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  • LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    To help mark the Great British Spring Clean (March 15 to 31), we joined Transition Chesterfield for their monthly LitterSorters litter pick. Litter picking is a great way to make a positive difference to the environment as well as walking with a purpose. Insight from the Walk Derbyshire Consortiums also tells us that one of…

  • Making Movement a Priority in Communities

    Making Movement a Priority in Communities

    As part of our work with the Notts Falls and Physical Activity Community of Practice, we hosted our THIRD webinar in the Making Movement a Priority series, titled Making movement a priority in Communities. The interest in this session was truly overwhelming, with over 100 people signing up to attend the event and half of…

  • Empower Girls Leadership event supports and inspire girls to move more

    Empower Girls Leadership event supports and inspire girls to move more

    More than 70 girls from Nottingham City schools took part in the Empower Girls Leadership event alongside student volunteers from the University of Nottingham as part of work to support and inspire girls to move more. Organised by the University of Nottingham, School Sport Nottingham and Active Notts, the event was held at David Ross…

  • New films showcase work of community hub in Heanor

    New films showcase work of community hub in Heanor

    We recently visited Infinite Wellbeing community centre in Heanor to find out how they are supporting local people and enabling people to move more in ways that work for them. Three film clips are now available which showcase some of the activities which are on offer and how Infinite Wellbeing works with the community and…

  • Buddle launch aims to broaden reach of support for volunteers

    Buddle launch aims to broaden reach of support for volunteers

    Formerly Club Matters, Buddle is the new name for Sport England’s programme to recognise, support and champion volunteers delivering sport and physical activity in England. Following extensive consultation with partners and community organisations, the rebrand aims to broaden the reach of support to a wider range of volunteers regardless of the type of organisation they…

  • Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity

    Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity

    We visited Derbyshire Refuge Solidarity recently who we’ve been partnering with to enable Refugees and Asylum Seekers to access a variety of physical activities, such as football, walking, swimming and music. Physical activity is an incredibly useful outlet for people to help bring a sense of normality and familiarity back into their lives. It can…

  • Active Lives Children and Young People survey results published for 2022-23 academic year

    Active Lives Children and Young People survey results published for 2022-23 academic year

    The latest national results from the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey show that children and young people’s overall activity levels are stable as the initial recovery from the pandemic was maintained across the 2022-23 academic year. The survey shows 47% of children are meeting the Chief Medical Officers’ guidelines of taking part in…

  • Getting out and about in Carlton

    Getting out and about in Carlton

    Alongside the local community, we’ve created a map of many local amenities in Carlton Hill, Gedling. In Gedling 44% of residents don’t own a car, so it is hoped that by informing people where they can find Benches, Toilets, Defibrilators, Green Space, Car Parks and Bus Routes, they will be able to walk around with…

  • School staff explore their role in empowering all young people to be active in a way that works for them

    School staff explore their role in empowering all young people to be active in a way that works for them

    More than 200 headteachers, teachers, PE Leads and others working to empower all young people in education settings to be active in a way that works for them, attended the Notts Primary PE, Sport and Physical Activity Conference on Monday 20 November. Organised by Active Notts and the Notts School Games Organiser Network, the event…

  • Making Movement a Priority in Care Homes

    Making Movement a Priority in Care Homes

    As part of our work with the Notts Falls and Physical Activity Community of Practice, we hosted our THIRD webinar, titled Making movement a priority in our Care Homes (this is becoming a bit of a habit). The interest in this session was truly overwhelming, with over 180 people signing up to attend the event…