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Source: Gov.uk 22/08/2022

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/walking-wheeling-and-cycling-to-be-offered-on-prescription-in-nationwide-trial

Social prescriptions, including walking, wheeling and cycling, will be offered by GPs as part of a new trial to improve mental and physical health and reduce disparities across the country, the government has announced.

The government has awarded £12.7 million in multi-year funding to 11 local authority areas in England. The funding will go towards several p

Source: Sport England.org 02/08/2022

https://www.sportengland.org/news/we-are-undefeatable-returns-move-your-mood

We Are Undefeatable is back this August with a new TV ad, more relatable stories and even exercise videos featuring Gok Wan.

The campaign, which launched in 2019 in collaboration with the Richmond Group of Charities, aims to help people with long-term health conditions to get active and returns this month with ‘Move To Your Mood’.

The latest campaign burst also features a new TV ad w

Source: Basem.co.uk 28/07/2022

http://https://basem.co.uk/it-is-safer-to-be-physically-active/

Healthcare professionals and people living with long-term conditions report valid concerns about the risks of increasing activity levels, including fear of exacerbating symptoms or causing an adverse event. A recent Moving Medicine consensus statement on risk addressed these pervasive barriers to increasing physical activity.

The statement provides clear messages for healthcare professionals to help th

Source: UK Active.com

ukactive and Nike have announced the launch of the Open Doors programme for summer 2022, providing sport, activity and food to under-served children and young people in four major cities.

As the cost of living rises and health inequalities grow, children and young people will have the chance to join athletes and coaches at 12 sites and schools across London, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, providing them with opportunities to have fun, try new activities, and stay act

Source: GOV.UK 21/07/2022

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/parents-urged-to-help-their-kids-get-active-over-the-summer-holidays-with-the-10-minute-shake-up

https://www.nhs.uk/healthier-families/activities/10-minute-shake-up/

Parents of primary school children across England are being encouraged to get their kids active over the summer holidays, as the government relaunches its 10 Minute Shake Up campaign.

The campaign – delivered by the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) and