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Latest News | August, 2019

Latest News

August, 2019

#WeAreUndefeatable launched to support individuals with long term health conditions to become active

#WeAreUndefeatable launched to support individuals with long term health conditions to become active

Posted: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:52

15 leading health and social care charities have come together for the first time to launch We Are Undefeatable, a campaign which aims to help people with long-term health conditions build physical activity into their lives, in a way that their condition... Read More »

Tags: We are undefeatable, long term health conditions

Nominate for UK Coaching Awards to showcase the diversity of coaching

Nominate for UK Coaching Awards to showcase the diversity of coaching

Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 17:04

Nominations for the 22nd UK Coaching Awards are now open.

Hosted by UK Coaching, the annual event will be held at The Tower Hotel London on the 5 December 2019 and will showcase the diverse work of coaches from all walks of life helping people improve... Read More »

Tags: Clubs, Coaching

New Strong and Steady Exercise Classes to reduce falls in Worcestershire

New Strong and Steady Exercise Classes to reduce falls in Worcestershire

Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:24

It is well known that keeping active has no end of health benefits, but as people get older the amount of physical activity they do decreases.

We know that 33 per cent of over 65s who live in the community fall each year, with numbers set to rise.

According... Read More »

Tags: Falls Prevention, Strong and Steady, Worcestershire

OPEN DATA TO BOOST PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

OPEN DATA TO BOOST PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:09

Making sport and activity data more accessible can play a key part in helping to build a more active nation.

As part of our drive to see more people from all backgrounds taking part in sport and physical activity, we know open data can play a big part... Read More »

Tags: Open Active, Open Data, Sport England

10 FREE or cheap activities to keep the kids busy during the summer holidays

10 FREE or cheap activities to keep the kids busy during the summer holidays

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:45

With six whole weeks to fill, we know that finding new, exciting and cheap adventures to entertain the kids can be tough. That's why we have put together 10 ideas to keep the kids active this August.

1. parkrun

Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. We all run for... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Summer Holidays, Worcestershire

We are proud sponsors of the ICAA Active Ageing Week

We are proud sponsors of the ICAA Active Ageing Week

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:34

Here at Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire, we believe that being active is one of the most important things we can do for our health and wellbeing. We believe that regardless of our age, it is never too late to start!

Following the success... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Worcester

Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities to get primary school pupils more active every day

Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities to get primary school pupils more active every day

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:05

Teachers can make a difference to pupils' wellbeing by implementing fun physical activity across the school day

The latest Change4Life with Disney resource packs have now launched. These free downloadable resources are based around 10 Minute Shake Up activities... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Worcestershire

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:02

A new exciting campaign from Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions about disability, inclusion and sport and asks – who says?

For far too long disabled people have faced misconceptions and presumptions on what is and isn't possible,... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Inclusion, Worcestershire

Clubmark to cease on the 30th November 2019

Clubmark to cease on the 30th November 2019

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:58

Following a recent review, Sport England have announced that Clubmark will cease on the 30th November 2019. Any club already in the process of accreditation (or re-accreditation) must achieve the accreditation before 12pm on 30th November 2019. From September... Read More »

Tags: Clubs

New OpenLearn – Coaching Others to Coach course

New OpenLearn – Coaching Others to Coach course

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:56

The Open University and Sport England have partnered to deliver a free online course to educate and develop sports coaches, officials, instructors and activity leaders.

This course is particularly intended to support people who are just beginning to support... Read More »

Tags: Coaching