Dan Ellmore Steps Down as Chair of the Board

By Louise O'reilly on October 31st, 2018 - comments

After two and a half years at the helm, Dan Ellmore stepped down as the Chair of Active Lincolnshire at the 2018 AGM (Thursday 18 October). Dan has successfully overseen the organisation through a busy period of change. There has been a new remit from Sport England to focus on those who are most inactive […]

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This Girl Can returns with a focus on REAL women

By Louise O'reilly on October 26th, 2018 - comments

Sport England launched their third This Girl Can campaign today with a strapline Fit Got Real in an effort to reach women of all backgrounds and ethnicities who feel left behind by traditional exercise. Active Lives research has shown that: • Women in lower paid and routine jobs are twice as likely to be inactive as those […]

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Nigel Harrison

New Lincolnshire Physical Activity Taskforce launched

By Louise O'reilly on October 25th, 2018 - comments

On Thursday 18 October a new Taskforce was launched to look at new ways of getting people more active. The Lincolnshire Physical Activity Taskforce (L-PAT) will be overseen by Active Lincolnshire  and will be made up of organisations from education, business, leisure, health, local government and the voluntary sector. Dr Jayne Mitchell, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor […]

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2018 Lincolnshire Sports Awards nominees revealed

By Llara Munn on September 12th, 2018 - comments

Sportswoman of the Year- Sponsored by Greenwich Leisure Ltd Laura Woodcock // Nicole Wells // Georgina Adam Sportsman of the Year- Sponsored by the University of Lincoln Nick Penn // Ashton Turner // Michael Willrich Young Sportsman of the Year- Sponsored by Chestnut Homes William Ferguson // Archie Qualtrough // Will Herring Young Sportswoman of […]

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National Fitness Day Challenge

By Llara Munn on September 4th, 2018 - comments

National Fitness Day is on Wednesday the 26th of September. On this day leisure providers throughout Lincolnshire are coming together to promote increased physical activity for everybody. National Fitness day is an opportunity for the people of Lincoln to come together, leisure providers to open their doors and for us all to be proactive about our shared message- […]

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Special Olympic 40th Anniversary Games

By Llara Munn on August 31st, 2018 - comments

Special Olympic athletes jingled all the way home from the Special Olympic 40th Anniversary games in Sterling from 9-13th August. Lincolnshire’s two badminton players Danielle and James played fantastic rallies and Danielle achieved two Silver medals for singles and mixed doubles, along with James who also achieved Silver with Danielle and Gold in the badminton singles. […]

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NCS Students make getting active fun!

By Llara Munn on August 28th, 2018 - comments

NCS students across Gainsborough, Grantham, Sleaford and Deeping have spent their summer creating more opportunities to get active for children, the elderly and those suffering from dementia as well as increasing the incentive to take the dog for a walk when the weather gets colder. Students have researched, trialled and tested interactive walks and quizzes […]

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Summer holiday activities in Lincolnshire

By Llara Munn on July 18th, 2018 - comments

If you are unsure what to do to entertain your children during the upcoming Summer Holidays below are a selection of options available: Family friendly GoExplore Lincolnshire Quizzes: We have developed fun and interesting quizzes in Lincolnshire that are great if you are looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this summer holidays! Quiz questions […]

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School Games Summer 2018 held at Grantham Mere's Leisure Centre, Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography for Active Lincolnshire
Date: July 8, 2018

School Games Wrap Up 2018

By Llara Munn on July 18th, 2018 - comments

“Teamwork makes the dream work” was the general consensus from this year’s Lincolnshire School Games, with many proud parents and teachers taking to twitter to express their emotions. St Lawrence Primary tweeted: “Another amazing performance from our talented children. They were fabulous in the sports hall athletics today- we are so proud of every single one […]

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Active Lincolnshire's Primary School PE Conference held at Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln.

Being active makes a lasting difference to children’s happiness, health and wellbeing says the Head of Health & Wellbeing from the Youth Sports Trust.

By Louise O'reilly on June 19th, 2018 - comments

Over 100 teachers from across Lincolnshire converged on Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln to attend the PE and School Sports Conference 2018. This year’s focus was on importance of active lives for school children and how the Active School Planner can enable teachers to achieve this. Chris Wright, the head of Health and Wellbeing from […]

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