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Tackling Inequalities Case Study – Amy’s Story

By Charlotte Pedley on September 17th, 2020 - comments

Background In August, Active Lincolnshire distributed £80,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund to 17 organisations across the county which are engaging groups and communities whose levels of activity have been hardest hit by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Tackling Inequalities fund focuses on reducing the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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The Great British Week of Sport & National Fitness Day 2020

By Charlotte Pedley on September 11th, 2020 - comments

This month we are supporting the Great British Week of Sport, and National Fitness Day! Taking place between Sat 19 – Sunday 27 September, The Great British Week of Sport is full of ideas and initiatives to get everyone moving, celebrating the positive effects that sport and activity has on our mental, physical and social wellbeing. […]

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Return to Play – Latest Government Guidance

By Charlotte Pedley on September 10th, 2020 - comments

Following the Government’s announcement that social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from 14 September, the Government has confirmed that people can still: take part in organised sports and activities that have been through return to play protocols. take part in organised outdoor sports and physical activity events. use leisure facilities, […]

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Lincolnshire organisations awarded funding to tackle inequalities in physical activity

By Charlotte Pedley on August 27th, 2020 - comments

Just shy of £180,000 of  National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund has been invested in projects across Lincolnshire to support communities and groups to keep active following the covid-19 lockdown. Active Lincolnshire manage the distribution of the funding in the county, working with partners across the seven districts of Lincolnshire to identify those […]

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Nominations coming in thick and fast for the Lincolnshire Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2020

By Charlotte Pedley on August 18th, 2020 - comments

Nominations are coming in fast for Lincolnshire Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2020! There’s just under two weeks remaining for people to nominate, with nominations closing on the 30 August. Our annual awards are ordinarily a chance to celebrate Sport and Physical Activity successes across Lincolnshire, recognising excellence in competition, personal achievements and positive life changes. […]

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Summer break ideas for parents

By Llara Munn on August 12th, 2020 - comments

For parents and students this six week summer holiday is unlike any from previous years, instead of a long awaited break from school it may feel like just a continuation of the Corona Virus lockdown, school days a long distant memory.  In order to inject some fun and make the days before school returns memorable […]

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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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