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Lincolnshire youth taking steps in the right direction

By Llara Munn on December 17th, 2019 - comments

The second annual Sport England survey of activity levels in children and young people has been released. Overall it shows a rise in activity levels across England of 3.6% (of children in England doing an average of 60 minutes or more of physical activity a day). In Lincolnshire the results are also very positive with […]

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Changes to Bikeability

By Llara Munn on December 17th, 2019 - comments

Bikeability is the modern day equivalent of Cycling Proficiency and available to all schools across Lincolnshire. Covering three levels the training gives riders the confidence they need to cycle in a variety of on-road and off-road environments. Levels 1 & 2 are available for primary schools whilst Level 3 is available for Year 6 pupils […]

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7 Days, 7 Districts, 7 ways to get active

By Llara Munn on November 21st, 2019 - comments

Self Care Week-18-24th November Active Lincolnshire, on behalf of Let’s Move Lincolnshire, has put together a home based strength exercise resource. Encouraging anyone of any age, gender or ability to try strength based movements, these can be done either at home or at a leisure centre. Each exercise has been contributed by a trainer at […]

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The physical activity evening of the year!

By Llara Munn on November 15th, 2019 - comments

On Thursday 7 November the Active Lincolnshire team were delighted to celebrate the Lincolnshire Sport & Physical Activity Awards with it’s 334 attendees; a glittering, red carpet celebration on an otherwise wet and rainy night. These Awards are an annual celebration, not only of the successes of Lincolnshire’s elite athletes, but also of the huge […]

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Active Lives Lincolnshire Results

By Llara Munn on October 25th, 2019 - comments

Below is a brief insight into Lincolnshire’s results from the Active Lives Survey (May 2018-May 2019). Lincolnshire sits below the national average with 57.90% of the population currently participating in 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week compared to England’s 63.20%. More residents are fairly active at 12.30% compared to 12% nationally, however 5% […]

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National Fitness Day 2019

By Llara Munn on October 24th, 2019 - comments

Wednesday 25 September was National Fitness Day. This year Active Lincolnshire encouraged Lincolnite’s to try a new activity or gym class for free and across Lincolnshire 375 people took up the offer. National Fitness Day is an opportunity to focus on the benefits of being active, from physically looking and feeling better to spending time with others […]

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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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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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Let’s Move Lincolnshire

By Louise O'reilly on May 10th, 2019 - comments

A NEW BLUEPRINT FOR CREATING A MORE ACTIVE LINCOLNSHIRE was launched today in Lincoln by a Taskforce set up last year to help more people lead active lives. The Lincolnshire Physical Activity Taskforce (L-PAT), now numbering more than 60 partners from business, education, health, local government and the charity and voluntary sector, came together to […]

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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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