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…
Monday 24th June, 2019
Active Lancashire’s Challenge Through Sport Initiative host ‘Ole Skool Sports Day'
One of Active Lancashire’s flagship projects, The Challenge Through Sport Initiative (CSI), hosted a free event aimed at recognising and celebrating their team of volunteers.
Monday 3rd June, 2019
UK Coaching pledges to help coaches grow their people skills
UK Coaching has today, Monday 3 June 2019, marked the start of the second ever Coaching Week by making a #GreatCoachingPledge to help coaches across the nation benefit their communities.
Wednesday 15th May, 2019
The Rossendale Works project expands
An innovative Rossendale employability project has been expanded thanks to a grant from the Department of Work and Pensions.
Monday 13th May, 2019
Active Lancashire receive LGBT Quality Mark
Active Lancashire has been awarded the Lancashire LGBT Quality Mark - the quality assurance certification measures how effectively organisations meet the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.