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Cycling on the curriculum
Cycle Training

Bikeability says put cycling on the curriculum to transform the school run

2023 Workforce State of Mind Survey
News

The 2023 Workforce State of Mind Survey is now open for the fitness and active leisure industry

Sport and recreation
Classes Camps Clubs

Leading bodies urge government to support grassroots sports and the activities sector

Garmin’s Connect Fitness Report 2022
Classes Camps Clubs

New report from Garmin highlights exercise trends in 2022

Debate on sport in school and communities
Classes Camps Clubs

Debate on sport in school and communities in Parliament

Cost-of-living crisis
Classes Camps Clubs

Grassroots community clubs under threat from growing cost-of-living crisis

Volunteering survey of sport organisations
Governing Bodies

Volunteering survey of sport organisations gathers nearly 3,000 responses

Sport England denies UK Parliament's accusation
Governing Bodies

Sport England denies UK Parliament’s accusation that it has lost track of £1.05bn in grant funding

Active Lives Children & Young People Survey
Governing Bodies

Sport England publish official statistics from the Active Lives Children & Young People Survey

Parliamentary Physical Activity Challenge
Governing Bodies

ukactive and Myzone announce winners of inaugural parliamentary physical activity challenge

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey
Governing Bodies

ukactive warns of inactivity health risks amidst the release of the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

South Yorkshire Tech 100 Report
News

Coordinate Sport’s success highlighted in latest South Yorkshire Tech Report

Legacy
Governing Bodies

Birmingham 2022 Deputy Chair: Legacy ‘movement’ must become more diverse and inclusive

Youth Sport Trust's #HalfTimeChallenge
News

Sky rallies behind charity challenge with the release of England World Cup Christmas song

Reduction in PE time
Governing Bodies

Youth Sport Trust research finds a reduction in PE time for GCSE students

Bleep Tests
News

Schools told to be cautious with fitness ‘Bleep Tests’ of pupils in PE class

Autumn budget
Governing Bodies

Coalition of sport and activities organisations respond to the Autumn budget

NextGen 2023
News

Sport Industry’s NextGen 2023 look to tackle social change and sustainability

Benefits of exercise to future generations
News

New research finds that women can pass on benefits of exercise to future generations

School Sport Survey 2022
Classes Camps Clubs

Sport needs to modernise to suit the needs of children and young people says survey

Chiles Webster Batson Commission
Classes Camps Clubs

Commission finds that sport is detrimental to young people in low-income households

GOALS storytelling program launches
Governing Bodies

GOALS storytelling program launches in the run-up to Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

Digital Marketing Hub
Governing Bodies

£520,000 awarded to fund Digital Marketing Hub for a second year

Physical activity
Classes Camps Clubs

ukactive tells PM that business of physical activity can boost health and economic growth

Energy bill relief scheme
Classes Camps Clubs

ukactive calls for the energy bill relief scheme review to be shared with the sector

Big School Swim
Classes Camps Clubs

Swim England’s Big School Swim is back

Physical inactivity
Classes Camps Clubs

500m people globally will develop preventable diseases, at a cost of US$300bn by 2030 due to lack of exercise, says WHO

Priced out of sport
Classes Camps Clubs

New study shows that young people are being ‘priced out of sport’

Diversity and inclusion
Governing Bodies

The Lawn Tennis Association launches new inclusion and diversity advisory group

ukactive
Governing Bodies

Strategic partner ukactive introduces their new board of directors

Parliamentary Physical Activity Challenge
Classes Camps Clubs

ukactive and Myzone announce parliamentary physical activity challenge

Energy Bill
Classes Camps Clubs

Energy bills subsidised by 50 per cent under UK government relief scheme

Churchill Fellowship
News

Churchill Fellowship seeks ten innovators in the physical activity sector

Sugar tax
Holiday Activities & Food Programme

Truss faces backlash against plans to dump sugar tax

National Fitness Day
Classes Camps Clubs

Millions take part in National Fitness Day across the UK

Gymfinity Kids
Classes Camps Clubs

Gymfinity Kids completes fundraising for next stage of expansion

BASES
News

BASES releases handy guide to working in sports and fitness

ACTivate
News

Walking the Talk: Implementing Physically Active Learning and Whole School Physical Activity

StreetGames
News

StreetGames celebrates a successful summer of sport and activity

Solar Technology
Classes Camps Clubs

New solar technology pilot could revolutionise pool heating for former Drive Phase guests

Peter Roberts
Classes Camps Clubs

The Drive Phase guest and entrepreneur Peter Roberts invests in training app, Another Round

National Fitness Day 2022
News

ukactive announces National Fitness Day 2022

Lionesses
News

Lionesses win the Euro 2022: What should their legacy be?

