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20 11, 2019

Major walking and cycling improvements coming to avonmouth

2019-11-20T10:21:14+00:00November 20th, 2019|

Sustrans is working on a £5.8 million project to boost walking and cycling options for people living and working around the Avonmouth area of Bristol. This project covers infrastructure improvements as well as behaviour change, with the funding from Highways England covering both aspects of the work. The initiative will see the upgrade of three [...]

6 11, 2019

Teacher confidence and capacity to deliver PE improved with £320m funding

2019-11-06T11:57:30+00:00November 6th, 2019|

As new guidance on the primary PE & Sport Premium is published, primary schools across England are sharing details of how they are improving PE and teachers’ confidence to deliver through a £320m government spending commitment. With new guidance published around how to spend the money, schools are being encouraged to invest the funding in [...]

4 10, 2019

National Deaf Children’s society Deaf-friendly swimming training

2019-10-04T14:30:39+00:00October 4th, 2019|

Are you a swimming teacher or coach who works with deaf children and young people? Do you want ideas to help make all of your activities inclusive?   Join the NDCS in London on 16 November for our one-day workshop, Deaf-friendly Swimming.   Our interactive workshop supports swimming teachers and coaches to communicate with deaf young people and [...]

3 09, 2019

Everyone Active leisure centres open their doors for free in aid of National Dementia Carers Day

2019-09-03T15:03:49+00:00September 3rd, 2019|

People in Bristol affected by dementia are being invited to get active for free this weekend.   Everyone Active is offering people who live with dementia and their carers complimentary access to its leisure centres on  Sunday 8th September. The goodwill gesture has been made in support of National Dementia Carers’ Day (Sunday 8 September). [...]

15 08, 2019

ECB cricket playing survey is now live

2019-08-15T11:21:08+00:00August 15th, 2019|

The 2019 Cricket Playing Survey is now live and we want you to have Your Say. Win Ashes tickets, £500 cash or 1 of 5x £100 Amazon vouchers just for taking part: (link: http://bit.ly/WGCMCPS2019) bit.ly/WGCMCPS2019

9 08, 2019

Summer Bike ability courses with Better by Bike

2019-08-09T10:47:05+00:00August 9th, 2019|

This summer better by bike are putting on a number of bikeability and advanced cycle training courses in Bristol. A range of dates and venues are available, find more details at https://betterbybike.info/events

26 07, 2019

Sport England new plan to help children get active

2019-07-26T10:52:07+00:00July 26th, 2019|

The Government’s new School Sport and Activity Action Plan Open in a new window has been hailed as a great step forward by our chief executive Tim Hollingsworth. With the Active Lives Survey showing that a third of children are currently doing fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a day, the Government has developed [...]

15 07, 2019

England Win the cricket world cup

2019-07-15T10:06:48+00:00July 15th, 2019|

Two dramatic run-outs in the final over of England's innings took the game into a Super Over with the scores tied on 241. England held their nerve, leveling the scores on the final ball of the deciding over, and then edged ahead on the boundary count to be crowned men's world champions for the first [...]

10 07, 2019

New change4life campaign to inspire more children to become more active

2019-07-10T09:25:08+00:00July 10th, 2019|

Public Health England, Disney UK and Sport England launch new Change4Life campaign to inspire children to get more active A new survey from Change4Life and Disney UK has found that less than half of parents are aware that physical activity can build children’s self-confidence (49%), reduce anxiety (47%) and improve their self-esteem (46%). Just 16% [...]

5 07, 2019

Ride for precious lives 2019 finishing in Bristol

2019-07-05T14:46:59+00:00July 5th, 2019|

  Ride for Precious Lives is a unique annual sponsored 205 mile 3-day cycle challenge to raise money for short and precious lives.  Riding from St Austell to Bristol, you’ll cycle through challenging but breathtaking scenery and visit our three very special Children’s Hospices Little Harbour near St Austell, Little Bridge House near Barnstaple, and Charlton Farm near Bristol along [...]