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Toyota Parasport Fund – Helping Disabled People Get Active

Sport England has partnered with Toyota and the British Paralympic Association to offer grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to help ensure that when disabled people are active, they have access to quality equipment to help give them the best possible experience. Charities, community groups, CICs, social enterprises, schools and statutory bodies can apply. Applications are being accepted until 20 December 2019. Read More

Achievements Galore for our Local Sporting Stars!

The Annual Living Sport Sports Awards took place on Thursday 28th November to celebrate the amazing sporting achievements within our local community. The Awards, now in their 14th year, honour sports men and women, coaches, volunteers, young people in sport, schools and businesses.

Finalists and winners were treated to an evening of celebration at Burgess Hall in St. Ives. Following a formal dinner the winners were announced and received their prestigious awards from leading industry figures from our region.Read More

Granta and Jack Hunt take top Honours in the County Boccia

Pupils from schools across the county tested their skills in a sports tournament with a difference this week competing in the Paralympic sport of Boccia.

Jack Hunt School physical disability team and Granta School first team took top honours at the school’s County Boccia Competitions. Organised by Living Sport, sponsored by Irwin Mitchell Cambridge Office and hosted at Cambridge Regional College, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Boccia England under 19 County Schools annual tournament attracted fourteen teams from eight schools around the county with places in the regional level competition up for grabs.Read More

Boccia England Under 19 Boccia County School Competition Coming up

Pupils from schools across the county will test their skills in a sports tournament with a difference – competing in the Paralympic sport of boccia.

Organised by Living Sport, sponsored locally by Irwin Mitchell Cambridge office and hosted at Cambridge Regional College, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Boccia England Under 19 County Schools annual tournament has attracted fifteen teams from nine schools around the county with places in the Regional level competition up for grabs. The competition takes place on Thursday 21st November 10am – 2pm.Read More

Marvin the Moose launches The Daily Mile at Willingham Primary School

Wednesday 30th October, saw Marvin the Moose, Cambridge United’s Mascot, visit Willingham Primary School to launch The Daily Mile with the children.  Marvin surprised the children in their whole school assembly, much to the delight of the children.   Marvin then took part in The Daily Mile with the children giving his seal of approval with plenty of high fives! Cambridge United’s Community Trust runs a number of educational opportunities for …Read More

Highest ever levels of activity recorded in latest survey

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have recorded their highest ever levels of activity in latest survey; 13,400 more people now active compared to 2015. Across our county 13,400 more people are now active, based on data gathered from 3,000 respondents (aged 16+) to the Active Lives Survey in the 12 months to May 2019. That takes the total number of active adults– those doing at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical …Read More

ParaCheer is coming to Cambridgeshire

Join Vogue Athletics from November and show your PASSION!

They’re starting their first full sized ParaCheer team, Vogue Athletics Passion! Training will be every Wednesday between 6:30 and 8:30, in Soham (11 Regal Lane Soham CB7 5BA.) Weekly sessions start 6th November. The sessions are open to those with and without disabilities, all levels welcome, ages 11+ for both male and female athletes. Cost will be £5 per week.Read More

Nominees for the Living Sport Sports Awards 2019

The nominations are in. The Judging Panel have deliberated. And now for the shortlist, for the Living Sport Sports Awards 2019. The Ceremony is to be held at the Burgess Hall in St Ives on Thursday 28th November 2019 and this annual event brings people together to recognise and celebrate the brilliant sporting achievements of the many talented athletes, officials, coaches, volunteers, organisations and clubs in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The …Read More