Tuesday 27th October, 2020
'Lockdown Life' Project
"When stay at home measures were introduced in March, we observed a large amount of activities switch almost immediately to online formats so people could connect with others and be active from inside their home, whilst staying safe. I thought ‘how can we creatively capture how young people are coping on a day to day basis through these uncertain and challenging times, as well as provide somet…
Tuesday 20th October, 2020
Mark - MPT Case Study
Mark - MPT Case Study Mark signed up to More Positive Together project with Newground in late June 2020 looking for support in securing employment. He had some debt issues and an IVA in place which he had been paying regularly whilst in work, however, since he became unemployed, he was unable to keep up the payments. This was making him feel quite depressed and ill, he could not see the light …
Monday 12th October, 2020
The impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing of our working-age population
Government guidelines which started positive messaging during the onset of the COVID crisis focused heavily on self-care, promoting physical activity and access to the outdoor environment to maintain our physical and mental health. This opportunity, became a right to be exercised and protected, helping so many manage the terrible step change to a loss of liberty and control. Exercise at the start …
Monday 21st September, 2020
Call for Lancashire schools to take part in the 10th European School Sports Day alongside the SPAR Lancashire School Games
Now in its tenth year, the European School Sports Day empowers children across Europe to #BeActive and as part of the event, Lancashire schools are invited to take part and organise their very own European School Sports Day.
Monday 21st September, 2020
Empowering sport and leisure workforce through inclusive customer service course
Activity Alliance is excited to reveal the new updated eLearning course, delivering an excellent service for disabled customers. With refreshed content, the online module sets out to empower workforces within leisure and sport organisations. Upskilling the teams responsible for customer care in these active environments will enable more disabled people to have a better, positive experience. Suppo…
Wednesday 26th August, 2020
Spar Lancashire School Games 2020 Celebration Video
Celebration Video – see if you can spot anyone you know that have taken part in our challenges over the past few months!
Tuesday 25th August, 2020
Innovative collaboration aims to make employees’ lives healthier
Active Lancashire and UCLan have received national funding for a ground-breaking workplace health programme.
Friday 21st August, 2020
Working to keep the nation active - Sport England
Since the coronavirus outbreak, one of Sport England's two main priorities has been to keep the nation active - here, executive director Ali Donnelly blogs about how they're doing that and what we're learning about the challenges that lie ahead.
Tuesday 18th August, 2020
NHS organisations encouraged to sign up for physical activity training for Healthcare Professionals
Public Health England are encouraging NHS organisations to book a free online training session for their HCP workforce, so that they feel equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools to speak to patients about the benefits of getting active.