NYS Blog

Importance of Impact

Importance of Impact

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:50

Friday 31st July 2020 is the day we launch our annual impact report for the financial year 2019/2020. Head of Development George Cull blogs about why it's a big deal for North Yorkshire Sport. Read More »

Tags: North Yorkshire, Physical Activity, impact

Fun & safe games to play with your kids while walking & cycling

Fun & safe games to play with your kids while walking & cycling

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:49

Here are some sure-fire ways to, safely, get your children and young people excited about the next time you go walking outdoors. Read More »

Tags: Active @ Home, Covid-19, Physical Activity, Young People

Public Health England - Stay Alert, Control the Virus, Save Lives

Public Health England - Stay Alert, Control the Virus, Save Lives

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 13:37

Nicola Corrigan, Healthy Weight & Physical Activity Lead for Public Health England (Yorkshire & Humber Region) gives North Yorkshire Sport her thoughts on helping people to improve physical activity during and after the COVID-19 outbreak Read More »

Tags: Active @ Home, Covid-19, Disability Sport, Mental Health, Physical Activity

The Power of Active Parenting

The Power of Active Parenting

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 12:25

Development Manager Gavin Phillis talks about how physical activity was a key element to daily routines during social distancing, key working, childcare and working from home. He facilitated physical activity to support mental wellness and to try keep his family in good health. whilst attempting to help develop and educate his toddler twins. Read More »

Tags: Covid-19, Education, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Young People

Coping with lockdown... Hannah's Blog

Coping with lockdown... Hannah's Blog

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 13:18

Hannah Green, a previous participant of the North Yorkshire Get on Track programme run by North Yorkshire Sport & The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, shares her thoughts and views on lock down and coping in the current climate. Read More »

Tags: Covid-19, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Young People

The value of the workforce

The value of the workforce

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 12:58

Head of Development at North Yorkshire Sport, George Cull discusses the value of the workforce under the current Covid-19 Pandemic Read More »

Tags: Coaching, Covid-19, Mental Health, Volunteering, Workforce

Why Yorkshire & Humber Learning Community?

Why Yorkshire & Humber Learning Community?

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 12:54

As my role in the workforce team since 2018 developed and North Yorkshire Sport received amazing responses to our 'context survey'; an annual survey to assess the health of sports clubs, organisations and individual providers, it was evident that these 'contexts' wanted and needed training and support in areas like marketing, attracting participants and more. Comments from clubs included "we need more easily accessible training to fit around work for volunteers". North Yorkshire has issues as people travelling for training is more challenging with it being so large. Face to face courses are cancelled and it's the usual suspects attending. Read More »

Tags: Coaching, Volunteering, Workforce