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Positive signs for physical activity levels in Sussex before Covid-19

Categories: Active Sussex News Active Sussex Programmes Insight National Governing Bodies

The latest release of the Sport England Active Lives Survey for England shows a reduction in the proportion of physically inactive adults nationally, and in Sussex. The survey was carried out nationally, in the 12 months from November 2018 to November 2019, before the impact of Covid-19, and asked adults aged 16 and above, how much physical activity […]

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Sport England’s Children and Young People Survey – Sussex Snapshot

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Education National Governing Bodies

Data from the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey 2018/19 conducted by Sport England, has shown 49% of Sussex children lead ‘active lives’ – compared with 48% nationally.  The 2018/19 survey, carried out nationally throughout the school year, asks children aged between five and 16 years old about how much physical activity they take part in, […]

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Cricket league launched for young people with complex physical disabilities

Categories: Disability Sport National Governing Bodies

A ground-breaking table cricket league for children and young adults with complex physical disabilities has launched in Sussex. The joint project between Sussex Cricket Foundation and Chailey Heritage Foundation is based in Chailey Heritage’s brand-new Dream Centre in North Chailey, near Lewes. Students from Sussex Cricket’s network of special educational needs school and colleges are competing in the league using adapted […]

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Kriss Akabusi named as star co-host at Sussex Sports Awards 2019

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News National Governing Bodies

Known for his Olympic heroics and larger-than-life personality, Kriss Akabusi MBE, is this time set to take to the stage to host the glitzy and spectacular Sussex Sports Awards 2019. The black-tie annual event, hosted by Active Sussex, now in its 17th year, will be held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on Friday 22 November. […]

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