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#ThinkActive: “A fab event, a positive atmosphere”

By Llara Munn on March 7th, 2019 - comments

It was the first conference of its kind in Lincolnshire and on its debut the Think Active conference was an unmitigated success with delegates on the day giving it a 4.8/5 star ranking. The conference focused on the role physical activity can play in mental health. It was organised by the Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation […]

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Think Active Feedback

By Llara Munn on March 7th, 2019 - comments

Overwhelmingly positive feedback from delegates at the Think Active Conference highlights the importance of physical activity in our overall health. Also see below for slides from the day and a link to a video made by key note speaker Dr William Bird on the importance of physical health for our longevity.         […]

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Theatre for all- Written by Nikita Wakefield

By Llara Munn on February 1st, 2019 - comments

Some members of the audience were blind and some were deaf, but this company made dreams come true and gave everyone the chance to go to the ball. The relaxed performance of the pantomime Cinderella was organised by Magna Vitae and drew a lot of attention this year due to the amount of extra’s included […]

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Lincolnshire’s Active Workplaces

By Llara Munn on December 7th, 2018 - comments

Active Lincolnshire challenged workplaces to get involved in Self Care Week, 12-16th November, by getting their employees active. Incorporating activity into the working day helps improve staff morale and health (both physical and mental). It promotes incidental activity that has to be neither planned nor paid for, allowing more adults to get active every day […]

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Active Lives Survey Indicates Inactive Children

By Llara Munn on December 7th, 2018 - comments

Sport England has released the results of the first ever Active Lives Children and Young People Survey and they reveal a concerning picture of the activity levels of children in Lincolnshire, and England at large. The results for Lincolnshire are above the national average, suggesting 44.9% of children and young people are active for 60 […]

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Interim Active Lincolnshire CEO

By Llara Munn on November 9th, 2018 - comments

Active Lincolnshire has agreed with its major funder, Sport England, for a revised arrangement for the role of the Active Lincolnshire CEO until the 31st March 2019. The decision by Lisa Harrison, the previous CEO, to leave the organisation for a new job opportunity, saw the Active Lincolnshire board review what options it may wish […]

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Self Care Week Leisure Providers

By Llara Munn on November 8th, 2018 - comments

Below is a list of leisure providers actively engaged with Self Care Week 2018 1life South Lincolnshire (Spalding, Grantham and Boston) Free seven day pass and health checks at all South Lincolnshire sites on mentioning Self Care Week Vitality classes available 12-16th Nov Walking for Health Magna Vitae East Lindsey Community Activities in East Lindsey for Self […]

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Self Care Week 2018

By Llara Munn on November 6th, 2018 - comments

Invest in your future self this Self Care Week (12 – 18 November) by making small changes that can make a big difference.   Our challenge for all workplaces in Lincolnshire this year is to have at least ONE ‘walk and talk’ meeting and for employers to encourage active lunchtimes. Make sure you take photos […]

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Lincolnshire Sports Awards 2018 held at The Lincolnshire Showground.

Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography for Active Lincolnshire
Date: November 1, 2018

Young golf star crowned Lincolnshire Sports Personality of the Year

By Louise O'reilly on November 5th, 2018 - comments

Eleven year old golfer Archie Qualtrough from Boston scooped a top honour at this year’s Lincolnshire Sports Awards when he was awarded the Sports Personality of the Year. Organised by Active Lincolnshire as a celebration of the sporting achievements across Lincolnshire, the night was attended by 350 people from clubs, businesses and schools. The night […]

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Dan Ellmore Steps Down as Chair of the Board

By Louise O'reilly on October 31st, 2018 - comments

After two and a half years at the helm, Dan Ellmore stepped down as the Chair of Active Lincolnshire at the 2018 AGM (Thursday 18 October). Dan has successfully overseen the organisation through a busy period of change. There has been a new remit from Sport England to focus on those who are most inactive […]

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