Tuesday 28th January, 2020
New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity
Four in five disabled people want to be more active but demand is not being met. Only two in five feel they are given the opportunity to be as active as they would like to be.
Monday 27th January, 2020
Schools encouraged to open up sports facilities all year round to boost physical activity
As part of a national drive to encourage 60 minutes of physical activity per day across the week, the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced total funding worth £2.4 million for better sports activities and teaching, including for schools in 19 areas across England
Monday 9th December, 2019
Lancashire’s sporting heroes revealed at 2019 Collinson Construction Lancashire Sports Awards
On Friday the 22nd November 2019, 350 guests including 84 nominees came together for the annual Lancashire Sports Awards. The awards, now in their 18th year, visited the east of the County for the first time, opting for the highly regarded Dunkenhalgh Hotel to host an extravagant evening of celebration. The evening was dedicated to honouring the nominees, highly commended and winners from across t…
Thursday 5th December, 2019
Children’s activity levels on the rise
Almost half of children and young people (46.8%) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day - a rise of 3.6% over the last year.
Tuesday 26th November, 2019
First-ever ‘train workout class’ comes to the North West as part of special celebration
A campaign celebrating women in the sport and physical activity workforce, which also aims to inspire more women to join it, is in the throes of its exciting 2019 Northern Tour.
Wednesday 13th November, 2019
CSI support worker scoops second Volunteer of the Year Award
A support worker who delivers on Active Lancashire’s Challenge Through Sport Initiative (CSI), has once again been recognised for his efforts within volunteering.
Monday 28th October, 2019
Local sporting hero wins £10,000 from SPAR’s People Podium
Lawrence Howard, founder of Lancashire’s first all-inclusive rugby team, has been recognised as an unsung sporting hero through a national community campaign run by the UK’s leading convenience chain, SPAR.
Thursday 24th October, 2019
Rugby League Volunteers
The largest-ever team of Rugby League volunteers will be out in force during Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), and with two years to go until the start of the tournament, members of the public can now register their interest in joining RLWC2021’s volunteer workforce.
Monday 14th October, 2019
Parental approval for the nation’s coaches
UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK, has released new research, which suggests that parental perceptions of coaching are overwhelmingly positive.