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Champion mental wellbeing through #runandtalk event

Champion mental wellbeing through #runandtalk event

Categories: Active Sussex News Health & Wellbeing

England Athletics are encouraging people to champion the #runandtalk campaign to support  Time to Talk Day and World Mental Health 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 next #runandtalk event, supported by mental health […]

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Sport England invests £13.5m to boost secondary school PE

Sport England invests £13.5m to boost secondary school PE

Categories: Active Sussex News Education National Governing Bodies

Sport England are investing up to £13.5 million to train 17,000 teachers in delivering PE and sport in school, after research found that almost 20% of secondary students hated PE lessons.  The training programme, run in partnership with the Teaching School Council, will offer free specialist training and mentoring for teachers to help foster a […]

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‘Out There! Project’ wins funding boost with easyfundraising 

‘Out There! Project’ wins funding boost with easyfundraising 

Categories: Active Sussex News Funding Fundraising

The ‘Out There! Project’, part of Active Sussex, has won a £100 funding boost with easyfundraising.  The community-based service offers sports and leisure services for adults with a learning disability or autism.  At Active Sussex, we want every group or club to have the funding they need to succeed to pay for sporting essentials such […]

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Engaging disabled women key focus at Sussex Disability Sports Network

Engaging disabled women key focus at Sussex Disability Sports Network

Categories: Active Sussex News Disability Sport National Governing Bodies Sport Industry News

Special Olympics Eastbourne athlete Georgina Lee and Limitless FC founder and player Jess Barnes were star motivators at the Sussex Disability Sports Network event 2018 this week. Engaging more disabled women in sport and physical activity was the main focus at this year’s event held at the Sussex County Cricket Club on Tuesday 25 September.  […]

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