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Gymfinity Kids
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Gymfinity Kids completes fund raising for next stage of expansion

BASES
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BASES releases handy guide to working in sports and fitness

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

StreetGames
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StreetGames celebrates a successful summer of sport and activity

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

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

National Fitness Day 2022
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ukactive announces National Fitness Day 2022

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

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

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

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

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The 25th annual coaching award nominations are now open

Community sports
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Sported and StreetGames: Elevating the voice of community sports groups

CIMSPA
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CIMSPA summertime hotspots for activity this year

Youth Sport Trust
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Youth Sport Trust welcomes the appointment of three new board members

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

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

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

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

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

Newcastle United Foundation
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Nadhim Zahawi praises Newcastle United Foundation for community facility work

Sport and Recreation Alliance
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The Alliance establishes an EDI subcommittee to drive diversity and inclusion

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

Autism
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afPE launches survey to understand autistic pupils in schools

ukactive
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ukactive launches taskforce to unite sector for disabled people

Sun Safety Awareness
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afPE committed to sun safety awareness with new webinar

OutPlay Squash
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OutPlay Squash diversifies to support Pride Month

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

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

Webinars
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afPE to hold review webinars for the PE sector

ukactive Awards
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Finalists revealed for ukactive Awards 2022

V4V Project
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Be a part of Europe’s first-ever volunteer survey of sport organisations

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

Active Uprising
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ukactive announces theme for Active Uprising 2022 as flagship event returns

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

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

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

StreetGames partners with SportWales
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StreetGames partners with SportWales for Commonwealth Games

Awards
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Grassroots stars given chance to shine at national Alliance awards

EmployAbility Leisure
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Leisure sector unites to launch EmployAbility Leisure guidance

This Mum Moves
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This Mum Moves to expand after successful pilot

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

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

StreetGames
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How StreetGames has used multisport to improve children’s wellbeing

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

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

Youth Sport Trust
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London 2012 inspired awards ceremony celebrates schools

Tanni Grey-Thompson
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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson appointed chair of Sport Wales

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

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

Commonwealth Games
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Birmingham Commonwealth Games introduces new employability project for young people

This Girl Can
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Scarlett Moffatt teams up with This Girl Can Classes

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

One million girls at odds with sport
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One million girls at odds with sport after Primary School

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

Disabled Children
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New Guidelines to Support Disabled Children to be More Active

Better citizens
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How sport can help young people become better citizens

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

Impact Report
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Youth Sport Trust releases 2021/22 Impact Report

Birmingham 2022
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Birmingham 2022 adds four new sponsors

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

Exercise
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Ground-breaking research establishes best times of day to exercise

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

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

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

SLQ Sports Leaders
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SLQ Sports Leaders: Recruitment of schools for DfE funded girls leadership and competitive sport opportunities

School Recovery Strategies
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Department for Education Research Report – School Recovery Strategies: Year 1 Findings

Sport Relief
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Sport Relief announced as official charity partner for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Mckinsey
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Health & Fitness: Consulting firm Mckinsey predicts trends into 2030

ACSMs Health and Fitness Journal
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ACSM Trends 2022 report is out – highlights wearable tech, outdoor fitness and strength training

Government support package
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Sport & Recreation Alliance & fitness industry leaders urge the government to include them in recovery packages

Physical activity
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New Government report reveals reduction of PE in schools

Fit & Fed
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Get out ‘On the Road’ and help StreetGames support young people through the school holidays

AI multi-sport app
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New AI app is capable of analysing performance in any sport

Sport and Recreation
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Youth Sport Trust & ukactive respond to House of Lords report on sport and recreation

Digital Futures
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Digital Futures report from ukactive and Sport England shows need for digital revolution in fitness and leisure

equality and diversity
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Does the fitness industry support equality and diversity? WIFA research seeks to raise the game

Uniting the Movement
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Sport England ramps up implementation of new strategy – will ‘disproportionately target’ efforts and investment

GWI partners with BBC
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GWI partners with BBC for its new film series demystifying wellness

Sports Coaching Market
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Sports Coaching Market by Type and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2021-2025

Gyms
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338 new gyms have opened in the UK since March 2019, in spite of the pandemic

Diversity
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Swimming faces a diversity challenge, according to new report

Keeping young people Fit and Fed
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Keeping young people Fit and Fed during difficult times

UK Coaching Club
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UK Coaching Club available to CIMSPA members

National Fitness Day
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Record-breaking 22.7 million Brits were active on National Fitness Day, ukactive reveals

Find Your Future initiative
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Rio Ferdinand and The Gym Group launch Find Your Future initiative

Better opportunities in sport
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Former England Netball player bids to give young women better opportunities in sport

Collective Action Report
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Contribute to the Coalition’s Collective Action: Expression of Interest Process launched

Workplace activity
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ukactive and Sport England unite to understand workplace activity provision and needs of the workforce

women and girls
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ukactive and This Girl Can launch practical guide for gyms and leisure centres to support more women and girls to be active

leisure, fitness, and spa industries
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Barclays says UK set for £3.5 billion boost from leisure, fitness, and spa industries

ReTrain to Retain
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Applications now open for ReTrain to Retain

Global fitness industry
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Global fitness industry gets back to live events

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Football Foundation welcomes £205m of new funding to grassroots facilities

digital fitness on-demand platform
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Sport England launches digital fitness on-demand platform

Autumn Budget and Spending Review
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Sport, recreation and physical activity sector responds to the Autumn Budget and Spending Review

Free image library
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Here’s where you can find free to use images for your facility

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Holiday Activities & Food Programme

£200m annual spending for HAF announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in Autumn Budget

high-end workspaces
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Until to launch high-end workspaces for fitness professionals

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Yorkshires’ digital industry is the fastest growing in the whole of the UK

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