57th Annual Lincoln Grand Prix on Sunday May 13th

By NickiBlake on May 9th, 2012 - comments

The stage is set for the City of Lincoln to be the focus point of the UK cycling world when the 57th Annual Lincoln Grand Prix takes centre stage in the City’s tourist areas this Sunday May 13th. The impressive start list of 160 riders features all of the UK’s best teams with 26 foreign […]

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Health Walks

Health Walk Leader Training in Grantham

By NickiBlake on May 9th, 2012 - comments

People in Grantham can attend a training session to become a Health Walk Leader and encourage more people to go walking. Walking is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get involved in physical activity, and there are numerous Health Walks being led in Grantham and the surrounding area. As a result, more volunteer […]

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Mission Slimpossible!

By NickiBlake on May 9th, 2012 - comments

Men and women in Lincoln are being encouraged to take part in a 10-week weight management course to learn how to lose weight and keep it off for good. Lincolnshire County Council is funding the course as part of GROW, a scheme to improve lifelong learning among individuals aged 19 plus in Lincolnshire. Sarah Ferneyhough, […]

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Drop a Dress Size in Spalding

By NickiBlake on May 9th, 2012 - comments

Ladies in Spalding are being encouraged to take part in a new 10-week adult education course to learn about how to make healthy lifestyle choices. The Drop a Dress Size course is being run by Active Lincolnshires Partnership, as part of GROW, a Lincolnshire County Council scheme to improve lifelong learning among individuals aged 19 […]

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Basketball

Ladies Basketball Session wants more members

By NickiBlake on May 9th, 2012 - comments

Ladies are encouraged to come along to a basketball session taking place in Lincoln this week. Lincoln Lightning Basketball Club wants women and girls, aged 14 plus, to come along and take part in a fun, exciting sport. Lucy Willets, Basketball Development Officer at Active Lincolnshires Partnership, said: “Before these sessions started, there were no […]

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School Games (2012)

50 days to Lincolnshire School Games

By NickiBlake on May 8th, 2012 - comments

With only 50 days to go, schoolchildren from across the county will be taking part in the Lincolnshire School Games as part of a number of celebrations for the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. On Wednesday 27th June, the day the Olympic Torch comes to Lincoln, 1,500 young athletes will be competing in 21 different […]

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Learn how to lose weight in Lincoln

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

Adults in Lincoln are being encouraged to take part in a 10-week weight management course to learn how to lose weight and keep it off for good. Lincolnshire County Council is funding the Drop a Dress Size course as part of GROW, a scheme to improve lifelong learning among individuals aged 19 plus in Lincolnshire. […]

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Sportivate

Over 2000 young people take part in Sportivate sessions

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

More than 2,000 young people in Lincolnshire have been inspired to do sport in their own time in the first year of Sport England’s Sportivate Olympic and Paralympic legacy initiative. Responding to the legacy pledge made by Lord Coe in Singapore in 2005, Sportivate is aimed at 14 to 25-year-olds who currently aren’t playing sport […]

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Call for clubs in Lincoln to become Sport Makers

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

Sports clubs in Lincoln are being offered expert advice if they sign up to become Sport Makers. Lincoln Young Professionals have linked up with Sport Makers and hope to get involved with the Olympic and Paralympic Games by volunteering their time and offering their areas of expertise to local sport clubs. Set up in August […]

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Darbi Murphy

Osgodby Primary School gets in Olympic mood

By NickiBlake on May 3rd, 2012 - comments

Pupils at Osgodby Primary School were treated to a visit from British Eventing rider Darbi Murphy last week. Darbi was there to present awards after the whole school completed the Lincolnshire Active Community Network 2012 School Sports Challenge. The children took part in a variety of sports, including Wheelchair sprints, Boccia, Handball, Badminton and Hurdles. […]

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