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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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By Llara Munn on January 27th, 2021 - comments

Sport England launch new strategy ‘Uniting the movement’ It is an ambitious 10 year vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity. The strategy outlines how Sport England plans to invest in sport and physical activity to make it a normal part of life for everyone in England, regardless of background, gender, […]

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National survey shows increase in activity levels of Lincolnshire’s children and young people.

By Llara Munn on January 19th, 2021 - comments

The results of the 2019/2020 national ‘Active Lives Children and Young People Survey’ have been released by Sport England and show that activity levels of children in Lincolnshire have increased. The Active Lives Children and Young People survey is the main source of data used nationally to understand activity levels. As part of Active Lincolnshire’s […]

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National lockdown: Stay at Home

By Llara Munn on January 5th, 2021 - comments

As of January 5th 2021 England is in a national lockdown. Please see below for government guidance on sport and physical activity: Exercising and meeting other people You should minimise time spent outside your home. It is against the law to meet socially with family or friends unless they are part of your household or support bubble. […]

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What the new Tier 4 means for sport and physical activity

By Llara Munn on January 4th, 2021 - comments

On Saturday 19 December, the Prime Minister announced that a new tier of coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions would be introduced across certain parts of England. On Thursday 31st Lincolnshire was included in Tier 4. The new regulations will have implications for sport and physical activity: for the full Sport England guide please click here. In short: […]

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