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.
Monday 7th October, 2019
Public Health England launches ‘Every Mind Matters’, the first national NHS mental health campaign
The new Every Mind Matters campaign encourages adults to be more aware of their mental health and helps them to discover simple steps to look after their mental health and wellbeing.
Wednesday 11th September, 2019
UK Chief Medical Officers' Physical Activity Guidelines
The UK Chief Medical Officers' Physical Activity Guidelines set out the evidence for how much and what kinds of physical activity we need to do to keep ourselves healthy. They have now been updated to include additional guidance on being active during pregnancy and after giving birth, and for disabled adults.
Thursday 8th August, 2019
Active Lancashire announce Collinson Construction as new Headline Sponsor of the Lancashire Sports Awards 2019
Lead coordinator of the Lancashire Sports Awards, Active Lancashire, has revealed the new headline sponsor of the 2019 awards is none other than sports facility design and build specialists, Collinson Construction. This partnership will see the awards renamed the ‘Collinson Construction Lancashire Sports Awards’. Collinson will also be involved in running the awards, including attending the ju…
Tuesday 16th July, 2019
£9 million boost to tackle health inequalities across the region
Active Lancashire are part of a pioneering collaboration between universities, NHS, local government and third sector partners, which will be at the forefront of a new government initiative to tackle health inequalities across the North West Coast. The population of the North West Coast faces stark health inequalities. Average life expectancy can vary across local authority areas by up to 12 years…
Monday 15th July, 2019
Government to launch new plan to help children get active
A new plan set to be launched by the government will see greater opportunities for children to get active through their school.
Thursday 4th July, 2019
Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities
Teachers can make a difference to pupils’ wellbeing by implementing fun physical activity across the school day Evidence from a recent Public Health England report, suggests that there is a strong association between being physically active and academic performance, learning and attention, within a school setting – the building blocks for a successful future. A recent Change4Life and Disney…