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'Moving For Mental Health' Report

'Moving For Mental Health' Report

Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:26

MOVING FOR MENTAL HEALTH: REPORT CALLS FOR CROSS-GOVERNMENT STRATEGY TO USE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORT TO HELP TACKLE THE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING EMERGENCY

A joint report from the Sport for Development... Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Mind, Sport for Development Coalition

People of North Yorkshire challenged to start the new year with a fundraising challenge

People of North Yorkshire challenged to start the new year with a fundraising challenge

Posted: Sat, 01 Jan 2022 11:30

As the dust settles on 2021, North Yorkshire Sport are encouraging the population to start the new year on a high by signing up to support mental health in the county by taking on an iconic fundraising... Read More »

Tags: Challenge, Great North Run, Mental Health Fundraising, Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Live Longer Better Thought Leadership National Event

Live Longer Better Thought Leadership National Event

Posted: Wed, 22 Dec 2021 10:35

Wednesday 26th January 2022, 10.00 – 11.30

Live Longer Better Thought Leadership National Event

We now understand better the on-going detrimental impact of the COVID pandemic and the preventable deterioration... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Live Longer Better

Fitmums Founder Wins BBC Unsung Hero Award

Fitmums Founder Wins BBC Unsung Hero Award

Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 10:35

The founder of a Yorkshire charity, Sam Barlow, is today celebrating winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2021 Unsung Hero award at the annual awards evening which took place on Sunday 19th December.... Read More »

Tags: Athletics, fitmums, running, unsung hero, volunteer

A Tribute to Bruce Dinsmore

A Tribute to Bruce Dinsmore

Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 07:31

North Yorkshire Sport were devastated to learn of the recent passing of Bruce Dinsmore, who had operated as the Sports Development Officer for Craven District Council.

Bruce was a knowledgeable, passionate... Read More »

Tags: Bruce Dinsmore, Craven, Cycling

Children's Activity Levels Negatively Impacted by Pandemic

Children's Activity Levels Negatively Impacted by Pandemic

Posted: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 09:20

Children and young people's activity levels continue to be negatively impacted by the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic at a time when getting active is more important than ever for their mental... Read More »

Tags: Active Lives

HRH The Princess Royal Honours North Yorkshire Sailing Volunteer

Posted: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 14:06

A dedicated sailing volunteer from North Yorkshire has been presented with a prestigious award by HRH The Princess Royal, president of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA).

The annual RYA Volunteer Awards... Read More »

Tags: Sailing

Have your say on Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity

Have your say on Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 14:32

The Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity project is funded by Sport England to help National Governing Bodies, Active Sports Partnerships, regional partnerships and sport and activity organisations... Read More »

Tags: Ann Craft Trust, Safeguarding

Fitmums Founder announced as BBC 'Unsung Hero'

Fitmums Founder announced as BBC 'Unsung Hero'

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 14:14

North Yorkshire Sport would like to congratulate the founder of 'Fitmums and Friends' Sam Barlow on her award as the regional 'unsung hero' award as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2021.... Read More »

Tags: Athletics, fitmums, running, unsung hero, volunteer

Nominations for the Ryedale Sports Awards are now open!

Nominations for the Ryedale Sports Awards are now open!

Posted: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 14:42

Recognising outstanding achievement in Ryedale on Thursday 10/2/22, categories include:

-Coach of the year

-Volunteer of the Year

-Club of the Year

-Team of the Year

-Junior Sports Person of the Year

-Sports... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Ryedale