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Sport England chief: Now more important than ever to stay active

Sport England chief: Now more important than ever to stay active

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:47

Sport England chief executive Tim Hollingsworth says it is now "more important than ever" to stay active, while following the government's guidance on social distancing.

Because of the coronavirus crisis...

COVID 19 - Current Information from Sport England

COVID 19 - Current Information from Sport England

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:19

An update on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation from Sport England and what their key priorities for sport and physical activity are at this time.

Like so many others, the sport and physical activity...

Get Ready To Enter Race For Life York With Mum

Get Ready To Enter Race For Life York With Mum

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 09:16

This Mother's Day (March 22), York's mums and grandmas are invited to join the fight against cancer by entering Cancer Research UK's Race for Life.

Taking part in the Race for Life is a hugely moving experience...

Canicross comes back to Dalby in 2020 and it's bigger and better!

Canicross comes back to Dalby in 2020 and it's bigger and better!

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 08:57

The hugely popular Canicross returned to Dalby Forest on Sunday 8th March with the new 2020 6 Part Series! Paws, feet and treats at the ready, the runners took part in a 5k and 8k route through the beautiful...

The FA Launches Nationwide Football Festival to mark 100 days to go until UEFA EURO 2020

The FA Launches Nationwide Football Festival to mark 100 days to go until UEFA EURO 2020

Posted: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 09:35

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 to captivate the nation ahead of this summer's...

The Sportshall Athletics Champions are Crowned

The Sportshall Athletics Champions are Crowned

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 16:14

The Sportshall Athletics Champions are Crowned

Today saw schools from all over the county battle for the title of the North Yorkshire School Games Sports Hall Athletics champions at Catterick Leisure Centre....

North Yorkshire School Games Badminton Winners Crowned

North Yorkshire School Games Badminton Winners Crowned

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:07

School badminton teams from across North Yorkshire battled for a place in the County finals of the School Games today, with teams from across North Yorkshire taking the winning titles.

Taking place at York...

Local Children Benefit from North Yorkshire Sport Wellbeing Programme  this Children’s Mental Health Week

Local Children Benefit from North Yorkshire Sport Wellbeing Programme this Children’s Mental Health Week

Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 10:44

Local young people aged 13-16 have shown increased resilience and improved social and emotional wellbeing after taking part in the Achieve programme delivered by North Yorkshire Sport. The news comes as...

Banish the winter blues with RED January

Banish the winter blues with RED January

Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 11:14

Residents are being urged to banish the winter blues by getting active every day for RED (Run Every Day) January.

North Yorkshire Sport and the County Council are encouraging everyone to take up a daily...

York Councillors sign pledge to tackle obesity

York Councillors sign pledge to tackle obesity

Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 09:00

City of York Councillors have signed a declaration to tackle obesity and implement new measures to help more people, young and old, live with a healthy weight.

At a decision session earlier this week, Cllr...