Thanks to our Volunteers
Every year Active Lancashire recognise and celebrate the commitment and hard work of the many volunteers supporting our programme and initiatives. As part of our 2018 Volunteer Celebration Event we wanted to highlight some of the young leaders who assist Satellite Club sessions and thank them for their outstanding contribution helping and inspiring young people to stay active. If you have any vol…
Active Ants is a Primary School Digital Health Programme which is designed to support children to achieve 60 minutes of physical activity a day in line with the Chief Medical Officer guidelines.
Raise FREE funds for your club with easyfundraising
We’ve teamed up with easyfundraising, to give our Lancashire sports clubs and groups access to an unlimited source of free funding: raise funds simply by shopping online. Easyfundraising is the UK’s biggest retail fundraising platform connecting over 1 million supporters with 100,000 good causes, including over 14,000 sports causes who have raised over £2.4m between them. A donation is collec…
Primary School Sport Premium
The DfE have confirmed the doubled Primary PE and Sport premium. The high level changes are that, from September 2017 Schools with 16 or fewer eligible pupils receive £1000 per pupil; and schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil.
Pictures of Health
The ‘Pictures of Health’ project was an opportunity to investigate people who had previously seen themselves as relatively inactive, but who were determined to increase their exercise and improve their fitness.
Satellite Clubs partner with digital technology company Flexi
Here at Lancashire Sport Partnership, we are constantly striving to keep pace with the ever changing culture in both society and sport and physical activity. Technology is now playing a bigger role than ever in most people’s lives these days on a social and professional level. We have been working with Lancashire based digital technology company ‘Flexi’ to explore their new pioneering digita…
Satellite Clubs Surveys
In May 2017, Satellite Clubs surveyed both existing (170) and potential Satellite Clubs participants (120) across Lancashire to refresh our understanding of young people’s behaviours, attitudes, motivations, barriers and demands related to sport and physical activity. We hope our bitesize data infographic deepens your understanding of the young people you are engaging and those contemplating/pre…
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Building Better Opportunities
Building Better Opportunities is a new national programme from The Big Lottery Fund who is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.
Bodyfit Leader Case Study 2016
Fiona became interested in the BodyFit courses after volunteering at Accrington Women’s Centre. After hearing about the BodyFit training sessions and looking back on her 11 years of teaching Pilates she made a decision and says ‘’I wanted to give something back’’.
Meet our Board
Lesley Lloyd, (Chair), Marketing Director Lesley is an experienced executive and non-executive director with a thirty year track record of working with boards to make step changes to standards of professionalism, performance and conformance. She has worked with leading multinational organisations in line marketing and interim management roles, in strategy consultancy with PwC and as an NED in a…
Setting up your run together group
If you have a current running group, you can choose whether to keep your group name the same or tweak it. We recommend that group names do not include the day of the week when you currently meet, in case you decide to change this or add further sessions in the future.
How to get into Volunteering
Volunteers can get involved with a huge range of roles, such as coaching/leadership, officiating, administration, organising events, publicity and marketing, and many more.
Leg It Lancashire
Working in partnership with local sport development teams and local running groups the project aims to increase the number of trained Leaders in Running Fitness and subsequently increase the number of registered beginner running groups.
Join In is the nation’s charity for local sports volunteering. They support the clubs and groups who need volunteers most, promote brilliant opportunities for people to lend a hand, recognise the huge social value created by volunteers with campaigns.
The SPAR Lancashire School Games is part of the national £128m School Games programme which aims to motivate and inspire millions of young people across the country to take part in more competitive school sport
Use our school
Use Our School is a resource from Sport England to support schools in opening their facilities to the community and keeping them open. It provides tried and tested solutions, real life practice, tips from people making it happen, and a range of downloadable resources.
Club Matters Workshops
Here at Lancashire Sport we are looking at running a number of Club Matters Workshops over May and June and would like to hear from you what courses would be most beneficial for your club.