Think Active Support Groups

By Llara Munn on May 12th, 2021 - comments

With Mental Health Awareness Week upon us, we are excited to let you know about a new programme of activities coming to Lincolnshire, thanks to support from the Managed Care Network and the Mental Health Promotion Fund. There is a huge amount of evidence to support the benefits that physical activity can bring to people […]

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Lockdown activity levels revealed

By Llara Munn on May 12th, 2021 - comments

Activity levels in England were on course to reach record highs before the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic hit, according to the latest Active Lives Adult Survey. The report shows that more than 3 million people across England were less active then compared to the same period a year before. It also highlighted the importance of organised […]

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Get active, feel good- Mental Health Awareness Week

By Llara Munn on May 6th, 2021 - comments

Mental health, we all have it, just as we all have physical health; however it can be a topic that is difficult to speak about. Especially if you are experiencing poor mental health, and yet according to Mind 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year in England and […]

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How being active can reduce stress

By Llara Munn on April 15th, 2021 - comments

April is Stress Awareness Month, and it is a timely reminder of the importance of an active body for a rested mind. A recent study by The Stress Management Society found that 65% of people in the UK feel more stressed since the Covid-19 restrictions began in March 2020 than previously. The main issues reported […]

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Covid-Update – Return of Outdoor Sport

By Charlotte Pedley on March 29th, 2021 - comments

Step 1b in the Roadmap out of National Lockdown From 29 March – Outdoor sports facilities, such as tennis and basketball courts, sports pitches, outdoor skateparks and outdoor swimming pools can reopen. Outdoor gatherings of six people, under the ‘rule of six’, or two households, can take place. Organised Outdoor Sport Formally organised outdoor sport and […]

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Game on: Football Foundation launches new funds

By Llara Munn on March 23rd, 2021 - comments

More than £16m made available for grassroots football to restart after restrictions are eased on March 29. The Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation has declared “Game on”, by releasing three funds to get the country ready for the return of grassroots football at the end of month. One of the three funds […]

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International Women’s Day

By Llara Munn on March 4th, 2021 - comments

This year the theme of International Women’s Day, March 8th, is #ChooseToChallenge. This is a call to action, a rallying cry, to stand up to inequality and help to create a more inclusive and ‘gender equal world’. As a new mum, with a 13-month-old son, this resonates strongly with me. I want to be a […]

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PM’s roadmap; what it means for Sport & Physical Activity

By Llara Munn on February 23rd, 2021 - comments

Sport England and UKactive have responded positively to the Prime Ministers proposed roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions in England, released on 22nd February. Chief executive of Sport England, Tim Hollingsworth said: “The Prime Minister’s roadmap for the return of sport and physical activity is very welcome and a clear recognition of how important it is […]

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