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Source: Sport England 02.06.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/girl-can-publishes-guide-recruiting-female-volunteers

 

The award-winning This Girl Can campaign has published guidance on how to boost female volunteer numbers in the sport and physical activity sector.

Marking Volunteers’ Week, the ‘Guide to recruit and retain female volunteers’ highlights key principles and learnings in how to avoid what Sport England has found is a common problem – attracting and retaining female volunteers.

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Source: Sport England 04.06.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/jubilee-activity-fund-gives-out-more-ps4-million

 

Sport England’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund has committed more than £4 million of National Lottery funding to more than 650 organisations since its launch in January.

The fund, which is still open, was created to mark and help celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year by supporting projects that bring a community together and provide opportunities for people who may be

Source: Sport England 17.05.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/partner-toolkit-girl-can-x-strava-partnership-published

 

Sport England has published a toolkit to help partners get involved and support women in their local area to get moving again, ahead of the launch of This Girl Can and Strava’s ‘Make Your Comeback’ campaign.

The partnership with Strava launches to consumers later this month and will see the Make Your Comeback and This Girl Can Club introduced on the fitness tracking platform

Source: Sport England 12.05.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/funding-governing-bodies-drive-participation-through-innovation

 

Sports bodies are being helped to use innovative, non-traditional or digital ideas to drive participation thanks to a £6.5 million investment of National Lottery funding.

The money comes as part of Sport England’s £35m commitment to creating a lasting national impact from the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and will be split between the 21 national governing bodie

Source: Sport England 10.05.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/new-partner-funding-continues-commitment-tackling-inequalities

 

Sport England is investing a further £360 million of National Lottery and government funding into 78 more partners to help people in England get active and tackle long-standing inequalities within access to sport and physical activity.

The funding comes on the back of the £193m investment in 43 partners they announced in March and brings their total contributions to m

Source: Women in Sport April 22

https://www.womeninsport.org/our-work/partnerships/daughters-and-dads/daughters-and-dads-about-the-programme/

 

Daughters and Dads Active and Empowered is a free physical activity and education programme for young girls (5-11) and their fathers/father-figures who want to be more active together.

It was delivered in partnership with the EFL Trust, Fatherhood Institute and University of Newcastle (Australia) through funding from Sport England and the National Lotter

Source: Uk Active 06.04.22

https://www.ukactive.com/news/this-mum-moves-set-to-expand-after-pilot-shows-improved-confidence-among-healthcare-professionals-to-promote-physical-activity/

 

More women across the nation are set to benefit from being physically active during and after pregnancy, as ukactive and Sport England announce the results of the This Mum Moves pilot project and plans for its expansion.

This Mum Moves was created to support women to continue to enjoy and benefit from an active

Source: Sport England 07.04.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/world-health-day-supporting-people-health-conditions-be-active

 

On World Health Day (7th April), Sport England with the Richmond Group of Charities, called on the sport and physical activity sector to help more people with long term health conditions to be active, knowing the benefits it can have on their health.

Sport England, has launched a new resource pack that collates the latest research on the barriers to activity for peopl

Source: Sport England 22.03.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/scarlett-moffatt-teams-girl-can-classes

 

This Girl Can and EMD UK have partnered with television presenter Scarlett Moffatt to help more women re-discover the joy of being active by attending a This Girl Can class.

Launched last year, the classes aim to tackle the ‘enjoyment gap’ as many women report viewing exercise as something to be endured rather than enjoyed.

This Girl Can classes are on a mission to tackle that enjoyment gap

Source: Sport England 23.03.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/new-guidance-help-people-long-term-health-conditions-get-active

 

New guidance published today aims to support people with long-term health conditions to be more physically active.

