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£370K of National Lottery funding to reduce social isolation

£370K of National Lottery funding to reduce social isolation

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 10:42

Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire is today celebrating after being awarded £370,987 from The National Lottery Community Fund to support work in reducing social isolation across the two counties.

Delivered in partnership with ignite... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Herefordshire, Our Community Can, Social Isolation, Worcestershire

Nominate your Community Impact Projects!

Nominate your Community Impact Projects!

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:37

The Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire want to celebrate and raise the profile of the great things that people and organisations do, to help people get and stay active locally.

The next category, Community Impact Project, is now open for... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Worcestershire

Public Health England launches ‘Every Mind Matters’, the first national NHS mental health campaign

Public Health England launches ‘Every Mind Matters’, the first national NHS mental health campaign

Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 12:49

We don't need to wait until we are struggling with our mental health; there are lots of things we can do to protect ourselves and prevent problems escalating, just as we do with our physical health.

The new Every Mind Matters campaign encourages adults... Read More »

Tags: Every Mind Matters, Herefordshire, Mental Health, Public Health, Worcestershire

National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day

Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 14:52

This National Fitness Day we are taking a deep dive in to what fitness means to our team here at Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire. Within our team there are rugby, tennis & hockey players, runners, swimmers, weightlifters, hula-hoopers,... Read More »

Tags: Fitness Day, Herefordshire, Worcestershire

New physical activity guidelines issued by UK Chief Medical Officers

New physical activity guidelines issued by UK Chief Medical Officers

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:53

New guidance issued today by the UK Chief Medical Officers emphasises the importance of building strength and balance for adults, as well as focusing on cardiovascular exercise.

Falls are the main reason older people are taken to A&E, and could be... Read More »

Tags: CMO Guidelines, Herefordshire, Insight, Worcestershire

Active Ageing Week hosted by The University of Worcester

Active Ageing Week hosted by The University of Worcester

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 14:10

University of Worcester Active Ageing Week is here again with workshops, public talks and physical activity taster sessions providing information and opportunities to help you increase your physical activity levels however old you are - but especially... Read More »

Tags: Worcestershire, active ageing, worcester

Staying active was my key to recovery, says Di

Staying active was my key to recovery, says Di

Posted: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:40

DI FOX was a very active person before being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. A personal trainer by profession, Di also coached badminton and was a pilates instructor but the cancer treatment took its toll on her body.

She said: "I could easily run... Read More »

Tags: Active, Cancer, Herefordshire, Macmillan, Support, Worcestershire

Registered Charity Status!

Registered Charity Status!

Posted: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 10:50

We are pleased to announce that Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire has been awarded charity status by the Charity Commission: our charity number is 1184297.

Stephen Brewster, Chief Executive Officer at Sports Partnership Herefordshire... Read More »

Tags: Herefordshire, Worcestershire, charity

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

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