The search is on for young ‘Premier League Writing Stars’

By Louise O'reilly on October 6th, 2017 - comments

A new competition has been launched for all primary schools and it’s aimed at encouraging children to write poems on the theme of resilience. Former professional footballer Frank Lampard OBE, Premier League player and lyricist Yannick Bolasie, Children’s Laureate Lauren Child and the young people’s laureate for London Caleb Femi have teamed up with the […]

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Sport England – Tackling Inactivity Fund

By Louise O'reilly on October 2nd, 2017 - comments

There is just over one month left to bid into this fund which is targeting the most inactive people in our society. The fund is split into 3 pots: Option A – £2m to support projects from £25K – £500K aimed at inactive people who are in employment Option B – £1m pot to support […]

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Lincolnshire Sport Awards 

Sports Personality of the Year sponsored by Riseholme College.  Winners: Shona McCallin and Georgie Twigg.  

The 2016 Lincolnshire Sport Awards, organised by Lincolnshire Sport, and held at the Showground, Lincoln.

Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography for Lincolnshire Sport
Date: November 3, 2016

Last chance to get on board!

By Louise O'reilly on September 5th, 2017 - comments

The Lincolnshire Sports Awards are only two months away! And we’re delighted to welcome a new sponsor on board, Allen Signs, who have taken the Physical Activity Programme category. MD David Allen said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring this category. Physical activity programmes are so important in helping people to have a fit and […]

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Lincolnshire Sport Awards 2016

The 2016 Lincolnshire Sport Awards, organised by Lincolnshire Sport, and held at the Showground, Lincoln.

Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography for Lincolnshire Sport
Date: November 3, 2016

Sports Awards Shortlist Announced

By Louise O'reilly on August 17th, 2017 - comments

Active Lincolnshire have today (Monday 21 August) announced the shortlist for the annual Lincolnshire Sports Awards taking place at the Showground on 2 November 2017. View the 2017 shortlist Lynsey Norris from Active Lincolnshire who oversaw the shortlisting said: “Our independent panel spent a lot of time debating the shortlist; such was the quality of […]

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Robyn set for Zambian adventure

By Louise O'reilly on August 15th, 2017 - comments

Active Lincolnshire’s Robyn Beebe is joining British Swimming’s Mel Marshall and Olympic gold medal swimmer Adam Peaty on their 50-hour sport marathon in Zambia. Flying out on the 15 August, Robyn will be part of a 12 strong team that will be delivering fifty hours of sports across five sports and five locations in Lusaka […]

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Nesta Baxter, WAKO Kickboxer Individual British and European Champion and World Team Champion

Lincolnshire Athletes Awarded Funding Boost

By Zoe Conville on August 11th, 2017 - comments

The next generation of athletes from the county who have made on to the Lincolnshire Elite Athlete Programme (LEAP) 2017 have been announced. LEAP, an Active Lincolnshire project that’s sponsored by Firstaid4sport, provides bursaries to potential sporting talent in Lincolnshire. The programme is now in its ninth year and in the past it has supported […]

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Making a splash with dementia friendly swimming!

By Zoe Conville on August 11th, 2017 - comments

A project to help people with dementia to keep swimming has started in Gainsborough. Dementia Friendly swimming sessions are being hosted by the Alzheimer’s Society in partnership with staff at Everyone Active Leisure Centre. Staff at the centre have completed dementia awareness sessions. There will be an Alzheimer’s Society support worker on-hand to meet and […]

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Second Round of Sport England’s Tackling Inactivity Funding Announced

By Zoe Conville on August 8th, 2017 - comments

Sport England’s new funding round of the Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund is to launch on 29th August The £3 million pot will be split between two separate funding pots and the prospectus to provide more detailed information on the focus of this pot will be available online from 29th August. There will be […]

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Discover Boston this summer

By Louise O'reilly on July 14th, 2017 - comments

Working with the online walking company, iFootpath, we’ve created a variety of 10 walks – from nature walks in the woods to town trails – to help people to discover the delights of Boston. And for those that take part, there are prizes to be won! There are walks for people of all ages and abilities, with […]

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