Friday 29th May, 2020
Active Lancashire support National Volunteers Week
At Active Lancashire we thought National Volunteers Week 2020 would be the perfect opportunity to take a moment to recognise and thank our volunteers across Lancashire. These individuals have gone above and beyond, dedicating their time selflessly to support others, which makes a huge difference to people's lives especially during these testing times. We have thanked 42 volunteers that were ide…
Thursday 21st May, 2020
Sport England and UK Coaching chief execs praise the nation’s coaches for keeping communities active during coronavirus lockdown
- Sport England CEO Tim Hollingsworth and UK Coaching CEO Mark Gannon joined together for a podcast to give their thoughts on the situation from a coaching perspective- Innovative coaching practice has kept the nation active during unprecedented social restrictions The coaching community has been identified as playing an important role in keeping communities active, as the nation adjusts to the e…
Wednesday 29th April, 2020
STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home
Activity Alliance is sharing the top ways to adapt activities so more people can stay in and work out. The STEP tool is one of the most effective ways to use household items to be active. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People. While we are distancing from others, many people are finding new ways to enjoy being active in or near home. We are mindful of disabled people in our communities…
Wednesday 22nd April, 2020
Lancashire-based organisations join forces to donate bikes to NHS workers
An initiative supported by Active Lancashire, Love to ride, Connecting East Lancashire and Lancashire County Council, has seen the first 12 bikes donated to NHS workers from Blackburn and Burnley Hospital Trusts, with many more to come.
Wednesday 1st April, 2020
Sport England sets out Covid-19 financial support
Sport England has confirmed that it is making up to £195m of funding available to help the community sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
Wednesday 18th March, 2020
Latest COVID-19 Information
To ensure that our staff remain safe and to comply with Government advice, we will be closing our office and all staff will be working remotely, from 18th March onwards.
Wednesday 18th March, 2020
Active Lancashire remote working
The Active Lancashire team is temporarily remote working. Here is how to contact us.
Tuesday 18th February, 2020
New Cycle Recycle Scheme film highlights impact of project on Lancashire residents
Active Lancashire, together with Northern Heart Films, has unveiled a new film which showcases one of their flagship projects, the Cycle Recycle Scheme.
Monday 17th February, 2020
More Positive Together project successfully secures more funding
Active Lancashire, the strategic lead for Sport and Physical Activity in Lancashire, has successfully secured an additional £3m from the European Social Fund to continue to deliver their flagship community project, More Positive Together.