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Move for your health

The Government has announced from 12th April 2021 step 2 of the roadmap will start in England and a phased timeline of sport and activity can resume.
This means that all outdoor sports facilities, such as tennis and basketball courts, sports pitches, outdoor skateparks and outdoor swimming pools can reopen. Indoor leisure facilities can open for adult individual/household use only (no group activities are allowed).
Sport England have updated their guidance on a range of topics to help you plan for returning including FAQs on the rules. The latest on Know Your Audience: Click here
Sport England on The Impact on Communities Click here

Click here for the latest video from Sports England, It’s been a long time, and even though things may look different, that great feeling is still the same. It’s good to be back. It’s your moment to own.

10,000 Home Wellbeing Packs on their way to residents

The last year has been extremely difficult for everyone, perhaps even more so for adults in later life. An Age UK national survey found that over a quarter of older adults can’t walk as far as they used to and that 1 in 5 feel less steady on their feet. The loss of core strength, balance and general physical fitness increases the risk of frailty and falling. The good news is this risk can be reduced by sitting less and moving more.

New funding to help hardest hit communities to be active

The ‘Moving our Communities’ fund has launched in partnership with the Heart of Bucks and the MK Community Foundation. Funded by Sport England, Leap will co-invest with the Community Foundations in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes to support people to be active in the communities hardest hit by coronavirus.   

Advice and guidance for health care professionals

Tools and advice on encouraging your patients / service users to live active lifestyles.