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 …
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!
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.
Monday 17th August, 2020
#ALittlebitmoreathome Recognition Awards Film - A look back over Lockdown
This video was created for the #ALittlebitmoreathome Recognition Awards in collaboration with Collinson Construction. It celebrates some of the excellent work and dedication shown by Lancashire residents across the lockdown period in supporting people to improve their physical and mental health.
Thursday 30th July, 2020
UK Coaching cares: New toolkit and digital badge to facilitate #GreatCoaching
UK Coaching has launched a new toolkit that will ensure the nation’s coaches are equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide great coaching experiences to others after COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed.
Monday 13th July, 2020
Active Lancashire and Collinson Construction set to collaborate again
Not-for-profit organisation, Active Lancashire, has today announced that they will be joining forces with local construction specialists, Collinson Construction, to host another event, the #ALittlebitmoreathome Recognition Awards. The Awards, delivered solely online, will seek to recognise inspirational individuals and groups who have gone the extra mile to support others to look after their physi…
Friday 10th July, 2020
#ALittlebitmoreathome Campaign Update
Over the past three months we have been working hard to provide support around mental and physical health during this difficult time through our #ALittlebitmoreathome campaign. #ALittlebitmoreathome focused on promoting the Five Ways to Wellbeing (Take Notice/ Mindfulness, Physical Activity, Give to Others, Connecting with Others, Learn New Skills) and how these could be introduced into your day-t…
Tuesday 30th June, 2020
Lancashire-based organisations join forces to donate bikes to those affected by COVID-19
An initiative supported by Active Lancashire, Love to ride, Connecting East Lancashire and Lancashire County Council, has seen 170 bikes donated to NHS workers from Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, North West Ambulance Service and Morecambe Bay Hospital Trusts. The programme, inspired by Active Lancashire's Cycle Recycle Scheme, which is part-funded by the ESF More Positive Together project, was dev…
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…