Commonwealth Games
News

How the legacy of Commonwealth Games & London 2012 are shaping conversations in sports and activities organisations

Walking and cycling
Cycle Training

Walking, wheeling, and cycling to be offered on prescription in nationwide trial

National Audit Office
News

National Audit Office release grassroots participation in sport and physical activity report

News

The 25th annual coaching award nominations are now open

Community sports
News

Sported and StreetGames: Elevating the voice of community sports groups

CIMSPA
News

CIMSPA summertime hotspots for activity this year

Youth Sport Trust
News

Youth Sport Trust welcomes the appointment of three new board members

This Girl Can
News

This Girl Can, ukactive, and CIMSPA team up to create inclusive spaces for women

Govox
News

Free Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Programme Offered to 2,500 Sports Clubs

Digital Futures
News

Fitness and leisure operators offered free digital score tool in ukactive’s Digital Futures consultation 2022

Unlock the potential of sport
News

‘Unlock the potential of sport, recreation and physical activity’ urge sector leaders

SMEs
News

ukactive calls for a radical rethink of health and fitness in SMEs

Newcastle United Foundation
News

Nadhim Zahawi praises Newcastle United Foundation for community facility work

Sport and Recreation Alliance
News

The Alliance establishes an EDI subcommittee to drive diversity and inclusion

Open Doors Blueprint
News

Nike launch blueprint for unlocking the UK’s school sports facilities

Autism
News

afPE launches survey to understand autistic pupils in schools

ukactive
News

ukactive launches taskforce to unite sector for disabled people

Sun Safety Awareness
News

afPE committed to sun safety awareness with new webinar

OutPlay Squash
News

OutPlay Squash diversifies to support Pride Month

Swimming pools
News

Energy price pose ‘clear and present threat’ to swimming pools, MPs warn

Big Sister
News

Tampon tax funds new Big Sister programme to keep girls active throughout puberty

Webinars
News

afPE to hold review webinars for the PE sector

ukactive Awards
News

Finalists revealed for ukactive Awards 2022

V4V Project
News

Be a part of Europe’s first-ever volunteer survey of sport organisations

Para sport
News

The Disability Sport Wales festival giving thousands of opportunities to try para sport

Active Uprising
News

ukactive announces theme for Active Uprising 2022 as flagship event returns

Active Lives Survey
News

ukactive underlines case for sector support with the release of the Active Lives Survey

Sport England
News

ukactive and Youth Sport Trust announced as systems partners in Sport England’s 10-year strategy

Youth Sport Trust
News

Youth Sport Trust calls for urgent action to address children’s health crisis

StreetGames partners with SportWales
News

StreetGames partners with SportWales for Commonwealth Games

Awards
News

Grassroots stars given chance to shine at national Alliance awards

EmployAbility Leisure
News

Leisure sector unites to launch EmployAbility Leisure guidance

This Mum Moves
News

This Mum Moves to expand after successful pilot

COVID-19
News

ukactive report reveals COVID-19 safety data set representing over 240 million visits to gyms, pools and leisure centres

Mental Health
News

Physical activity could be the key to supporting children and the NHS

StreetGames
News

How StreetGames has used multisport to improve children’s wellbeing

Youth Sport Trust
News

Youth Sport Trust weighs in on the importance of play and sport

Open Goal campaign
News

Coalition to mark the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace by launching the #OpenGoal campaign

Youth Sport Trust
News

London 2012 inspired awards ceremony celebrates schools

Tanni Grey-Thompson
News

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson appointed chair of Sport Wales

SECC Alliance
News

Activity sector launches SECC Alliance to drive the sector to net-zero

VAT cuts
News

ukactive renews calls for VAT cuts to offset increases in energy costs

Commonwealth Games
News

Birmingham Commonwealth Games introduces new employability project for young people

This Girl Can
News

Scarlett Moffatt teams up with This Girl Can Classes

Children's Commissioner
News

Children’s Commissioner says half a million children stand united in demand for more play

One million girls at odds with sport
News

One million girls at odds with sport after Primary School

Sophie Mason
News

Made By Sport CEO Sophie Mason calls for British businesses to invest in Sport for Good

Disabled Children
News

New Guidelines to Support Disabled Children to be More Active

Better citizens
News

How sport can help young people become better citizens

Fit for the Future
News

New date for Fit for the Future Convention announced by Sport & Recreation Alliance

Impact Report
News

Youth Sport Trust releases 2021/22 Impact Report

Birmingham 2022
News

Birmingham 2022 adds four new sponsors

Rimaya
News

Alliance and Archery GB to assess impact of ground-breaking programme

Exercise
News

Ground-breaking research establishes best times of day to exercise

Levelling up
News

Physical activity sector essential to UK government’s levelling up ambitions

ukactive Membership Council
News

ukactive announces new Membership Council to represent the sector and help drive shared ambition for growth

Cross-government strategy
News

Report calls for a cross-government strategy to use physical activity and sport to help tackle the mental health and wellbeing emergency

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