Join Team Macmillan Walking the Lincoln 10k

By Zoe Conville on March 21st, 2017 - comments

Macmillan Get Active Feel Good Lincolnshire is challenging you to join them to walk the Lincoln 10k this April. Macmillan Physical Activity Practitioners Fiona Roche and Aaron Hall are gathering a team from the project together to take on the Lincoln 10k on Sunday 2nd April. Anne Algar was part of the Macmillan team that […]

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Lincolnshire Sport Awards 2016:

Get Active, Been Active sponsored by Lincolnshire Echo.  Winner: Clare Warren.  Highly commended: Lincoln Park Run.  Runners-up: Anne Algar and David Randall.

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

This Girl Can – Clare’s Story

By Zoe Conville on March 21st, 2017 - comments

This Girl Can celebrates women being active whatever their size, ability, or previous experience. Clare Warren, who lives in Lincoln, tells us about how becoming active had a huge impact on her life. Read her story below… So my name is Clare Warren and I’m sharing my story about becoming more active impacted my life. I hope […]

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Third place winners - Team Active Lincolnshire

Charity Badminton Tournament Raises Funds for LIVES

By Zoe Conville on March 20th, 2017 - comments

Sleaford Badminton Club has won the first Nicholsons Charity Badminton Tournament in aid of raising funds for LIVES, an emergency response team serving Lincolnshire. Held at One NK, the tournament received participations from banks, local businesses, charities and recreational clubs alike. Krys Mitchell from LIVES was presented with a cheque during the break before the […]

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Sad News

By Zoe Conville on March 17th, 2017 - comments

Everyone at Active Lincolnshire is sad to have learned of the death of Ian Newell. Ian, who volunteered at Grantham Athletic Club, tragically passed away after a car accident on the A1 last week. Grantham Athletic Club has released this statement. Our sympathies and condolences go to Ian’s family and friends at this time. The world of […]

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CEO Janet Inman Set to Stand Down

By Zoe Conville on March 10th, 2017 - comments

After seven successful years at the helm, Active Lincolnshire’s Chief Executive, Janet Inman, is set to leave the organisation this summer. Her tenure has overseen the transformation of the organisation from merely focusing on increasing sport participation to one that is tasked with getting more people, more active, more often, whatever the activity. The culmination […]

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Rio Star Shona Backs This Girl Can in Lincolnshire

By Zoe Conville on February 24th, 2017 - comments

Sport England’s national campaign to get more women, more active, more often returns with a bang today. A brand new This Girl Can advert will be broadcast to millions on ITV during Coronation Street and Team GB hockey hero Shona McCallin is backing the campaign in Lincolnshire. Shona said: “It’s all about finding an activity […]

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Lincolnshire Bombers Sink Suffolk at British Champs

By Zoe Conville on February 22nd, 2017 - comments

Lincolnshire Bombers Roller Girls hosted the first games of the 2017 British Roller Derby Championships (Tier 4 East Bracket) at Newark Showground last weekend. The event saw Lincolnshire Bombers play Suffolk Roller Derby, and Wiltshire play Oxford Roller Derby. This match was set to be an important one for the local team, the Lincolnshire Bombers […]

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Lincoln Cannons Volleyball Club with their Rainbow Laces and pledge form

Lincolnshire Sport Unites with Stonewall to Make Sport Everyone’s Game

By Zoe Conville on February 17th, 2017 - comments

Active Lincolnshire has teamed up with Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign to show support for lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people in sport. We’re calling on Lincolnshire clubs and associations to commit to kick anti-LGBT attitudes out of sport. This follows research released by Stonewall, Britain’s leading LGBT equality charity, that shows 45 per cent […]

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Dementia Friendly Swimming Sessions to Start in Louth

By Zoe Conville on February 8th, 2017 - comments

New dementia friendly swimming sessions start at Meridian Leisure Centre in Louth later this month. The first session takes place on Monday 20th February from 12noon to 1pm and sessions will then run weekly at the same time and place. The sessions aim to provide a fun, relaxing, safe and supportive environment for those living […]

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Research reveals demand for more opportunities for people with limb impairments to be active

By Zoe Conville on February 8th, 2017 - comments

New research released today (Feb 8th) reveals clear demand for more physical activities that are accessible for amputees and people with limb impairments. The findings published in a new report from LimbPower aim to give providers more information and support on this specific target audience. LimbPower hopes it will help others and ourselves to plan […]

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