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Parents in Sport Week 2021

Parents in Sport Week 2021

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 11:36

This week (4th to 10th October 2021) is Parents in Sport Week 2021. Parents play a vital role in encouraging and supporting their child's participation, success and fun when playing sport.

North Yorkshire... Read More »

Tags: Activity, Clubs, Parents, Parents In Sport Week, Safeguarding, Support

North Yorkshire fundraisers take on Great North Run in support of mental health

North Yorkshire fundraisers take on Great North Run in support of mental health

Posted: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:00

3 inspirational people took on the world biggest half marathon last Sunday (12th September), raising valuable funds to support mental health through sport.

The Great North Run is a bucket list marathon... Read More »

Tags: Fundraising, Great North Run, Mental Health, Running

North Yorkshire Sport Statement in support of the FA & England Team

North Yorkshire Sport Statement in support of the FA & England Team

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 09:29

North Yorkshire Sport are standing in solidarity with our colleagues at the FA and in support of the amazing England Team. The racist abuse we have seen across social media channels in the wake of the... Read More »

Tags: England, Football, Racial Inequalities, Racism

How to Build More Activity into Life at Home

How to Build More Activity into Life at Home

Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 16:08

If you've not been able to exercise during lockdown, now is a great time to get more active around your home.

Health experts recommend you build more activity into your day and while you're getting about... Read More »

Tags: Stay Active at Home, York, York City Council

Time to put physical education at the heart of school life

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 09:00

The Association for Physical Education (afPE) has today launched a report from its Education Taskforce which issues a clear call to government to put physical education at the heart of school life, with... Read More »

Tags: Funding, School Sport, Workforce, physical education

Free Health and Wellbeing Support

Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 10:00

As national restrictions gradually lift, it's never been more important to focus on health and wellbeing. To help make this more convenient, City of York Council is launching a new support service for... Read More »

Tags: York

Racial Inequality Statement - A message from the North Yorkshire Sport Board & Staff Team

Racial Inequality Statement - A message from the North Yorkshire Sport Board & Staff Team

Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 09:00

North Yorkshire Sport are delighted to be backing and joining a collaborative call to action across the national network of Active Partnerships in England in proactively committing to tackling racism and... Read More »

Tags: Equality Diversity & Inclusion, Physical Activity

New Activity Alliance strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

New Activity Alliance strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 09:00

New findings published today by national charity Activity Alliance reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people.

Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic... Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance, Disability Sport

New Network of Mental Health Champions

New Network of Mental Health Champions

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 13:00

The Mind Sport and Activity Network for Yorkshire and Humber is establishing a network of mental health champions across the region to work with their local sports club or group to support members and... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Mental Health Awareness Week, Mind, Mind Regional Network

#StopOnlineAbuse - We Support the Call

#StopOnlineAbuse - We Support the Call

Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 10:14

You may have seen that Kick It Out, The FA, The Premier League and multiple bodies in football are leading a social media blackout this weekend in response to the ongoing and sustained discriminatory abuse... Read More »

Tags: #StopOnlineAbuse, Active Partnerships, FA