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Dementia activity

New Guide to Dementia Friendly Sport and Physical Activity

20th February 2019
Sport England teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Society to produce a dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide. The guide, which was produced with National Lottery funding, and can be downloaded here,...
Persimmon Homes Building Futures

New Funding Opportunity for Sports Clubs

6th February 2019
Leading UK housebuilder Persimmon Homes has become an official partner of Team GB and will support the organisation for the next three years through to Tokyo 2020 and beyond. At...
Headteacher Conference

Headteacher Conference Inspires Schools to Get More Young Children Active

4th February 2019
Improving physical activity in school children was the key aim of the 2019 Headteacher Conference, attended by over 60 teachers from primary schools across Northumberland. The conference, organised by Northumberland...
Ping in the Community

Ping in the Community Funded Packages

17th December 2018
Table Tennis England is inviting independent groups to embed social table tennis into their communities completely free-of-charge. There are twenty Ping in the Community fully-funded packages available which include one full size...
NEDSA 2018

North East Disability Sports Awards 2018 Nominations Open

12th December 2018
Nominations are now open for the 2018 edition of the North East Disability Sport Awards.  The award ceremony is held annually, and this year will take place at Kingston Park,...
Active Lives Children Survey

Active Lives Survey Reveals Activity Levels in Children and Young People

6th December 2018
More than 40% of children in England do an average of more than 60 minutes of physical activity a day, a first-of-its-kind survey has found. Sport England's Active Lives Children...
Sport and Recreation Alliance

Win Funding for your Club

14th November 2018
The Community Sport and Recreation Awards showcase the positive impact of grassroots activity in communities.  The awards are free to enter, the application form takes just a few minutes to complete,...
Northumberland Cricket Board

County Cricket Coach Training Programme

13th November 2018
Northumberland Cricket Board are launching a new programme which will provide coaches with the opportunity to work alongside some of the most experienced staff in the County while also being...
Miller Homes development sales manager Lyndsey Murray and boxer Alex Bro...

Miller Homes Pledges Support to Grassroots Sport in Northumberland

9th November 2018
Miller Homes North East is continuing to back local sport after announcing their sponsorship initiative. For the third year running, the leading housebuilder will be the main sponsor of Blyth Football...
Active Northumberland Postnatal Depression

New Funding for the County to Help Tackle Postnatal Depression

6th November 2018
Active Northumberland, supported by Northumberland Sport, has been awarded  £209,000 funding by Sport England to help support local women at risk from the effects of postnatal depression to become and...
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