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Active Sussex Conference 2018

Active Sussex Conference 2018

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Uncategorized

Active Sussex are delighted to announce two-time Paratriathlon World Champion, Steve Judge, and Chair of BLAGSS (Brighton’s LGBT Sports Society), Viv Woodcock-Downey, as key note speakers at the Active Sussex Conference 2018. Following a near fatal car accident resulting in both legs being crushed Steve was told that he may never walk again. Through setting […]

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parkrun UK teams up with Royal College of GPs to prescribe active lifestyles

parkrun UK teams up with Royal College of GPs to prescribe active lifestyles

Categories: Health & Wellbeing

The initiative aims to improve the health and wellbeing of health care staff, patients and carers, reducing the need for lifelong medication. In 2017, the 1.11 billion prescriptions dispensed in communities across the UK cost £9.17bn. GP practices will be encouraged to develop closer links with their local parkrun to become certified ‘parkrun practices’, with […]

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Indoor cycling leads the way among exercise classes, shows Moving Communities report

Indoor cycling leads the way among exercise classes, shows Moving Communities report

Categories: Insight Leisure Trusts Sport Industry News

Indoor group cycling classes have confirmed their status as the most popular group workout in the UK – beating pilates and yoga – according to a new industry report from ukactive and the DataHub. New data indicates that group cycling makes up 13% of all exercise classes – demonstrating the enduring popularity of the high-intensity […]

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Brighton & Hove Albion launch inclusive new kit

Categories: Disability Sport Safeguarding and equality

The front of the American Express Community Stadium, home of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, now features players from the club’s elite men’s and women’s teams, accompanied by players from the club’s senior amputee, powerchair, cerebral palsy and deaf teams. The huge 120m2 graphic fronts the American Express Community Stadium, featuring players from the […]

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