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Northumberland Physical Activity Strategy Launch

22nd January 2020
A new physical activity strategy has been launched for the county which sets out a bold, innovative ambition to encourage every resident in Northumberland to be more active for life....
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Community Champion Grant Scheme

22nd January 2020
Can you help your local community get more active? Can you create local opportunities that meet the needs of local people? Are you passionate about getting more people active? The...
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Nominations open for the 2019 Everyone Active North East Disability Sports Awards

13th January 2020
Nominations are now open for the 2019 edition of the North East Disability Sport Awards. The award ceremony is held annually, and this year will take place at Princes Alexandra...
New leisure centre for Berwick

Work begins on new Berwick Leisure Centre

18th December 2019
A turf cutting ceremony has taken place to officially mark the start of a multi-million pound scheme to transform leisure provision in Berwick. Work is due to commence on Berwick's...
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Young volunteers take their place on the Northumberland Young Volunteer Team

17th December 2019
On Friday 8th November 200 young people from 13 schools across Northumberland descended on St. James Park, Newcastle to attend the first in a series of events to develop a...
Gail Ballance fundraising

Well done to Gail…one of our own raising funds for Breast Cancer patients

17th December 2019
On the 27th November 2018 Gail in the Northumberland Sport team was diagnosed with a rare but invasive form of breast cancer. Following fantastic care from the team at Wansbeck...
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Mind funding for Regional Hubs

16th December 2019
The mental health charity Mind has announced the launch of nine new Regional Networks in England to help more people with mental health problems engage with physical activity. Northumberland Sport...
Active Lives December 2019 report

Latest activity figures for children and young people published

6th December 2019
Children's activity levels are on the rise, according to the latest figures from Sport England Active Lives Children and Young People Survey. The report, covering the academic year 2018/19, shows...

It’s never too late to learn to swim

22nd October 2019
One in three adults in England cannot swim according to new statistics released today.Now Swim England is to highlight the benefits of swimming as a valuable life skill in a...
DfE student celebration event

Calling all young sports leaders in schools!

21st October 2019
Young people from 14 to 18 are being sought to take part in a successful young sports volunteers programme. Each year young volunteers are invited to take part in the...
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