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New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport

Activity Alliance yesterday (6 September) released a new three-year strategy – Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Leaders from Government, sport, leisure and third sector joined the call for action when the strategy was unveiled at Activity Alliance’s 20th Anniversary celebration last night.Read More

Walking sports showcase their appeal

A morning of Walking Netball and Walking Squash is to be held in Swavesey, as part of a programme to get even more Cambridgeshire residents exercising.

The event, run by South Cambridgeshire District Council in partnership with Living Sport and England Netball, is aimed at adults that want to try something different to get active, especially if they don’t want to take part in the fast-paced game. It’s a chance to enjoy a sport that is less intense, but just as much fun and rewarding.Read More

Nominations for Living Sport Sports Awards 2018 Now Open

The nomination process for the annual Living Sport Sports Awards are now open and closes on Saturday 29th September 2018. The awards aim to recognise and celebrate the achievements of talented sportsmen & women and teams, the significant contribution made by coaches and volunteers to the development of their sport, and the organisations and clubs from all across the county who are using sport and physical activity to have a …Read More

Coaching Older Adults CPD

Local charity Forever Active who provide affordable exercise classes for people aged 50+ have teamed up with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and designed a CPD to support sport and physical activity professional when delivering to older adults.Read More

Activity Alliance releases updated inclusive communications resource

Activity Alliance is adding to its bank of resources with a series of new factsheets that support providers to be more accessible and inclusive in their communications. Written in partnership with Big Voice Communications and Sport England, each factsheet is bursting with bitesize tips and better practice guidance. If applied effectively, the resource can help providers to reach a wider audience, including more disabled people. Read More

Mick George Sports Fund Round 3 2018

Having supported 26 local sports clubs in the first two rounds of the Mick George Sports Fund – in association with Living Sport, the third quarter has been equally as fruitful with a further 11 initiatives set for financial assistance. £13,032 is to be distributed to a wide assortment of sports facilitators across the Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Huntingdon areas, taking the total monetary support for the year beyond the £39,500 …Read More

10k race marks start of Head to Toe and Living Sport link up

Head to Toe – the charity of community care and mental health provider Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust – has today been announced as the official charity partner for all Living Sport’s active events. Living Sport, which works to raise the profile of sport and to increase participation across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, will be donating a share of any profits it makes from the activities it organises to Head …Read More

Cambridgeshire Cycling Challenge – Saturday 25th August 2018

Cambridgeshire Cycling Challenge – Saturday 25th August 2018 Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) are celebrating 25 years of University status with a 40 mile ride starting at University Centre Peterborough (UCP) and finishing with festivities at ARU’s Cambridge Campus. Tandem bikes are very welcome as well as the regular cycles. £40 – proceeds go to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices Visit : https://www.pieevents.co.uk/events/ccc/

Go-Tri Cambridge

Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust in association with Cambridge Triathlon Club is proud to host a mini-triathlon for the annual low-cost ‘Go-Tri’ scheme.  This event is perfect for Adult novice triathletes who want to have a go at a friendly, low-key event. 6pm-8pm Thursday 2nd August 2018 £10 per person Register online: https://www.miltoncountrypark.org/events/go-tri