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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

2019 Club Matters Dates Set

Heard of Club Matters? Want to develop and grow your club? Need support to gain more members or volunteers? Club Matters is Sport England’s one stop guide for community sports clubs to access, to help develop and sustain clubs for the future. Club Matters provides free online resources which provide practical approaches for clubs to improve. The club improvement tool enables clubs to identify their strengths and opportunities to improve. …Read More

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey: Academic Year 2017/2018

In a world leading approach, the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey gathers data on how children engage with sport and physical activity. The survey is run annually in randomly selected schools for children in years 1-11 (age 5-16), collecting measures of activity levels, physical literacy, swimming proficiency, wellbeing, self-efficacy and levels of social trust. Estimates can be made down to local authority level where sample sizes are sufficient. …Read More

Tech-Know Trail Launch

Living Sport are delighted to announce the launch of this new and innovative programme – Wildgoose ‘Tech-Know Trail’. Following the development of our new partnership with the award winning technology company, Wildgoose; we are delighted to be able to support schools across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to promote active learning within a classroom environment. ‘Tech-Know Trail’ is an exciting new programme which promotes active-literacy and active-numeracy and can be used throughout …Read More

Level 3 Apprenticeship Programme

Working in collaboration with StreetGames, Living Sport is currently exploring the possibility of hosting a Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer apprenticeship programme in Fenland. The key role of a Community Sport and Health Officer will be working within local communities to initiate behaviour change and increase levels of physical activity. Apprentices can expect a wide and varied workplace programme, from facilitation of sports sessions, to co-ordination of volunteer …Read More

Living Sport Launch Play With Pride Project

Living Sport have been successful in receiving funding from the National Lottery Awards for All fund in order to run ‘Play With Pride’ a project aiming to tackle homophobic behaviour and supporting LGBTQIA+ young people within a sport and physical activity setting. Through consultation with the LGBTQIA+ society within a local college it was found that 94% of the group don’t participate in regular sport or physical activity. Studies show …Read More

Largest Disability Sporting Event in Peterborough – Sporting Saturday

On Saturday February 9th, 2019 Inspire Peterborough, Amilly Fitness, Special Olympics Peterborough, Disability Peterborough, The Mobility Aids Centre, Oak Activities and friends are taking over The Cresset for the biggest disability sporting event Peterborough has ever seen! Better yet, it’s 100% FREE. Whether you’re coming to try our many sports activities, meet the Mayor, get disability or health advice, chance your luck on our tombola or the chance to win Olympic-style medals you’ll be in awe at the many things available to you.Read More

The Daily Mile

The Daily Mile is a national initiative, supporting schools to get children fit for life and fit for learning, by encouraging them to run or jog for 15 minutes every day in their schools or nurseries. This physical activity promotes social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing, as well as fitness. It takes place outside in the fresh air during the school day at a time of the teacher’s choosing. …Read More