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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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AOC regional tournament 2019

By Llara Munn on October 23rd, 2019 - comments

This year the East Midlands AoC Sport Regional Tournaments in partnership with the University of Lincoln will be taking place in Lincoln on the 6th and 13th November 2019. The regional tournaments provide an opportunity for students to compete against other colleges from across the region in 11 different sports. The best performers of the […]

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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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