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Community Emergency Fund Case Study

By Charlotte Pedley on July 27th, 2020 - comments

Through their Community Emergency Fund (CEF) Sport England made a funding pot of up to £20 million available for community organisations who had a role in keeping the nation active to help them stay afloat during the Coronavirus pandemic. Active Lincolnshire has worked with local clubs and organisations across the region to support them in […]

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Government announces gyms and pools to reopen safely

By Charlotte Pedley on July 9th, 2020 - comments

The Government has outlined the measures that will allow outdoor pools to reopen from 11 July and indoor gyms, swimming pools and sports facilities to reopen from 25 July, ensuring millions of people can get back into more sport and fitness activities. The guidance, published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, has been […]

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Primary PE and Sport Premium confirmed to continue at £320 million for 2020/21

By Charlotte Pedley on July 6th, 2020 - comments

Active Lincolnshire, and the One Network are delighted to see the Department for Education’s (DfE) commitment to continue the £320 million PE and Sport Premium investment for another academic year (2020/21). The One Network, of which Active Lincolnshire is a member, is a collaboration of not for profit organisations seeking to increase the quality and quantity […]

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School Games County Finals go online

By Charlotte Pedley on June 22nd, 2020 - comments

  The Lincolnshire Virtual School Games has been keeping children across the county active at home since the end of April with a programme of eight sports inspired competitions. Finalists from each of the eight competitions will now go forward to represent their schools in an online County Finals to be screened on Wednesday 1 July, […]

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Blog: Keeping Active – As Time Goes By

By Charlotte Pedley on June 19th, 2020 - comments

If you’re an older adult or struggle with your mobility, you might be finding it particularly difficult to keep active during the Coronavirus pandemic, especially if you’re still shielding. We’ve put together this blog with One You Lincolnshire, to give some advice and suggested exercises. It’s important to try and maintain our physical fitness whilst […]

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Active Lincolnshire Welcomes New Chair of the Board and CEO

By Charlotte Pedley on May 27th, 2020 - comments

Following recent recruitment Active Lincolnshire is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Locking as Chair of the Board of Directors and Emma Tatlow as Chief Executive Officer. Active Lincolnshire is a charitable company whose vision is for everybody in Lincolnshire to be active, every day. The organisation works with numerous partners across Lincolnshire with […]

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Blog: Moving for Mental Health

By Charlotte Pedley on May 1st, 2020 - comments

Many of us are currently experiencing high levels of anxiety and worry due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. A recent study by Public Health England revealed that (53.1%) of respondents said it was affecting their well-being and nearly half (46.9%) reported high levels of anxiety. ‍It is undoubtedly more important than ever to be active […]

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Sport England Active Lives Survey shows Activity Levels on the rise before the Coronavirus outbreak

By Charlotte Pedley on April 30th, 2020 - comments

Activity levels were on the rise and inactivity was falling before the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, according to the latest Active Lives Adult Survey by Sport England. The research which was conducted in the 12 months to November 2019, show 28.6 million adults were active – i.e. doing at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical […]

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