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Sailing demonstrates how it is an inclusive sport for all!

• Jubilee Sailing Trust welcomes physically disabled and able bodied participants on board specially modified tall ship, the Lord Nelson • Event coincides with European Week of Sport, a week designed to raise awareness about the benefits of an active…

Olympic medallist, Steve Parry appointed Chair of Swim Safe!

Olympic medallist and European champion swimmer Steve Parry has been appointed the new Chair of outdoor swimming and water safety programme Swim Safe. Operated by Swim England and the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution), Swim Safe teaches young…

Win FREE mental health first aid training for your coaches!

StreetGames commissioned a piece of pioneering research last year exploring the connections between community sport and young people's mental health. The results were promising but lacking in hard evidence. On the back of the research, a programme…

National Lottery making a difference!

Sport England are showcasing projects that help young people get active as part of a campaign by National Lottery distributors. They know that sport and activity has the power to transform lives. Whether it's the news that 10 minutes of brisk walking…

Sport England backs CIMSPA's business plan!

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity's (CIMSPA) business plan has received Sport England investment to transform delivery of sport and activity services across the sector. The Sport England investment and commitment…

English GPs 'unaware' of physical activity guidelines.

A vast majority of doctors in England are "unfamiliar" with the recommended levels of physical activity – resulting in up to 72 per cent of GPs never discussing the benefits of prescribed exercise with patients. The figures come from a new…

Pioneering health scheme gets Essex seniors fighting fit!

Over 1,700 Essex residents have had their lives transformed by a pioneering health programme that sees patients prescribed exercise as medicine. The Let's Get Moving programme – run by not-for-profit health body ukactive in conjunction with Active…

Women's sport reaches new heights!

It's been a phenomenal summer for women's sport. Record viewing figures and attendance at major sporting events, new sponsorship deals and television companies battling to secure broadcasting rights – the corporate world is finally waking up…