Monday 15th October, 2018
The Activity Trap: Benefits or Being Fit?
New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise Almost half of disabled people (47%) fear losing their benefits if they are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance. The research is particularly important as disabled people count for one in five of Britain’s population, almost 14 million people. Ho…
Monday 8th October, 2018
More Positive Together film highlights impact of the project
A film around the More Positive Together project has been produced to help showcase the impact it has had on Lancashire residents.
Tuesday 18th September, 2018
Active Lancashire aims to kick-start the community
Two new trustees are hoping to get the county moving as they join Active Lancashire.
Thursday 6th September, 2018
New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport
Activity Alliance today (6 September) releases a new three-year strategy – Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active.
Thursday 2nd August, 2018
Breaking Down Cultural Barriers One 10K At A Time
One of the most discernible features of speaking to Sultana Ahmed about her participation at the JD Gyms City of Preston 10K in September is the articulate and insightful way she reflects on how running has been at an intersection with her culture.
Friday 13th July, 2018
Rossendale Works Success
A council employment programme has secured its first success with Shane Goodier being offered a full-time job after working with a business as a volunteer.
Thursday 28th June, 2018
PHE and Disney UK launch new Change4Life Train Like A Jedi programme
PHE and Disney UK launch new Change4Life Train Like A Jedi programme.
Tuesday 26th June, 2018
Active Lancashire's Volunteer Celebration Event
Active Lancashire was delighted to host our annual Volunteer Celebration event on the 13th June 2018 at Girl guiding North West.
Tuesday 12th June, 2018
Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film
Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers in delivering more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles could be the vital ingredient for delivering activities that will support disabled people to be and stay active for life.