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Lord Taverners Under 19 Boccia County School Competition

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.

Granta’s first team and Hinchingbrooke took top honours at the school’s County Boccia Competitions. Organised by Living Sport, hosted at Cambridge Regional College, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Lord Taverners Under 19 County Schools annual tournament attracted teams from 10 schools around the county with places in the regional level competition up for grabs.Read More

I Heart Wisbech Conversation

We are delighted to be part of an exciting project called ‘I Heart Wisbech’ looking to put resident voice at the forefront of trying to develop Wisbech. Alongside partners* we want to have a collective conversation with people who live and work in Wisbech about what they love about the town, what they’d change and what they would like to do about it. Together we have committed to identifying people with ideas …Read More

The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?

New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise

Almost half of disabled people (47%) fear losing their benefits if they are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance.

The research is particularly important as disabled people count for one in five of Britain’s population, almost 14 million people. However, they are currently the least active group in society, and twice as likely as non-disabled people to be inactive.Read More

Shortlisted Nominees for the Living Sport Sports Awards 2018

The nominations are in. The Judging Panel have deliberated. And now for the shortlist, for the Living Sport Sports Awards 2018. The Ceremony is to be held at the Burgess Hall in St Ives on Thursday 22nd November 2018 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

RaceRunning Introduced in Cambridge

A RaceRunning start session was held in Cambridge on Wednesday 10thOctober. The session was organised between CP Sport, Living Sport and Cambridge and Coleridge Athletics Club. A total of 10 participants attended the session, with people from the local area and also some people who traveled up from Essex.Read More

#RunAndTalk to support World Mental Health Day

Fen Edge Runners are pleased to be supporting #RunAndTalk an England Athletics campaign, supported by Mind the mental health charity, to improve mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about it. The event follows on from the successful #RunAndTalk event in February 2018 in support of Time to Talk Day which saw around 150 organised runs to support mental wellbeing through running.Read More

Parents in Sport Week 2018 – 1st – 7th October 2018

Parents in sport week is back and it is taking place from 1 to 7 October 2018 This year you can sign up for regular updates on news and activities for the week, sign up here. Key aims We’ll look to further develop sports’ engagement with parents by focusing on these 3 key aims: 1. Ensure parents recognise their role in keeping children safe in sport It’s a big decision for parents to …Read More

Strength and balance exercises can keep you stronger for longer

We all want to continue to share our lives with loved ones as we get older, such as playing with grandchildren and socialising with friends. Simple strength and balance exercises twice a week are a proven to keep you stronger for
longer, independent and enjoying the great things in life, whether by joining a class or doing it yourself at home.

The Stronger for longer campaign has been developed by Cambridgeshire County Council working with local NHS health partners. #StrongerforLonger launches on 1st October International Older People Day and supported by Living Sport.Read More

Nominations Closing Soon for the prestigious Living Sport Sports Awards

Nominations are closing soon for the 2018 Living Sport Sports Awards. To be held at the Burgess Hall in St Ives, 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. Individuals and organisations are nominated by the general public, and the opportunity to do so closes on the 29th September. …Read More