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Let’s Coach Conference 2020

By Llara Munn on January 29th, 2020 - comments

On the 25th of January we brought together some of the counties sports and physical delivery workforce for our Let’s Coach conference. The day, which was hosted by DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln, aimed to update, upskill and educate as well as celebrate the fantastic work taking place across Lincolnshire inspiring people to get active. Sessions […]

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Let’s Coach Conference 2020 – Guest Speaker Announced

By Llara Munn on January 20th, 2020 - comments

We are extremely excited to be joined by Paralympic Champion and World Record holder Richard Whitehead MBE for our upcoming Let’s Coach Conference on Saturday 25th January, hosted by DoubleTree by Hilton in Lincoln. As well as opportunities to speak with Richard on a 1-2-1 basis, we will be holding An Audience with Richard Whitehead […]

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Lincolnshire youth taking steps in the right direction

By Llara Munn on December 17th, 2019 - comments

The second annual Sport England survey of activity levels in children and young people has been released. Overall it shows a rise in activity levels across England of 3.6% (of children in England doing an average of 60 minutes or more of physical activity a day). In Lincolnshire the results are also very positive with […]

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Changes to Bikeability

By Llara Munn on December 17th, 2019 - comments

Bikeability is the modern day equivalent of Cycling Proficiency and available to all schools across Lincolnshire. Covering three levels the training gives riders the confidence they need to cycle in a variety of on-road and off-road environments. Levels 1 & 2 are available for primary schools whilst Level 3 is available for Year 6 pupils […]

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7 Days, 7 Districts, 7 ways to get active

By Llara Munn on November 21st, 2019 - comments

Self Care Week-18-24th November Active Lincolnshire, on behalf of Let’s Move Lincolnshire, has put together a home based strength exercise resource. Encouraging anyone of any age, gender or ability to try strength based movements, these can be done either at home or at a leisure centre. Each exercise has been contributed by a trainer at […]

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The physical activity evening of the year!

By Llara Munn on November 15th, 2019 - comments

On Thursday 7 November the Active Lincolnshire team were delighted to celebrate the Lincolnshire Sport & Physical Activity Awards with it’s 334 attendees; a glittering, red carpet celebration on an otherwise wet and rainy night. These Awards are an annual celebration, not only of the successes of Lincolnshire’s elite athletes, but also of the huge […]

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Active Lives Lincolnshire Results

By Llara Munn on October 25th, 2019 - comments

Below is a brief insight into Lincolnshire’s results from the Active Lives Survey (May 2018-May 2019). Lincolnshire sits below the national average with 57.90% of the population currently participating in 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week compared to England’s 63.20%. More residents are fairly active at 12.30% compared to 12% nationally, however 5% […]

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National Fitness Day 2019

By Llara Munn on October 24th, 2019 - comments

Wednesday 25 September was National Fitness Day. This year Active Lincolnshire encouraged Lincolnite’s to try a new activity or gym class for free and across Lincolnshire 375 people took up the offer. National Fitness Day is an opportunity to focus on the benefits of being active, from physically looking and feeling better to spending time with others […]

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AOC regional tournament 2019

By Llara Munn on October 23rd, 2019 - comments

This year the East Midlands AoC Sport Regional Tournaments in partnership with the University of Lincoln will be taking place in Lincoln on the 6th and 13th November 2019. The regional tournaments provide an opportunity for students to compete against other colleges from across the region in 11 different sports. The best performers of the […]

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Louth Dolphin’s junior league final success

By Llara Munn on October 9th, 2019 - comments

For the fifth consecutive year, swimmers aged 9-12 years from Louth Swimming Club have won the Lincolnshire League final, securing them a place in the Northern Regional Final. Report by Caroline Scott Having triumphed over local teams including Lincoln Vulcans, Lincoln Trident, CADS, Scunthorpe and Grantham, on Sunday 6 October a jubilant coach full of […]

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