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Children’s activity levels higher than a year ago

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Children’s activity levels are on the rise across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, according to the second annual Active Lives Children and Young People Survey.

The proportion of children and young people reporting they are active in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has increased by 3.9% over the past 12 months.

That takes the total number of active

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Toyota Parasport Fund – Helping Disabled People Get Active

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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

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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

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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