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Source: UK Active 23.06.22

https://www.ukactive.com/news/fitness-and-leisure-sector-holds-key-to-getting-nations-workforce-physically-active-and-saving-uk-economy-up-to-17bn-a-year/

https://www.ihrsa.org/publications/economic-health-societal-well-being-quantifying-the-impact-of-the-global-health-fitness-sector/

 

ukactive has called on the Government and its partners to work with the fitness and leisure sector to get the nation’s workforce physically active, as new research from Deloitte shows i

Source: UK Active 02.06.22

https://www.ukactive.com/news/sector-leaders-call-for-urgent-action-from-government-as-energy-costs-put-leisure-facilities-and-pools-at-risk-of-closure-within-six-months/

 

A coalition of leading bodies in the physical activity sector has written to the Government calling for urgent support to save leisure facilities from going under as they face a rise in energy costs of up to 150% on last year.

ukactive, the Local Government Association, the Chief Cultural and Leisur

Source: UK Active 06.06.22

https://www.ukactive.com/news/ukactive-and-nike-launch-blueprint-for-unlocking-nations-school-sport-facilities-outside-of-school-hours/

 

ukactive and Nike have launched the Open Doors Blueprint, a new guide which has the potential to unlock the UK’s school sport facilities, giving every child and young person access to activities and food outside of school hours.

The blueprint is based on the Open Doors programme, which was designed with Nike and forms part of ukactiv

Source: uk active 19.03.22

https://www.ukactive.com/news/ukactive-raises-concerns-with-government-as-energy-costs-double-for-gyms-pools-and-leisure-centres-threatening-services-and-levelling-up-ambitions/

 

ukactive has raised concerns with Government about the threat to the nation’s health and wellbeing as gyms, pools and leisure facilities report facing an energy bill hike of up to 150%. The energy crisis has hit the fitness and leisure sector at a time when facilities are still recovering fro

Source: uk active 15.03.22

https://www.ukactive.com/news/ukactive-announces-fitness-for-everyone-a-new-programme-in-collaboration-with-itn-productions-industry-news/

 

ukactive and ITN Productions Industry News have announced their co-production of ‘Fitness for Everyone’: a news-style digital programme with the aim to encourage people to get more active through inspiring case studies, promoting physical activity across all ages to help improve the health of the nation. The programme will launch

Source: UK Active 22.11.2021

https://www.ukactive.com/news/record-breaking-22-7-million-brits-were-active-on-national-fitness-day-ukactive-reveals/

ukactive's National Fitness Day was kicked off on Wednesday 22 September in London with the support of the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport, Olympic diving gold medallist Matty Lee and Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

According to new figures National Fitness Day 2021 the physical activity sector inspired 22.67 million pe

Source: UK Active 24.08.2021

https://www.ukactive.com/news/ukactive-launches-everyone-can-consultation-to-examine-fitness-and-leisure-provision-for-disabled-people/

 

ukactive has announced the launch of a new consultation to review the provision and impact of fitness and leisure facilities for disabled people.

The consultation is open to all gyms, fitness and leisure facilities in the UK until the end of September and asks for details of the measures that have been implemented to cater for disa