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Louth Dolphin’s junior league final success

By Llara Munn on October 9th, 2019 - comments

For the fifth consecutive year, swimmers aged 9-12 years from Louth Swimming Club have won the Lincolnshire League final, securing them a place in the Northern Regional Final. Report by Caroline Scott Having triumphed over local teams including Lincoln Vulcans, Lincoln Trident, CADS, Scunthorpe and Grantham, on Sunday 6 October a jubilant coach full of […]

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Sports & Physical Activity Awards Finalists Announced!

By Llara Munn on September 13th, 2019 - comments

We are proud to announce the following shortlisted finalists for the 2019 Awards. Congratulations to every individual, school, business and club nominated. In no particular order: Sportsman of the Year Ashton Turner – Elliot Harvey – Tom Jarvis Sportswoman of the Year Suzanne Birchall – Rebecca Durrell – Georgina Adam Young Sportsman of the Year […]

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National Fitness Day 2019

By Llara Munn on September 9th, 2019 - comments

Bring a Friend and share the endorphins on Wednesday 25 September! We’re proud to support the Physical Activity Taskforce; Let’s Move Lincolnshire, in encouraging Lincolnite’s to invite a friend to join them at their leisure centre, club, walking group or in any other physical pursuits they enjoy on National Fitness Day 2019. We are encouraging our partners […]

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Trustee, Director and Board Member Recruitment

By Llara Munn on July 26th, 2019 - comments

Active Lincolnshire are seeking to recruit new Trustee and Board Members. These roles require knowledge and understanding of the strategic issues influencing the development of physical activity and sport in one or more of the following: local government, health and social care, voluntary and professional sport, community and private sectors. Currently, we are looking for […]

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#WhoSays…

By Llara Munn on July 23rd, 2019 - comments

That is the view of local Lincolnshire resident Graham Birkett, from Riby (just outside Caistor), who loathes the idea of being an inspiration or role model. Yet, through being unapologetically true to himself, taking every opportunity he finds of interest and passing on his knowledge to the students he teaches, leads by example and encourages […]

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Summer Holiday Activities 2019

By Llara Munn on July 16th, 2019 - comments

Are you looking for something fun and active to keep your children entertained during the six week break? Below we have lots of options for you to try out, you are sure to find something that sparks their interest! Boston: Summer activity guide City of Lincoln: Yarborough Leisure Summer Holiday Activities Frontline Combat Summer Laser […]

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The best thing about the 2019 School Games? “All of it!”

By Llara Munn on July 16th, 2019 - comments

The 2019 School Games County Final, organised by Active Lincolnshire and hosted by Grantham Meres Leisure Centre had it all! Teamwork, self-belief, respect, passion, determination, honesty and resilience. The School Games started with an Opening Ceremony, where the 701 athletes from 50 different schools and their teachers paraded around the stadium with banners, Lincolnshire flags […]

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Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up

By Llara Munn on July 12th, 2019 - comments

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 […]

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One You Lincolnshire supports residents of the county to move more, eat well, be smokefree, lose weight and drink less.

Free Healthy Lifestyle Service Launches for Residents of Lincolnshire

By Llara Munn on June 20th, 2019 - comments

One You Lincolnshire, a new integrated healthy lifestyle service, are launching in July to support residents of the county with making significant long-term changes to their health. Lincolnshire County Council and the Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups have commissioned the healthy lifestyle provider, Thrive Tribe, to deliver the preventative health service. One You Lincolnshire is the […]

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Sport and physical activity sector agrees out-of-curriculum coach deployment guidance for primary schools

By Llara Munn on June 6th, 2019 - comments

The first detailed guidance on how the sport and physical activity sector’s professional standards framework will affect the deployment of coaches in primary schools out of curriculum time in England has been published. The Minimum Deployment Requirements Guidance factsheet has been developed in partnership by Active Partnerships, Association for Physical Education (afPE), CIMSPA, ukactive KIDS, […]

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