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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Swimming with dementia poster

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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Weekend of Sport is back!

By Louise O'reilly on July 13th, 2017 - comments

Lincolnshire’s popular annual weekend of sport and activity is retuning on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July in time for the start of the school holidays. Leisure centres, clubs and organisations across the county will be opening their doors to encourage children of all ages and adults to come and have a go at something […]

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10 Minute Shake Ups from Change4Life with Disney are back for summer 2017!

By Zoe Conville on July 11th, 2017 - comments

Change4Life, Public Health England’s campaign to help families lead healthier lives, together with Disney, has launched a range of new 10 Minute Shake Ups teaching materials. Inspired by six magical Disney stories, 10 Minute Shake Ups can help to keep kids active throughout the school day. 3.5 million 10 Minute Shake Ups packs have been […]

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Free to use secure cycle facility installed at St Marks

By Louise O'reilly on July 7th, 2017 - comments

Shoppers in Lincoln can enjoy new secure bicycle storage facilities at St Marks from tomorrow. As an improved measure for cyclists within the city centre of Lincoln, St Marks have installed free, safe and secure bike racks for the general public to use in the undercover lower deck car park which hold more than 100 […]

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