Co-produced by Sport England, in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University and the National Centre for Sport & Exercise Medicine (NCSEM), ‘Easier to be Active’ is aimed at those working in sectors promoting, providing, delivering or connecting physi

Source: Sport England 17.03.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/investment-employability-opportunities-young-people

 

Young people in the West Midlands will get access to new volunteering and employability boosting opportunities thanks to funding of £250,000 by Sport England and £750,000 from the National Lottery’s Community Fund (NLCF) into Gen22.

 A legacy project run by the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising CommitteeGen 22 aims to create 1,000 new opportunities for local young

Source: Sport England 10.03.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/partnerships-announced-build-movement-around-tackling-inequalities

 

Sport England has announced the first group of 43 partners it is working with to deliver system-wide change under the Uniting the Movement Strategy to level up access to sport and physical activity across the country. Partners - who have all committed to tackling inequalities - will receive a total of £193 million of National Lottery and government funding between

Source: Women in Sport March 2022

https://www.womeninsport.org/press-release/more-than-1-million-teenage-girls-fall-out-of-love-with-sport/

 

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Women in Sport surveyed 4,000 teenage girls and boys as part of its research work Reframing Sport for Teenage Girls, funded by Sport England. It has has found that more than one million teenage girls (43%) who once considered themselves ‘sporty’, disengage from sport following primary school. A fear of feeling judged by

Source: Sport England 01.03.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/new-funding-school-games-reach-disadvantaged-young-people

 

As part of Sport England’s commitment to support the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the organisation is investing £2m of National Lottery funds to help the 450 School Games Organisers reach 19,000 schools across the country.

The School Games will be delivering the United by Birmingham 2022’s mission to improve the health and wellbeing of young people, using inspiratio

Source: Sport England 17.02.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/movement-all-evaluation-report-published

https://richmondgroupofcharities.org.uk/publications

A new report is calling on organisations to work collectively in using existing insight to develop opportunities for people with long-term health conditions to be active. Produced by the Richmond Group of Charities, the report is an evaluation of its Movement for All project that began in 2018.

It was funded by an initial £1.3 million inve

Source: Sport England 10.01.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/queens-platinum-jubilee-activity-fund-launched 

 

Sport England has launched a new £5 million fund to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee which aims to use sport and physical activity to bring communities together and tackle inequalities. The £5 million fund is part of more than £22 million of investment from the National Lottery in schemes across various sectors that will celebrate the Queen’s 70 years of service.

The fund will make

Source: Sport England 21.12.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/six-month-update-progress-following-race-sport-review

 

UK Sport and home nations sports councils have issued a statement on the progress made to make sport and physical activity more inclusive and reflective of UK society, following the publication of the Tackling Racism and Racial Inequality in Sport report in June 2021. The report found that racism existed in UK sport and resulted in ethnically diverse communities and individual

Source: Sport England 14.12.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/latest-statistics-show-commitment-protecting-playing-fields

Sport England Field Tables 19_20.pdf

Sport England regional breakdown.pdf

 

New statistics show that Sport England, has continued to protect and improve playing fields across the country as part of its mission to get the nation more active.

The protection of playing fields is a key part of Sport England’s remit as a statutory consultee on planning applications. As part of

Source: UK Active 14.12.21

https://www.ukactive.com/news/digital-futures-report-from-ukactive-and-sport-england-shows-need-for-digital-revolution-in-fitness-and-leisure/

https://www.ukactive.com/reports/digital-futures-a-review-of-the-digital-maturity-and-digital-effectiveness-of-the-uks-fitness-and-leisure-sector/

 

ukactive and Sport England have announced plans to design a new knowledge programme to help fitness and leisure operators improve their digital maturity and effectiveness, in respon

Source: Sport England 09.12.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/coronavirus-challenges-highlight-importance-physical-activity-and-sport-children

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey Academic Year 2020-21 Report.pdf

 

Sport England’s latest Active Lives Children and Young People Survey report evidences the benefits on mental health and loneliness. Existing inequalities have widened, and new issues have arisen with boys losing active habits.

Children and young people’s activity levels co