows link between physical activity and mental wellbeing

Categories: Active Sussex News Health & Wellbeing

A new report using data from Sport England’s Active Lives Survey looks at the link between physical activity or volunteering and mental wellbeing. Taking part in physical activity and volunteering in sport are positively linked with mental wellbeing, individual development and social and community development. The report showed the following key findings: Physical activity has a […]

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On your bike – why you should try active travel in 2018

Categories: Active Sussex News Health & Wellbeing

Getting fit in the new year doesn’t mean you have to join the gym or workout indoors. Sustrans recommends introducing active travel into your daily routine to improve your health and fitness. Swapping the car for the bike or walking can also save you time and money.    To demonstrate, Sustrans have produced a short film […]

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Brighton and Hove Hockey Coach wins BBC South East Sport Award

Categories: Active Sussex News Coach & Volunteering Disability Sport

Brighton and Hove Hockey Coach Wendy Russell has been recognised for her hard work to make hockey accessible to children with hearing difficulties. This month, Wendy has won the BBC South East Sport’s Unsung Hero award and has also been nominated for the national BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Wendy is a PE teacher at Steyning Grammar […]

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