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Fit Got Real for our This Girl Can Ambassador

Fit Got Real for our This Girl Can Ambassador

Categories: Active Sussex News Health & Wellbeing This Girl Can

A self-confessed ‘former binge-eating, beer-guzzling ex-smoker,’ Tess Agnew, 32, (aka FitBits) is a total exercise-convert, and now pursues her ‘quest for never-ending endorphins’ using Brighton & the South Downs as her adventure playground. “To make movement a daily thing, it needs to slot into your life with ease – so easy in fact that you […]

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Sussex Street Cricket hits Sussex

Sussex Street Cricket hits Sussex

Categories: Uncategorized

Street Cricket has hit Sussex! The Chance to Shine Street cricket programme brings cricket to thousands of young people in urban areas for FREE! It uses the game to increase aspiration, promote social cohesion and create opportunities in diverse communities. Street Cricket – the game  Fast-paced version of the game. Played with a tapeball – a tennis […]

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Guide to dementia-friendly sport launched

Guide to dementia-friendly sport launched

Categories: Active Sussex News Corporate Partners Disability Sport Health & Wellbeing

Sport England and the Alzheimer’s Society are calling on the sport and physical activity sector to unite against dementia.  Dementia is one of the greatest challenges facing society today – there are 850,000 people living with the condition in the UK. Leisure pursuits including physical activity are among the top activities people with dementia want […]

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Champion Time to Talk Day through #RunandTalk event

Champion Time to Talk Day through #RunandTalk event

Categories: Active Sussex News Health & Wellbeing Local Events Uncategorized

England Athletics are encouraging people to champion the #RunAndTalk campaign to support  Time to Talk Day. The bi-annual England Athletics event aims to improve people’s mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by talking about it. The #RunAndTalk event, supported by mental health charity Mind, started this week and finishes on Friday […]

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