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Sport England Update – Financial Support for the Sector

3rd April 2020
On Tuesday 31 March Sport England announced up to £195 million of funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The package, which...
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Sport England Update – Supporting the Sector

20th March 2020
Sport England have given reassurances to any individual or organisation who receives funding, or any other type of support from them, for their work. On Tuesday 17 March they confirmed...
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Staying Active at Home

18th March 2020
More and more of us are spending time at home and thinking about other ways of being active. Official advice is now recommending against non-essential contact and all unnecessary travel...

Covid-19 Update – Office Closure

18th March 2020
Further to the Government recommendations and advice issued on the evening of Monday 16 March, our offices are currently closed and all members of staff from Northumberland Sport and Tyne...

Covid-19 Update – Events

17th March 2020
Please find the latest position statement from the Active Partnership, following consultation with Sport England and the Chair of our LOC, in relation to our School Games Level 3 programme....

Opening School Facilities for Community Use Research

5th March 2020
We are working with our colleagues in Tyne and Wear Sport on an exciting and innovative research project to develop community use of school facilities across the North of Tyne...

The FA launches nationwide football festival FA FIVES

4th March 2020
The FA has today marked 100 days to go until the start of UEFA EURO 2020 by launching THE FA FIVES – a nationwide five-a-side football festival that is set...

FREE Physical Activity Training for Healthcare Professionals

17th February 2020
Around 1 in 3 men and half of women are not achieving recommended levels of activity for good health, with people with long term conditions twice as likely to be...
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We Are Undefeatable returns

14th February 2020
We Are Undefeatable returns to TV, social media and billboards next Monday (17 February). Following the campaign launch in 2019, in the next six weeks the campaign will showcase the...

Schools encouraged to open up sports facilities to boost physical activity

27th January 2020
As part of a national drive to encourage 60 minutes of physical activity per day across the week, the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced total funding worth £2.4 million...
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