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 Leisure Offers

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

From April 16-22 leisure facilities across Lincolnshire are offering great incentives to make a change to your health and fitness. Gainsborough, Stamford, City of Lincoln, Spalding, Skegness and Mablethorpe all have great opportunities available! Contact one of the Campaign Team at either Active Nation Yarborough or Active Nation Birchwood to claim your free 7 day […]

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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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Would you like to have Fencing available at your School?

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

British Fencing has recently announced that Premier Activate will become an “Official Delivery Partner in Primary Education”. If your school is interested in trying fencing for the first time you can click here to fill in a contact form. Alternatively, if your school would like to have staff members become a fencing coach you can […]

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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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PE & School Sport Conference 2018 – 8th June

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

 NEW DATE: 8th June 2018 To book please contact Lynsey Norris on 01522 730 325 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. […]

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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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