Blog posts • Jan 15, 2020 13:14 GMT
Katie Light spent 12 months on the London Sport internship during her university studies at Brunel University in West London. Here she discusses why she, and her Ultimate Frisbee team, signed up to RED January to start 2020 with a bang.
Blog posts • Jan 10, 2020 10:14 GMT
London Sport's Head of Corporate Communications Chris Scott looks at the growing body of evidence supporting a physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle and how the sector can use this evidence during a critical year.
Blog posts • Dec 23, 2019 11:23 GMT
With preparations for the London Sport Awards 2020 in full swing, we take a moment to reflect on 2019 and how we have made further steps forward to achieving our aspiration of making London the most active city in the world. The past year has seen many highlights including:
Blog posts • Dec 18, 2019 15:51 GMT
With the nomination’s deadline (Wednesday 8 January) for the London Sport Awards supported by the City of London Corporation edging closer, it’s vital to submit your nominees before it’s too late.
Blog posts • Dec 16, 2019 10:41 GMT
Peter Freeman, Sports Development and Physical Activity Manager at Enable Leisure and Culture writes about some of the work taking place in Wandsworth. 79.2% of Wandsworth’s adult population achieve 150 minutes of physical activity per week which far exceeds London’s figure of 64.4%
Blog posts • Dec 11, 2019 09:42 GMT
The next instalment of our series reflecting on the successful work in local authorities in increasing the activity levels of residents up towards and beyond 150 minutes of physical activity per week is from Kingston-Upon-Thames.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Blog posts • Nov 12, 2019 10:04 GMT
Blog posts • Oct 31, 2019 10:17 GMT
London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People, Gary Palmer, explains his plea to schools to innovative with the PE and Sport Premium to create sustainable improvements that encourage a healthy, active habit for life.
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2019 12:49 BST
Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck has done extensive work with urban sports in recent years and, in this blog, explains why the sector must work with developers now to ensure activity is front and centre of future plans for London.
Blog posts • Oct 10, 2019 16:10 BST
Communications Officer Andrew Lawton looks at why it's important for the sector to advocate the extensive benefits that activity has on mental health as well physical health.
Blog posts • Oct 07, 2019 15:23 BST
Since its inception in 2013-14, Sport England’s long-standing Satellite Clubs programme has played a key role in London Sport’s mission to get the capital more active.
Blog posts • Sep 02, 2019 18:31 BST
Communications Officer Andrew Lawton has been involved in the planning for next week’s Active London event. With the deadline to purchase tickets coming at the end of this week, he takes you through eight reasons you need to be there.
Blog posts • Aug 27, 2019 14:08 BST
With just two weeks left to purchase your Active London ticket, we caught up with the local innovation panel to get their thoughts on what innovation means to them and how it is plays out in their daily lives.
Blog posts • Aug 12, 2019 11:36 BST
London Sport Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck explains what his role entails on a day-to-day basis and why the work of the Relationship Manager team is so important in our work to make London the most active city in the world.