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London Sport wins London Healthy Workplace Award

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

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

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.

Connect Series Round-Up: Working in partnership and the economic benefits of active developments

Connect Series Round-Up: Working in partnership and the economic benefits of active developments

News   •   Nov 07, 2019 14:46 GMT

Physical activity should be part of developers’ thinking from the very outset of design, ensuring they tap into the expertise of the sector, the Connect Series audience heard on Tuesday (5 November).

Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

News   •   Oct 29, 2019 09:57 GMT

Young people in a positive environment with inspiring coaches, and they're less likely to make costly decisions which are marring the lives of south Londoners. That’s the logic behind the Reaching Higher Football Academy in Croydon.

Speakers and agenda finalised for second Connect Series event

Speakers and agenda finalised for second Connect Series event

News   •   Oct 28, 2019 13:36 GMT

Housing, Health, Happiness? Laying the Foundations for London’s Physically Active Future will bring together experts from planning, property and sport to discuss how physical activity responds to the ever-changing needs of London.

 Role for physical activity to play in tackling violence against women and girls

Role for physical activity to play in tackling violence against women and girls

News   •   Oct 24, 2019 16:49 BST

London Sport’s monthly Community of Practice event saw speakers share current approaches and new thinking to how the sector in the capital can use physical activity as a vehicle to improve lives in London.

Satellite Club funding helps Richmond Rugby diversify its audience

Satellite Club funding helps Richmond Rugby diversify its audience

News   •   Oct 21, 2019 11:19 BST

The Gallagher Premiership returned at the weekend and, just a stone’s throw Twickenham Stadium, rugby is being used to help build the physical and social skills of local schoolgirls.

Active Lives data shows London's activity levels remain above national average

Active Lives data shows London's activity levels remain above national average

News   •   Oct 17, 2019 11:11 BST

New Sport England figures show that nearly two thirds of Londoners are now physically active, a minor increase of 0.8 per cent on 12 months previously. In London, just over 4.5m people are meeting the Chief Medical Officers (CMO) guidelines of at least 150 minutes of physical activity every week.

​Goals4Girls uses Satellite Club funding to help teens physically and mentally

​Goals4Girls uses Satellite Club funding to help teens physically and mentally

News   •   Oct 15, 2019 11:51 BST

Football programme Goals4Girls is designed for teenage girl and to help them to become “mentally and physically prepared” for the challenges that lie ahead.

Satellite Club Skates Dagenham offers an invaluable community service for girls

Satellite Club Skates Dagenham offers an invaluable community service for girls

News   •   Oct 08, 2019 13:28 BST

​Skates Dagenham was created in 2018 and uses roller-skating to get teenage girls active and engaged in their local community. It is part of the charity Community Resources and supported by funding from Sport England’s ​Satellite Club programme, which is distributed by London Sport.

Satellite Club funding available to tackle physical activity gender gap

Satellite Club funding available to tackle physical activity gender gap

News   •   Oct 01, 2019 09:17 BST

​London Sport has, once again, begun a search for individuals, groups and clubs with the agenda of supporting young girls and women in the capital to boost their participation in sport and physical activity with the release of new Sport England Satellites Clubs funding.

SportTech revolution continues with announcement of latest cohort of Sport Tech Hub start-ups

SportTech revolution continues with announcement of latest cohort of Sport Tech Hub start-ups

News   •   Sep 19, 2019 09:57 BST

Ten new start-ups to join London Sport technology incubator programme, as first revealed at Active London 2019

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.

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