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Summer holiday activities in Lincolnshire

By Llara Munn on July 18th, 2018 - comments

If you are unsure what to do to entertain your children during the upcoming Summer Holidays below are a selection of options available: Family friendly GoExplore Lincolnshire Quizzes: We have developed fun and interesting quizzes in Lincolnshire that are great if you are looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this summer holidays! Quiz questions […]

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School Games Summer 2018 held at Grantham Mere's Leisure Centre, Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography for Active Lincolnshire
Date: July 8, 2018

School Games Wrap Up 2018

By Llara Munn on July 18th, 2018 - comments

“Teamwork makes the dream work” was the general consensus from this year’s Lincolnshire School Games, with many proud parents and teachers taking to twitter to express their emotions. St Lawrence Primary tweeted: “Another amazing performance from our talented children. They were fabulous in the sports hall athletics today- we are so proud of every single one […]

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Active Lincolnshire's Primary School PE Conference held at Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln.

Being active makes a lasting difference to children’s happiness, health and wellbeing says the Head of Health & Wellbeing from the Youth Sports Trust.

By Louise O'reilly on June 19th, 2018 - comments

Over 100 teachers from across Lincolnshire converged on Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln to attend the PE and School Sports Conference 2018. This year’s focus was on importance of active lives for school children and how the Active School Planner can enable teachers to achieve this. Chris Wright, the head of Health and Wellbeing from […]

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Golf Foundation Awards at Wentworth recognise Lincolnshire

By Louise O'reilly on May 25th, 2018 - comments

The Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards at Wentworth on Wednesday (23rd of May) celebrated the “fantastic people at the heart of junior golf” – the volunteers and professionals who selflessly give their time to help young people to enjoy the benefits of golf. Thanks to support from the European Tour, the ceremony was held again this […]

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Get Out Get Active Couch 2 5k

By Louise O'reilly on April 27th, 2018 - comments

The April Couch 2 5k has been a great success, with 66 new participants braving the elements and taking part in the programme. Couch 2 5K is a ten week programme for novices and those that want to get back in to running. Participants are guided and motivated to start off slowly and then develop and […]

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Team building with the co-op

By Louise O'reilly on April 27th, 2018 - comments

On Thursday the 19 April Active Lincolnshire delivered a team building session for the co-op food development programme LEAP (Learn, Engage, Apply and Perform). Active Lincolnshire uses wheelchair basketball as a method for work forces to improve team cohesion and development in a fashion that participants find motivating and engaging. As part of the session […]

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GoExplore Lincolnshire

By Louise O'reilly on April 27th, 2018 - comments

Active Lincolnshire are incredibly excited to announce the development of a whole new informative and interactive walking experience with it’s new walking app GoExplore Lincolnshire. Active Lincolnshire, funded by Sport England, has developed an event exploring app which guides users to locations on a map, provides additional information about the location and monitors activity while in use. […]

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England Roses Commonwealth Games win inspires women to take up netball

By Louise O'reilly on April 19th, 2018 - comments

Last Sunday (15 April), England Roses were crowned Commonwealth Games champions for the first time in their history, after beating host nation Australia 52-51 in the gold medal final.In Lincolnshire, there has already been a surge in interest in the sport.  Louise Key, Netball Development Officer for England Netball in Lincoln, said: “We run netball […]

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Diabetes Prevention Week Success

By Louise O'reilly on April 17th, 2018 - comments

Diabetes Prevention Week 2018 was a great success, with roadshows held across the county bringing knowledge and insight around type 2 diabetes and the different options available to improve prevention. During the week long promotion our leisure partners kindly provided their services at the events on our behalf, providing information and knowledge about physical activity […]

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Sport England releases latest activity figures for England

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

Sport England have today announced the Active Lives Adult Survey figures that give a snapshot of the nation’s activity habits. The results show a stable picture and are taken from a survey of 200,000 adults across England. There are currently 27.7 million people – 61.8% of the 16+ population in England – classed as active. […]

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