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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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Tess tries Hockey with Vitality

Tess tries Hockey with Vitality

Categories: Active Sussex News This Girl Can

As you may know from my various fitness escapades as This Girl Can Ambassador, I’m always up for trying new sports. At the moment I’m really loving hockey, having started only a few weeks ago. After getting some top tips from the England women’s team (see video), I’ve joined Southwick Hockey Club as part of […]

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New EFDS films for International Day for Disabled People

New EFDS films for International Day for Disabled People

Categories: Active Sussex News Disability Sport

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has released a new collection of Me, Being Active films ahead of International Day for Disabled People. Two years since the first collection, viewers meet seven disabled people and learn more about the benefits they gain from being active. The national charity hopes the new films provide disabled […]

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