How Fit and Active Barnet promotes a more active and healthy borough

Blog posts   •   Dec 06, 2019 16:21 GMT

Courtney Warden, Sport and Physical Activity Service Manager at Barnet Council, writes about some of the work they have done in the last three years to get more people achieving the Chief Medical Officer recommended levels of activity per week.

Number of inactive children and young people falls in second Active Lives survey

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 11:38 GMT

​The number of inactive children in London has fallen significantly in the last academic year according to Sport England’s second annual Active Lives Children and Young People Survey released today.

Inclusive practices remain important cornerstone of the London Sport Awards

Blog posts   •   Dec 03, 2019 14:11 GMT

On International Day of Disabled People, Specialist Advisor for Disability Alex Gibbons looks at how inclusive practices continue to be an important cornerstone of the London Sport Awards.

Research shows Facebook offers cost-effective alternative to leaflets for activity sign-ups

News   •   Nov 28, 2019 09:42 GMT

​Digital marketing is nearly 15 times cheaper than traditional posters and leaflets at producing similar levels of activity sign-up according to research in a new London Sport White Paper.

Four common factors I see regularly in the London boroughs with increased activity levels

Blog posts   •   Nov 25, 2019 12:22 GMT

Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach opens a new series of blogs looking in-depth at the most recent Active Lives data. In the run-up to Christmas, Lorna's team will be looking at the boroughs across London which saw positive increases in the percentage of people being active.

Receiving Healthy Workplace Award reassures us that we’re on the right track

Blog posts   •   Nov 21, 2019 13:44 GMT

London Sport’s Director of Finance, People & Governance, Susan Hutton, discusses her responsibility for London Sport’s employee workforce after the organisation won a London Healthy Workplace Award at City Hall.

London Sport wins London Healthy Workplace Award

News   •   Nov 20, 2019 15:08 GMT

​London Sport has been recognised for its continued efforts to achieve a healthier, happier and more productive workplace at the London Healthy Workplace Awards 2019

Get ready to celebrate grassroots physical activity and sport: nominations for the London Sport Awards 2020 are now open

News   •   Nov 19, 2019 15:36 GMT

​Volunteers, physical activity projects and sport organisations from across London are being encouraged to put themselves forward for recognition at London’s biggest celebration of grassroots physical activity and sport, as nominations open for the London Sport Awards 2020.

High-quality consultation is vital to creating active environments

News   •   Nov 14, 2019 11:28 GMT

The physical activity and sport sector must recognise the importance of listening to communities and local voices to understand their needs in order to improve both public health and activity levels.

The importance of a story whilst measuring the huge benefits of physical activity

Blog posts   •   Nov 12, 2019 10:04 GMT

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