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June, 2018

New funding to get children walking to school

New funding to get children walking to school

Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:08

Funding to enable and encourage more primary school children to walk to school was announced today by the Department for Transport (DfT).

The Walk to School Outreach programme will be delivered by charity Living Streets for another year[1], through the... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Worcestershire, get active outdoors, walk to school, west midlands

Worcester Stands Tall: SPHW's invitation to 'netwalk'

Worcester Stands Tall: SPHW's invitation to 'netwalk'

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:21

The Sports Partnership Herefordshie and Worcestershire is delighted to join forces with the H&W Chamber of Commerce and Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) to produce a "Netwalking" event for businesses in support of Worcester Stands Tall.... Read More »

Tags: Worcester, Worcestershire, business, netwalking, networking, worc stands tall, worcester stands tall, workplace health, workplace wellbeing

Active Age Festival 2018

Active Age Festival 2018

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:15

The annual Active Age Festival is back for its 7th year, welcoming Worcestershire's older adults to a day filled with activities in a great new location!

The Active Age Festival is a free event for older adults organised by Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire,... Read More »

Tags: Age UK, active, activities, ageing, classes, football, free, freedom, golf, groups, mobility, nordic, older, perdiswell, taster, walking, zumba

The Ultimate Battle of Businesses!

The Ultimate Battle of Businesses!

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:21

Take part in activities on dry land, in the water and in the air with the inaugural Herefordshire and Worcestershire Business Games!

On Wednesday 11th July, businesses from across the two counties will have the opportunity to escape the office and participate... Read More »

Tags: Active, Bromsgrove, Business, Business Games, Hereford, Herefordshire, Malvern, Networking, Redditch, Sponsor, Sponsorship, Worcester, Worcestershire, Workplace Challenge, Wychavon, Wyre Forest

Primary Schools Championed in Regional Awards

Primary Schools Championed in Regional Awards

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:33

Three primary schools from across the West Midlands have been recognised for the excellent work that they are doing using their Primary PE and Sport Premium funding through awards which are linked to national partners. The awards recognise schools that... Read More »

Tags: CPD, Herefordshire, PE premium, Worcestershire, awards, health, improvement, physical activity, primary PE & sport, school sport, whole school

Active 10 app helps adults get active this summer, starting with just 10 minutes of brisk walking

Active 10 app helps adults get active this summer, starting with just 10 minutes of brisk walking

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:20

Summer is the perfect time of year to spend a little more time outside and to be more active, but the busy nature of modern life means that it is often difficult to fit physical activity into our days.

But the good news is, brisk walking counts as a form... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Worcestershire

BRAVO Volunteering Programme

BRAVO Volunteering Programme

Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:18

Bromsgrove District and Redditch Borough Councils have refreshed their BRAVO volunteering programme to include a new recognition scheme.

Along with valuable volunteering experience within sport and physical activity, the bronze, silver and gold recognition... Read More »

Tags: Volunteering, Worcestershire

Worcs and Here Girls Can 2019

Worcs and Here Girls Can 2019

Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:02

In March 2018, the Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire (SPHW), in collaboration with eight lead schools across both counties, a range of supporting schools, and sport and leisure providers, engaged over 3,200 women and girls in the female-focused... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, This Girl Can, Worcestershire

Free ‘Self Harm and Young People’ Workshops

Free ‘Self Harm and Young People’ Workshops

Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:58

Worcestershire County Council is offering one day courses suitable for anyone who works in a voluntary or community group with young people.

This course has been designed to provide people with knowledge, understanding and skills of how to support a young... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health Awareness