Tuesday 16th March, 2021
Tackling Inequalities Fund - Chorley Activity Buddies
Chorley Buddies was set up as a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting vulnerable adults and those with long term health conditions.
Thursday 11th March, 2021
Jeff - MPT Case Study
A Blackburn resident is feeling hopeful about the future after working with an employment advisor from More Positive Together, an employment scheme run by Newground, part of Together Housing Group.
Monday 1st March, 2021
New online cycle training launched to support Lancashire residents
Active Lancashire is working in partnership with Breaking Cycles CIC to develop National Standard Cycle Training which incorporates high quality online learning for residents of Lancashire. The training offer, which will be free for individuals that are inactive or unemployed, forms part of the More Positive Together (MPT) well-being offer and will provide access to virtual content whilst at home,…
Friday 26th February, 2021
The impact of the Pandemic on Community Sport provision and participation dissemination event
Microsoft Teams Webinar During the summer, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) in collaboration with five Active Partnership in the North undertook research to explore the impact of COVID-19 on community Sport provision and participation in the North of England including Lancashire. The research takes a ‘deep dive’ into the hidden voices and experiences of organisations and individuals …
Tuesday 23rd February, 2021
School briefing session - opening school facilities; phase 2 funding
School briefing session 18th March 10.30 am – 11.30 am
Wednesday 3rd February, 2021
Bailey - MPT Case Study
Bailey (17 years old) came onto the More Positive Together programme at the start of July seeking support in finding part-time employment. She was studying at Blackburn College and wanted to gain some experience alongside earning some money. After many phone calls and a 1:1 appointment at the Newground office, it became apparent that Bailey lacked confidence and suffered from anxiety. She wasn’…
Tuesday 2nd February, 2021
Call to prioritise disabled people in sport and leisure as new research reveals huge pandemic impact
Activity Alliance is urging decision-makers in sport and leisure to prioritise disabled people as they strive to recover from the pandemic. The leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity is seriously concerned about the potential long-term damage on the nation’s least active. The call comes on the day the national charity releases their latest Annual Disability and Activity Survey.…
Monday 1st February, 2021
New hub to help young Pendle people affected by Covid
Pendle’s new YES Hub offering Youth Employment Support launches today as a one stop shop for 16-24 year olds in Pendle who’ve been affected by Covid.
Tuesday 12th January, 2021
Tackling Inequalities Fund - Longridge Community Gym
Longridge Community Gym successfully received funding from the Tackling Inequalities Fund on in 2020 to continue supporting over 60’s to improve their physical and mental health.