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Tuesday 2nd August, 2022
Young man on the road to self-employment thanks to Pendle YES Hub
A 23 year old man from Nelson feels his life has been changed through the ongoing support of a local youth employment hub and its bike scheme. Luke Marsh lacked confidence in himself and rarely left his home before accessing the services offered by Pendle YES Hub, which are designed to help young people from the area socialise, gain new skills and support their physical and mental wellbeing. Luke…
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Thursday 28th July, 2022
Active Lives Survey 2021/22
Each academic year, various schools across the county are randomly selected by Sport England to participate in the National Active Lives survey which provides a world leading approach to gathering data on how children engage with sport and physical activity. It is a vital part of the work here at Active Lancashire and helps drive our vision and target our areas of work. This year, the survey has b…
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Thursday 14th July, 2022
One thousand children compete at SPAR Lancashire School Games Finale as event returns to Blackpool after three-year hiatus
One thousand schoolchildren from across the Red Rose County have competed in the SPAR Lancashire School Games Finale for the first time in three years.
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Wednesday 13th July, 2022
Second Rossendale pre-employment training scheme hailed a success
The second work-based training collaboration between Rossendale Works, Lancashire Adult Learning and numerous local businesses has been hailed a success by all those involved.
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Thursday 7th July, 2022
Unlock the potential of sport, recreation and physical activity to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation’ urge sector leaders
As one of the many Sport England-led Active Partnerships, Active Lancashire is part of a coalition of leading organisations representing sport, recreation and physical activity who have come together for the first time to call for radical reform to support the growth and development of the sector.
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Friday 17th June, 2022
Sport and activity in Lancashire to be celebrated at relaunched awards
Active Lancashire have relaunched their annual awards, which celebrate achievements in sport and physical activity across the county, with the support of the event’s headline sponsor Interfloor. The Active Lancashire Awards, formerly known as the Lancashire Sports Awards, will acknowledge individuals, clubs and organisations across Lancashire who make a positive impact within their own lives as…
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Thursday 9th June, 2022
Free skills training with guaranteed interview offered to Rossendale job seekers
Rossendale Works, Lancashire Adult Learning and partners will be providing 20 people looking for work in the area with free skills training leading to a guaranteed job interview with Rossendale-based employers We Buy Books and Interfloor. The organisations have teamed up to offer a work-based training programme on the week commencing 27 June, to help and encourage candidates into employment. This…
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Friday 20th May, 2022
Lancashire Schools Dance Festival Final takes place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool
What. A. Night!! On Wednesday 18th May 2022, it was the final of the Lancashire Schools Dance Festival at the prestigious Winter Gardens in Blackpool. The evening was a pure spectacle with the students setting an incredibly high standard. Over 1200 spectators, family and friends came to share their support and were treated with this fantastic display of dance, choreography, costumes and music. Act…
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Thursday 19th May, 2022
CSI hosts first "Breaking Down Barriers" Tournament
A new football tournament in Blackburn has helped to connect vulnerable people who are participating in a behavioural change programme with public sector workers and others in their community. David Bayliff, support mentor for the Challenge Through Sport Initiative (CSI), organised the "Breaking Down Barriers" tournament. He said that the goal was to “build some relationships, smash some stigma…
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