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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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This Girl Can returns with a focus on REAL women

By Louise O'reilly on October 26th, 2018 - comments

Sport England launched their third This Girl Can campaign today with a strapline Fit Got Real in an effort to reach women of all backgrounds and ethnicities who feel left behind by traditional exercise. Active Lives research has shown that: • Women in lower paid and routine jobs are twice as likely to be inactive as those […]

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New Lincolnshire Physical Activity Taskforce launched

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

On Thursday 18 October a new Taskforce was launched to look at new ways of getting people more active. The Lincolnshire Physical Activity Taskforce (L-PAT) will be overseen by Active Lincolnshire  and will be made up of organisations from education, business, leisure, health, local government and the voluntary sector. Dr Jayne Mitchell, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor […]

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2018 Lincolnshire Sports Awards nominees revealed

By Llara Munn on September 12th, 2018 - comments

Sportswoman of the Year- Sponsored by Greenwich Leisure Ltd Laura Woodcock // Nicole Wells // Georgina Adam Sportsman of the Year- Sponsored by the University of Lincoln Nick Penn // Ashton Turner // Michael Willrich Young Sportsman of the Year- Sponsored by Chestnut Homes William Ferguson // Archie Qualtrough // Will Herring Young Sportswoman of […]

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National Fitness Day Challenge

By Llara Munn on September 4th, 2018 - comments

National Fitness Day is on Wednesday the 26th of September. On this day leisure providers throughout Lincolnshire are coming together to promote increased physical activity for everybody. National Fitness day is an opportunity for the people of Lincoln to come together, leisure providers to open their doors and for us all to be proactive about our shared message- […]

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Special Olympic 40th Anniversary Games

By Llara Munn on August 31st, 2018 - comments

Special Olympic athletes jingled all the way home from the Special Olympic 40th Anniversary games in Sterling from 9-13th August. Lincolnshire’s two badminton players Danielle and James played fantastic rallies and Danielle achieved two Silver medals for singles and mixed doubles, along with James who also achieved Silver with Danielle and Gold in the badminton singles. […]

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NCS Students make getting active fun!

By Llara Munn on August 28th, 2018 - comments

NCS students across Gainsborough, Grantham, Sleaford and Deeping have spent their summer creating more opportunities to get active for children, the elderly and those suffering from dementia as well as increasing the incentive to take the dog for a walk when the weather gets colder. Students have researched, trialled and tested interactive walks and quizzes […]

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Louth Dolphins Biathlon Success

By Llara Munn on August 21st, 2018 - comments

Sunday 29 July saw 65 swimmers from Louth Dolphins set out to prove that not only were they swim fit but also run fit by taking part in the Club’s third annual Biathlon event. The event marked the end of the Club’s season before swimmers took a well deserved break from training and competing. Held […]

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