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Local Clubmark accredited Bowls Club wins 2017 Regional Award for National Best Club

Local Clubmark accredited Bowls Club wins 2017 Regional Award for National Best Club

Categories: Active Sussex News Club

Bowls England have awarded local club, Peacehaven and Telscombe Bowls Club the prestigious 2017 Regional Award for National Best Club. This means that the club has come third in the nationwide evaluation. Frank Leach, Club Secretary at Peacehaven and Telscombe BC, put the award win down to their Clubmark accredited status, which they achieved through […]

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Women in Sport publish new insights into women aged 55-75

Women in Sport publish new insights into women aged 55-75

Categories: Active Sussex News

New research published by Women in Sport with the support of AgeUK looks at the experiences of women aged 55-75. The report focusses on attitudes towards ageing, women’s lifestyles and values, barriers to activity and how to support women to be more active in later life. Key findings The study (with a small sample size […]

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Sussex Success at School Games Summit 2017

Sussex Success at School Games Summit 2017

Categories: Active Sussex News Education

Two leading Sussex women were up for awards at the 2017 School Games Summit for their contribution to school sport in Sussex. Taking place in Telford in mid-November, the summit was attended by three members of the Active Sussex team who work on Primary Schools, School Games and the Parallel Youth Games. Sussex ladies were nominated in both the School Games […]

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Get Set to Go project results show benefits of exercise for people with mental health issues

Get Set to Go project results show benefits of exercise for people with mental health issues

Categories: Active Sussex News Health & Wellbeing Insight

Mind and Sport England have published the results of their Get Set to Go project, which has supported 3,585 people with mental health problems to get  involved in targeted physical activity programmes. The National Institute for Health Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that physical activity is one of the interventions that should be recommended by doctors […]

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