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Innovating across a nation - Active Partnerships at Active London

Innovating across a nation - Active Partnerships at Active London

News   •   Sep 17, 2019 15:59 BST

In a week which began with the announcement of new guidance from the UK’s Chief Medical Officers on how much physical activity people should be doing to improve their health, a coalition of Active Partnerships came together around London Sport’s Active London conference to demonstrate the ways that new ‘on-demand’ interventions could contribute to individuals’ physical activity needs.

Deputy Mayor Debbie Weekes-Bernard confident of active future for London

Deputy Mayor Debbie Weekes-Bernard confident of active future for London

News   •   Sep 12, 2019 15:59 BST

​London’s Deputy Mayor Debbie Weekes-Bernard predicted a bright future for physical activity and sport in the capital during her address at Active London on Tuesday (10 September).

London Sport ‘extraordinarily well positioned’ to enhance Londoners' lives

London Sport ‘extraordinarily well positioned’ to enhance Londoners' lives

News   •   Sep 11, 2019 16:08 BST

London Sport is ‘extraordinarily well positioned’ to improve the lives of Londoners, according to Chair Jillian Moore, following the release of their 2018/19 Impact Report.

Eight reasons you can’t miss Active London 2019

Eight reasons you can’t miss Active London 2019

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.

What does Innovation mean to Active London speakers

What does Innovation mean to Active London speakers

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.

New Disability Network Toolkit set for September launch

New Disability Network Toolkit set for September launch

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 11:47 BST

​London Sport gave an exclusive first-look of their new Disability Network Toolkit to a small selection of industry partners at a sold-out Communities of Practice event on Thursday (22 August).

Active London to be supported by Mayor of London

Active London to be supported by Mayor of London

News   •   Aug 22, 2019 16:07 BST

​London Sport are proud to announce that their flagship physical activity and sport conference, Active London, is to be supported by the Mayor of London in 2019.

Broad spectrum of innovation experts to speak at Active London 2019

Broad spectrum of innovation experts to speak at Active London 2019

News   •   Aug 21, 2019 14:15 BST

​Experts from the Greater London Authority, Blockworks, YouTube, Two Circles, the Active Wellbeing Society, British Cycling and Sport England will all be speaking at London Sport’s Active London event, it was announced today (Wednesday 21 August).

From city-building to storytelling - exploring innovation at Active London

From city-building to storytelling - exploring innovation at Active London

News   •   Aug 16, 2019 15:52 BST

As Active London 2019 draws nearer, find out more about the workshop sessions taking delegates through innovation in practice

What does a London Sport Relationship Manager do?

What does a London Sport Relationship Manager do?

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.

London Sport and Disability Sports Coach announce new training partnership

London Sport and Disability Sports Coach announce new training partnership

Press releases   •   Aug 08, 2019 11:31 BST

London Sport and Disability Sports Coach have partnered to deliver disability equality training courses that aim to ensure disabled people have improved experiences when accessing sport services and facilities in London.

London Sport consultancy helps primary school fund new all-weather multi-sports facility

London Sport consultancy helps primary school fund new all-weather multi-sports facility

News   •   Aug 07, 2019 11:39 BST

​A primary school in Thornton Heath successfully secured over £135,000 of capital and revenue funding from Sport England and London Marathon Charitable Fund thanks to support from London Sport.

London Sport announces income generation partnership with Oaks

London Sport announces income generation partnership with Oaks

Press releases   •   Aug 05, 2019 15:05 BST

The new relationship focuses on securing new income for London Sport and its partners, supporting their mission to make London the most physically active city in the world.

House of Sport marks two years as home of capital's grassroots sport and physical activity scene

House of Sport marks two years as home of capital's grassroots sport and physical activity scene

Blog posts   •   Aug 01, 2019 15:04 BST

August 2019 marks the two-year anniversary of House of Sport, an innovative project from London Sport to create a dynamic community of physical activity and sport organisations. London Sport CEO Tove Okunniwa looks back at the past two years.

Agenda released for Active London 2019

Agenda released for Active London 2019

News   •   Jul 30, 2019 14:04 BST

​An outline agenda for the fast-approaching Active London has been released today (Tuesday 30 July) as delegates continue to snap-up spaces for London Sport’s major partner engagement event.

London Sport proud to support Activity Alliance's Who Says? campaign

London Sport proud to support Activity Alliance's Who Says? campaign

Blog posts   •   Jul 30, 2019 09:55 BST

Specialist Advisor for Disability Alex Gibbons gives London Sport's backing to Activity Alliance's Who Says? campaign which aims to gives positive evidence, resources and guidance to replace the misconceptions and presumptions on what is and isn’t possible.

How can sport adapt to London, and how can the city adapt to better enable physical activity

How can sport adapt to London, and how can the city adapt to better enable physical activity

Blog posts   •   Jul 25, 2019 11:27 BST

​With its launch this week, Coca-Cola and Street Games’ new ‘Ball Games Allowed’ campaign has once again thrown open the questions of both how physical activity and sport can adapt to London, as well as how the city itself can adapt to better enable physical activity.

No plastic fans – how the Mayor’s new environmental measures could provide unexpected benefits for physical activity

No plastic fans – how the Mayor’s new environmental measures could provide unexpected benefits for physical activity

Blog posts   •   Jul 25, 2019 10:59 BST

The Major of London and Thames Water announce the new wave of public drinking fountains. This is welcomed news for the future of physical activity in the capital.

Report evaluates the impact of pilots investigating social prescribing in reducing inactivity

Report evaluates the impact of pilots investigating social prescribing in reducing inactivity

News   •   Jul 23, 2019 15:23 BST

​The journey towards a sporting workforce that meets the needs of less active Londoners reached an important milestone today (Tuesday 23 July), with the release of a report authored by academics from the University of Kent evaluating the impact of pilot projects investigating the role of social prescribing in challenging physical inactivity.

​National Park City: Let’s make London greener, healthier and wilder