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Active Lives: Community ensures figures on activity levels are brighter than we feared
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach looks at how the capital's communities are the hidden treasure within the sport and physical activity and why London Sport works so closely with them.
High-quality strategies ensure better allocation of capacity and investment
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach looks at how a strategy can be more than a powerful document but a component of positive change and the best ways to get your strategy ideas off the ground.
Grants available to support physical activity on the River Thames
Grants of up to £5,000 available to those offering physical activity opportunities on the River Thames and inland waterways.
New London Sport research helps providers better engage with women in East London
Physical activity providers in East London have begun using new insight from London Sport to develop their offering and improve engagement with women and girls in East London.
London Sport and Port of London Authority investigate future of water sports on South East’s ‘blue’ spaces
Water sport clubs in London, Essex and Kent have a chance to shape the future of physical activity on the tidal Thames and other “blue” spaces across the region in a joint Port of London Authority (PLA) and London Sport Consultancy research project.
How using a strong evidence base can boost your grant funding opportunities
More than meets the eye: Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach and Specialist Advisor for Funding Mel Antao explain how to seek funding to build on existing research or evidence base.
Nearly £70,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding distributed to support young people
London Sport will distribute nearly £70,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding over the coming months as we continue efforts to support children and young people to be more active.
Creating audience-centric, place-based projects to tackle inequalities of access to physical activity.
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach explains how insight and evidence has been informing the planning work conducted by London Sport as we look to invest £200,000 into London to tackle the inequalities exacerbated by the covid-19 crisis.
Young people reap benefits from £24,000 of Satellite Club funding distributed by London Sport
Young people in the capital have been keeping active and socially connected throughout the lockdown thanks to £24,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding distributed by London Sport.
Digging deeper and understanding more creates greater, effective impact
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach discusses the importance of insight to ensure partners can make more informed decisions and outlines the support London Sport's Consultancy services can offer.
Build it back better, the inter-connectedness of all things
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach is back for part two of her Build It Back Better blogs looking at how connections made during the covid-19 lockdown can become the starting point of long-term, meaningful collaborations for the physical activity and sport sector.
Build it back better, it’s all about the individuals
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach looks at how learning from the sense of community, bespoke support and recognition of individual needs, developed in response to covid-19, can inform and educate the physical activity and sport sector as London slowly moves out of lockdown.
What do you need? Helping the sector survive the covid-19 lockdown
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach explains how London Sport is adapting to the ongoing disruption caused by the covid-19 outbreak and why we're working with the sector to ensure physical activity and sport is available now and goes from strength-to-strength in the future.
Women and girls to benefit from £66,000 of Satellite Club funding distributed by London Sport
Hundreds of young women from across London are set to benefit from nearly £70,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding distributed by London Sport.
Four common factors I see regularly in the London boroughs with increased activity levels
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.
National Park City: Let’s make London greener, healthier and wilder
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach celebrates the day that London becomes the first National Park City in the world and demonstrates the importance of green and open spaces to London Sport's work to get more people active.
At 10:50am this morning (Monday 22 July) London will become the first National Park City in the world. It's a huge credit to the incredible vision of Dan Rave
What Active London theme, Innovation, means to London Sport staff
With just one week left to get early bird tickets for Active London (deadline Wednesday 23 July), we’ve spoken to three London Sport staff members to see what innovation - the theme for this year's partner engagement event - means to them and their work.
Active London returning in 2019 to explore innovation in physical activity
Active London, the largest annual conference dedicated wholly to the future of physical activity and sport in the nation’s capital, will return in September 2019 to explore the ways that innovation is changing physical activity across London.
Curated by London Sport, the strategic agency working to make London the most physically active city in the world, Active London 2019 will bring together
What Turn Up Tone Up teaches us about the need for system change
Strategic Relationship Manager Lorna Leach delves into the lessons being learned by London Sport following the pilot phase of Turn Up Tone Up, a programme run by Our Parks.
Systems can be characterised as being composed of multiple parts including people, resources, services, relationships, values and perceptions.
Systems have boundaries, behave in specific ways, include connected