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23 04, 2020

Local leisure Centre provider Everyone Active donate PPE to the NHS

2020-04-23T09:53:14+01:00April 23rd, 2020|

One of your leisure centre providers - Everyone active who run the centres at Horfield, Henbury, Kingsdown, St Paul's, Easton and Bristol South, have donated PPE through the www.hackthepandemic.co.uk. Hack the pandemic are a local organisation to Bristol and Bath who are a self-funded collaboration of makers in the Bath and Bristol areas, working together [...]

15 04, 2020

New BMX bike track to be built under the M32 in Easton

2020-04-15T09:44:50+01:00April 15th, 2020|

A new BMX cycle track is to be built on waste land underneath the M32 in Bristol. It is hoped the Easton bike track will encourage disadvantaged communities in the city to embrace the sport. Outreach workers will be based there to help hard-to-reach and inactive groups, with equipment available for anyone who needs it. [...]

14 04, 2020

Bristol City Council: small Business, retail, hospitality and leisure grant funds for clubs with property, up to a rateable value of £51,000 during the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-04-14T14:39:08+01:00April 14th, 2020|

In response to coronavirus (COVID-19), the government announced support for small businesses and businesses working in these sectors: retail hospitality leisure Bristol City Council have two grant funding schemes: £10,000 under the Small Business Grant Fund either £10,000 or £25,000 under the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund Note that the grant won’t be paid: [...]

31 03, 2020

Sport England making up to £195 million of funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis

2020-03-31T14:56:51+01:00March 31st, 2020|

Sport England making up to £195 million of funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. The package is made up of the following: A £20 million Community Emergency Fund, which will be opened immediately for clubs and community organisations to bid into. Grants between £300 and [...]

27 03, 2020

Helping you stay active at home

2020-04-14T15:48:55+01:00March 27th, 2020|

Here at Bristol Active city we want to help you stay active at home. We have found a number of links to activity videos and pages that may be of interest you. We will be updating this list on a regular basis to help you with your home fitness. Bristol leisure operators Brunel Fitness Centre: [...]

24 03, 2020

Sport England and the Youth Sport Trust response to keeping active during Coronavirus

2020-03-24T15:49:46+00:00March 24th, 2020|

Sport England and the Youth Sport Trust have responded to a pressing need for action following the Government’s announcement of school closures, remote working and social distancing. A workforce of more than 450 trusted and experienced leaders of school sport and physical activity programmes are being redeployed to provide online activities and digital content to [...]

19 03, 2020

How to stay active while you’re at home

2020-03-19T09:31:21+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Sport England has compiled some of the most useful tips on how you can get active when you're at home, if you're well enough. More and more of us are spending time at home and thinking about other ways of being active. Official advice is now recommending against non-essential contact and all unnecessary travel - including [...]

11 03, 2020

Doctors should prescribe walking to improve mental health, says new report

2020-03-11T10:20:24+00:00March 11th, 2020|

More GPs should prescribe walking to improve mental health and long-term physical health conditions, says a new report published by Living Streets. ‘Is Walking a Miracle Cure?’ focuses on the health benefits of walking and argues that towns and cities designed for walking will significantly improve physical health and mental wellbeing. The report makes recommendations [...]

6 02, 2020

Not just what you eat – Bristol takes new approach to healthy weight

2020-02-06T09:50:47+00:00February 6th, 2020|

  Bristol City Council pledges to tackle one of the biggest health risks in the UK with a new approach to weight management. Mayor Marvin Rees today (5 February) signed the Food Active’s Healthy Weight Declaration – a strategy, endorsed by health care organisations, designed to help people maintain a healthy weight by looking a [...]