Striving to Creative an Active Workplace

By Louise O'reilly on March 15th, 2018 - comments

On February 21st at The Epic Centre, Lincoln Showground, fifteen “Champions” attended a workshop with the sole purpose of supporting and creating an environment at work which promotes being active. Active Lincolnshire hosted the pilot training workshop, which delivered a strategy of change for each Workplace Champion to take back to his or her workplace […]

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PE & School Sport Conference 2018 – event cancelled!

By Louise O'reilly on February 6th, 2018 - comments

New Dates Coming Soon.   2 March 2018. Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln. Booking Info Lincolnshire’s biggest primary school event returns on Friday 2 March with another packed agenda comprising of keynote speakers, local providers and practical workshops. There will also be updates on national strategies and policies and how they will impact local schools. The […]

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Sporting Future

Government Publishes second annual report for ‘Sporting Future’

By Louise O'reilly on February 2nd, 2018 - comments

Sporting Future set out a new government vision to redefine what success looks like in sport by concentrating on five key outcomes: Physical wellbeing  Mental wellbeing Individual development, Social and community development Economic development. It was a bold new strategy for an active nation. It marked the biggest shift in Government policy on sport for […]

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Fitness mentors to boost police wellbeing

By Louise O'reilly on January 22nd, 2018 - comments

Lincolnshire Police are embarking on a new project to support the wellbeing of staff. Officers and support staff often face difficult and stressful situations and the nature of that work is not something that can be avoided – but the Force believes it should do all it can to improve wellbeing and therefore better equip […]

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Inactivty plans start to take shape

By Louise O'reilly on December 7th, 2017 - comments

More than 70 stakeholders came to our Annual General meeting on 30 November to take part in the first stages of writing the county’s strategic plan for physical activity. Representatives from business, local government, sports and leisure, health and the voluntary sector heard the latest insight from data specialists PressRed on population trends, demographics, activity […]

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Self-Care Week comes to Lincolnshire (13-19 November)

By Louise O'reilly on November 15th, 2017 - comments

Health, care and voluntary organisations in Lincolnshire are getting behind a national campaign, Self-Care Week, to urge everyone to learn more about self care to keep healthy. And at Active Lincolnshire, we’re promoting the benefits of physical activity as one of the best ways to stay healthy this winter. Leisure Centres in West Lindsey, East […]

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Lincolnshire Sports Awards 2017 winners roll of honour

By Louise O'reilly on November 7th, 2017 - comments

400 guests from across the county descended on the Showground on Thursday 2 November for the thirteenth Lincolnshire Sports Awards. Winners from the world of sport were joined by businesses, schools, universities and local communities in a glittering evening of inspiring sporting and  volunteering success stories. Overall Sports Personality of the Year went to up […]

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The search is on for young ‘Premier League Writing Stars’

By Louise O'reilly on October 6th, 2017 - comments

A new competition has been launched for all primary schools and it’s aimed at encouraging children to write poems on the theme of resilience. Former professional footballer Frank Lampard OBE, Premier League player and lyricist Yannick Bolasie, Children’s Laureate Lauren Child and the young people’s laureate for London Caleb Femi have teamed up with the […]

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Sport England – Tackling Inactivity Fund

By Louise O'reilly on October 2nd, 2017 - comments

There is just over one month left to bid into this fund which is targeting the most inactive people in our society. The fund is split into 3 pots: Option A – £2m to support projects from £25K – £500K aimed at inactive people who are in employment Option B – £1m pot to support […]

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