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Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

Activity Alliance, (Formerly EFDS) supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles can be the vital ingredient for delivering activities that will support disabled people to be and stay active for life Read More

Access All: Inclusive and Accessible Communication Workshop

Want to reach more disabled people through inclusive and accessible communication? then this 3 hr workshop is for you.

Living Sport are organising another Access All: Inclusive and Accessible Communication workshop in Peterborough in partnership with Inspire Peterborough and The Mobility Aids Centre, this free workshop is delivered by Activity Alliance (formerly EFDS, English Federation of Disability Sport). Read More

Mick George Sports Fund Round 2 Awards

Having supported 12 local sports clubs in the inaugural round of the Mick George Sports Fund – in association with Living Sport, the second quarter has been equally as fruitful with a further 10 initiatives set for financial assistance. £10,240 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 £26,500 mark …Read More

Stepping Stone Project Successfully comes to an End

Stepping Stone has now come to an end of the latest funding from the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation (John Stewart Memorial fund and Healthy Fenland Fund). Over the past year we have given out 80; £50 bursaries to individuals and groups of people to support them to get more active and overcome barriers to participation they were facing due to their disability. Read More

Hinchingbrooke Student Retains National Boccia Title

Hinchingbrooke School student Jabe Peake retained his national Boccia title at the Boccia England BE Cup Finals in Sheffield, beating an opponent in the final that he had lost to earlier in the competition. Jabe played well throughout the competition and attributes much of his recent success to the work that he and his coach have been doing with local Sports Psychologist Helen Davies.Read More

#P10K Peterborough 10k run at Nene Park

Sunday 8thJuly 2018. 9.30am Nene Park. Peterborough. PE2 5UU ENTER ONLINE HERE Come and join us for The Peterborough 10K! This new 10K race takes place around the beautiful Nene Park, Peterborough, taking in a loop around the lakes, through woodland, and alongside the river  and across the meadows. The course is being official measured Friday 25th May when we will also confirm start and finish points and location of …Read More

Cambridgeshire County Council wins National Lottery funding from Sport England to help families get active together

Living Sport is delighted to be amongst a number of partner organisations across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough celebrating after being awarded £325,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to help low income families get active with their children. Four out of five primary school children do not get the recommended amount of daily exercise of 60 minutes a day, and are missing out on the benefits it brings. Children from …Read More

New physical activity report and mapping tool

Living Sport and Cambridgeshire County Council have this month published their full report following an audit of sport and physical activity opportunities across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. It will act as a platform for partners to build ongoing insight, identify gaps and evidence areas for investment with a focus on those who are inactive and/or beginners. This mapping has initially been focussed on three, less active, target groups which are current priorities …Read More

What we are doing for Deaf Awareness Week

Did you know next week Deaf Awareness week? Here at Living Sport we are involved in supporting the Peterborough Deaf Sports Network that we help set up with UK Deaf Sport in 2015. The group are small but we are a passionate motivated group working with the deaf community in Peterborough in order to improve their health by increasing involvement in sport and physical activity in a way that enables them to be involved and achieve their goalsRead More