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Healthy Clubs Workshops

Whatever our age, we all know that being physically active helps us to lead healthier lives. Would you know how to welcome a new member to your club who had heart disease, diabetes or arthritis? Our healthy clubs workshops start next month, which are designed to give sports club coaches, volunteers and instructors an in depth understanding of long term medical conditions, how they affect someone exercising and how coaches …Read More

Ping! Table Tennis Tables Coming to Peterborough

Living Sport is pleased to announce that they have become a lead partner with Table Tennis England to develop Ping! Peterborough. Ping! Peterborough will be launched in the summer, working in partnership with Peterborough City Council, Vivacity, Peterborough Table Tennis clubs and Viridor. Initially in year one, there will be outdoor table tennis tables located in Central Park, Nene Valley Community Centre and Braybrook.   The tables will be free to …Read More

Mick George Sports Fund Extension

Local sports groups to benefit from extra funding availability The inaugural year of the Mick George Sports Fund proved immensely successful and has prompted the local construction business to expand the value of support, and operating regions for which the Company will provide assistance, moving forward. Working in collaboration with Living Sport charity, the Sports Fund was originally set up to back suitable initiatives in dedicated CB and PE postcode …Read More

Introducing Active Partnerships; the new name for CSPs

As the network of County Sports Partnerships gather in Nottingham today for their annual Convention, they have announced the launch of a new brand name ‘Active Partnerships’. Established as a nationwide network nearly 20 years ago, the Partnerships have become a significant part of the sport and physical activity landscape across England.   They have successfully delivered a number of high impact programmes, built strong local networks and adopted the highest …Read More

New report highlighting demand for more inclusive training

New research released by Activity Alliance highlights a demand for greater training in delivering activities to disabled people. The report indicates a need for more direct, practical guidance on adapting sports. The findings show building the confidence and skills of those who deliver sports sessions can lead to more opportunities for disabled people to be active.Read More

Lauren Steadman Launches The Daily Mile Across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough!

Thursday 28th February saw the launch of The Daily Mile initiative across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough by triple World Champion, Para-Triathlete Lauren Steadman.

Lauren hails from Peterborough and came back to her roots to celebrate the success of The Daily Mile at Winyates Primary School, in Peterborough, as well as nip down the road to Ramsey to launch Ramsey Spinning Infant School’s inaugural Daily Mile! Lauren is keen to see children participating in regular physical activity and The Daily Mile does just this!Read More

Play With Pride Volunteers

We are looking to recruit young volunteers to support our Play With Pride project. These volunteers will visit sports groups and assess them on a rainbow rating, to ascertain their LGBT+ inclusivity. We will then work alongside the clubs to help them make small yet effective changes to help them be more LGBT+ inclusive in the future. As part of the project we will also host a series of Play …Read More

Active Families

Active Families is a new programme aiming to get families more physically active together through fun and convenient activities in the community. The project is funded by Sport England through National Lottery money and is delivered in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The project is working in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council Public Health, Fenland District Council, Vivacity, Living Sport (County Sport Partnership for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough) and Cambridge City Council. Active …Read More

Living Sport and the Inclusion Project Partner Up

The Inclusion Project is a community based service for those 16 and over with learning disabilities, autism, or other specialist needs. This innovative service has a mission of enabling disabled young adults to feel included in their local community by accessing a wide variety of activities, all whilst supporting the development of friendships and independence and promoting healthy and active lifestyles.Read More