Wednesday 29th November, 2023
Team GB Olympian launches SPAR Lancashire School Games 2023-24
Team GB Olympic bronze medallist Holly Bradshaw inspired schoolchildren with her career achievements at the launch of the SPAR Lancashire School Games 2023-24.
Tuesday 5th September, 2023
Celebrating National Recovery Month: Empowering Lives through the CSI Programme
As September begins, we step into National Recovery Month, a time to celebrate and raise awareness about the journey of recovery from substance misuse, mental health challenges, and the criminal justice system.
Tuesday 29th August, 2023
Ole Skool Sports Day Partnership Networking Event
Active Lancashire are inviting organisations from across Lancashire to attend our ‘Ole Skool Sports Day’ partnership and networking event. Taking place on Wednesday 27th September at Beacon Country Park, Skelmersdale, this free event is an excellent opportunity for organisations to expand their network, build partnerships and gain insights on how to better the services offered to participants.…
Tuesday 2nd May, 2023
National Walking Month
May is National Walking Month, a great time to get outside, explore your surroundings and get some exercise in the fresh air.
Monday 17th May, 2021
Active Lancashire Chair to step down
Active Lancashire announced today that Lesley Lloyd will be stepping down as Chair of our rapidly growing charity, which promotes active lifestyles as a way to improving physical and mental wellbeing.
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 …
Tuesday 9th June, 2020
Keeping Active in Lockdown ….with a toddler
By Katey Markland I am generally a pretty active person. I would happily be active all day, every day if I could! However, with the current pandemic, restrictions on work and exercise I found that overnight my headspace and freedom was whipped away. How was I going to maintain my fitness? Only going out once a day?! Not only do I have two hyperactive dogs to walk, I have a 22 month old toddler s…
Friday 15th May, 2020
Everyone knows from personal experience and the Government's growing focus that during the current crisis, our emotional wellbeing and mental health is being tested, with higher levels of stress, anxiety and depression being reported from across a range of sources. With no end to the crisis in sight, particularly for those with health conditions and no date for a vaccine at hand to provide a perma…
Tuesday 12th May, 2020
Getting Active Online: How COVID has led to Innovation and the need for Digital Inclusion
What the recent crisis has brought us is the need to be bold and challenge our traditional ways of doing things. The focus has been on urgently meeting need, getting the job done and adapting to the environment; this kind of innovation would normally take decades and considerable funding to put in place. This pace of change has been community led and driven largely by existing digital platforms, w…