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Case Studies

Here are some great examples of how our work is helping communities across Sussex to become and stay more active.

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Working with Sustrans to fund Primary School bike clubs

Using funding from Active Sussex, Sustrans decided to target children in KS2 (aged 7-11), especially those who were inactive or hadn’t learnt to ride a bike yet and don’t have access to a bike at home.

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08 April 2022

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Growing girls’ confidence through cycling

Varndean Girls' Bike Club was set up in April 2021 with the aim of creating a supportive and fun environment for girls to ride bikes. A judgement-free space for them to build confidence on the bike, learn new skills, meet new friends and explore new places by bike.

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08 April 2022

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The Opening School Facilities Fund impact in Sussex

The Opening School Facilities Fund was provided by the Department for Education via Sport England to help children and young people to return to physical activity as Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in Summer 2021. This shares insight into the impact this funding had across Sussex.

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04 March 2022

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Boxing to improve confidence – Box HIIT Gym

Box HIIT Gym used funding from Active Sussex to form a project boxing for teens aged 14-19, aiming to get them active and support mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

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02 December 2021

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Going beyond 12-week exercise referrals – Active Worthing

Active Worthing Wellbeing Centre support people with long-term conditions to become, and stay active.

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02 December 2021

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Building a ‘person like me’ workforce – Running Space

Running Space have recruited run leaders from the participants who attend their 'Running to beat suicide' sessions

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02 December 2021

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Bridging the Digital Divide – Impact Initiatives

Impact Initiatives have been extremely successful at engaging people both on and offline since the pandemic began through The Hop 50+, a cafe and centre in Hove.

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02 December 2021

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Club Matters Return to Play series – Peterborough Town Sports Club on keeping their facilities Covid-safe

Back in October, Club Matters visited Peterborough Town Sports Club to see how they have been keeping everyone safe throughout their club, whilst managing the Covid-19 tiers guidelines.

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09 December 2020