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New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport

New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport

Categories: Active Sussex News Disability Sport Health & Wellbeing

Activity Alliance today (6 September) releases a new three-year strategy –Achieving Inclusion Together.  Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Leaders from Government, sport, leisure and third sector joined the call for action when […]

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Join the Movement – National Fitness Day is back!

Join the Movement – National Fitness Day is back!

Categories: Health & Wellbeing Local Events

National Fitness Day encourages the nation to celebrate physical activity and the fun of fitness across the UK.  This year’s National Fitness Day is on Wednesday 26 September and is a chance to highlight the role physical activity plays across the UK, helping us raise awareness of its importance in helping us lead healthier and active lifestyles. […]

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Tim Hollingsworth appointed new Chief Executive at Sport England

Tim Hollingsworth appointed new Chief Executive at Sport England

Categories: Sport Industry News

Tim Hollingsworth has been appointed as Sport England’s new Chief Executive.   Tim is currently Chief Executive of the British Paralympic Association, a role he has held since 2011. He replaces Jennie Price, who announced in May that she would be leaving Sport England after 11 years as CEO.   Tim brings a wealth of […]

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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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