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15 11, 2018

Look back on Bristol’s Year as European City of Sport 2017

2018-11-15T12:32:53+00:00November 15th, 2018|

Overview 2017 was an exciting year for Bristol as a European City of Sport. Sport and physical activity achieved a higher profile both within our communities and at political level. Key highlights included the radio and broadcasting sector getting involved with community radio shows and the production of various small films, the development of a [...]

14 11, 2018

The 100,000th person to sign up to Back to Netball is attending Bristol Back to Netball sessions!!

2018-11-14T15:53:36+00:00November 14th, 2018|

100,000 women are taking a shot at Back to Netball A whopping 100,000 women across the country are playing Back to Netball; England Netball’s flagship participation programme, which first launched 10 years ago to encourage people of all ages to play the sport recreationally. England Netball has announced that 30-year-old Alexandra Challis from Bristol, was [...]

14 11, 2018

Run4Life getting 1000s of Bristolians running

2018-11-15T17:00:49+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Back in 2015, Bristol City Council Sports Team had a remit within a funding bid to get more people running within specific areas of the city, where there were traditionally less physical activity opportunities and correspondingly lower physical activity levels. The funder, Sport England, also requested that delivery was new, not a copycat of [...]

12 11, 2018

Eastville parkrun is turning One!!

2018-11-13T17:22:30+00:00November 12th, 2018|

Bristol City Council were pleased to be able to work with parkrun to help enable the set-up of Eastville parkrun in November last year. At the time we believed that this would be one of the best legacies of Bristol’s year as European City of Sport. Eastville’s very first parkrun on Saturday 18th November [...]

31 10, 2018

Health & Wellbeing Award for Great Weston Ride which will reach a 10 year milestone in 2019

2018-10-30T17:09:58+00:00October 31st, 2018|

The Great Weston Ride will celebrate its tenth birthday next year. The ride has grown steadily over its 9 years and won the Bristol Life Awards  'Health & Wellbeing' Award this year for its contribution to promoting health and wellbeing. The organisers are expecting to see another record number of people taking part in 2019. The [...]

24 10, 2018

Fit & Fed feeds and offers sports coaching for free to 310 children over the Summer holidays

2018-10-23T17:16:43+00:00October 24th, 2018|

310 children attend Free Sports Camps and receive a healthy meal through ‘Fit & Fed’ during the Summer Holidays Last Summer holidays, Bristol City Council Sports team facilitated a project called ‘Fit & Fed’. The aim was to tackle the holiday hunger crisis for children and young people in the most deprived wards of Bristol. [...]

17 10, 2018

Halloween Trail is coming to Bristol

2018-10-17T14:44:07+00:00October 17th, 2018|

Looking for something to do with the kids during Halfterm? There's a fun new Free Halloween Trail in Hartcliffe and Knowle West running from 27th October to 4th November - using your phone! Think Pokemon Go for Halloween and near you. Simply download the app, type in the code or Scan the QR code. Click here [...]

15 10, 2018

2 newly refurbished BMX tracks for Bristol this year!

2018-10-15T16:56:28+00:00October 15th, 2018|

On Thursday 4th October 2018 Bristol City Council in Partnership with Access Sport opened the improved BMX track in Hillfields Park, East Bristol. The track has been improved thanks to funding from the John James Foundation, Access Sport, Sport England and Bristol City Council, with £51,000 invested into the track. The BMX track previously featured [...]

3 10, 2018

Thriving at Work Newsletter

2018-10-03T10:10:02+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

This monthly health at work newsletter includes lots of information about awareness campaigns, health advice, signposting to information and help, and topical things to do. Your tips, ideas and suggestions are always welcome so get in touch: healthatwork@bristol.gov.uk. Campaigns – National Cholesterol Month, Stoptober, National Working Life Week and Time to Change Ask Twice Shout Out! – [...]