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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

programme
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£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

PE lessons
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How children who dread PE lessons at school could be given a sporting chance

Tennis Courts
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Government bids to create a new generation of Raducanus with £30m funding to refurbish tennis courts

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ukactive to host James Moore CEO of Coordinate Sport on panel

ukactive
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UK fitness sector could gain 5 million new members ‘with right support’

after-school club
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Ofsted chief’s after-school club plea: Teachers must make time for sports and trips to help children’s social skills that have been harmed by Covid lockdowns

Birmingham 2022
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Birmingham 2022 launches ticket ballot

National Fitness Day
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National Fitness Day 22nd September

CIMSPA
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CIMSPA strikes strategic partnership with Google to support the free Digital Marketing Hub for sport and physical activity

Evolve conference
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David Minton launches Evolve conference to kick off new conversation about climate change in the health and fitness sector

2024 Inclusion program
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Inclusion 2024 to support more than 150,000 young people

Fitness
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Fitness is the most popular physical activity globally, according to a study by Ipsos for the World Economic Forum

National Fitness Day Activity Finder
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National Fitness Day Activity Finder goes live with one month to go

Children’s wellbeing and happiness
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Charity responds to a new report showing a steep decline in children’s happiness levels

exergames
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Physical activity in children can be improved through ‘exergames’

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Paralympics is a chance to shine a light on disability in sport

HAF programme
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Summer Fun in Full Swing across the StreetGames network

Physical Education Technology
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Physical Education Technology Market 2021

Disability Sports Coach
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Charity launches ‘inclusive summer of sport’

Digital Futures
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ukactive launches Digital Futures in latest step to accelerate sector’s transformation

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CIMSPA launches and updates strategy to review quality education

National Fitness Day
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Countdown to National Fitness Day begins today

Active Travel
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Plans to improve cycling and walking infrastructure welcomed

Alison Oliver
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Youth Sport Trust responds to a new report on community sport getting children active again

IWG
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UK ready to host IWG with the support of world-class partners

social prescribing
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Time to unlock the activities and fitness sector’s complete role in social prescribing

Open Doors
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Nike and ukactive launch Open Doors campaign

Premier League Primary Stars
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Premier League Primary Stars launch new PE Planning Toolkit for Teachers as StreetGames gets ready to roll out its HAF Programme

sport for employability
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Coalition launches ‘sport for employability’ policy initiative and call for submissions

StreetGames
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StreetGames joins Coordinate Sport

Chris Boardman
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Culture Secretary appoints Chris Boardman MBE as the new Chair of Sport England

ukactive
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ukactive report sets out key role sector can play in getting our ageing nation active

Everyone Wins
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‘Everyone Wins’ campaign to highlight sport’s role in tackling violence, inequality and discrimination

PE and sport premium
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DfE finally confirms £320m PE and sport premium will continue in 2021-2022

School sports days
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School sports days are back! More than 1,000 events planned to take place this month

Digital Marketing Hub
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Sport England launches Digital Marketing Hub for sport organisations

Great coaching comeback
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‘Great coaching comeback to support coaches’

Disability Participation
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The FA launches campaign to boost disability participation

This is My Street
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Making streets for children and young people safer, with This is My Street

Exercise
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More exercise could help poorer pupils, study says

HAF Alliance
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Coming this week, exclusive HAF Alliance panel on The Drive Phase Podcast

National Sport Week
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Join National Sport Week 2021: Together Again

UK Sport
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UK Sport aims to ‘inspire impact’ with a 10-year plan

Bike Week 2021
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Bike Week 2021: 30th May – 5th June

Physical Activity
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Initiative launched to find new ways to overcome inequalities in physical activity

schoolification
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Call for more playtime amid ‘schoolification’ of UK childhood

Active School Hero
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ukactive Kids and Nike Launch Active School Hero across England to celebrate unsung school staff inspiring children to be more active

PE Fund
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Primary schools ‘kept guessing’ over £320m PE fund

Breaking Limits
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Unilever’s Rexona partners with Beyond Sport for Breaking Limits Programme

youth programme
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LTA launches new youth programme to boost participation

extra year of study
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Give students an extra year of study to avoid a lost generation, says education leaders

Additional Restrictions Grant
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Check if you’re eligible for the coronavirus Additional Restrictions Grant

Grassroots
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Made by Sport Cash Fund to Open for Grassroots Organisations

Cycle Training
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£18M announced for cycle training for children and their families

Physical activity
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Physical activity can help reduce anxiety and depression in children

Bank Holidays
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Bank Holidays: six things employers need to know

Sports Coach
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New Sports Coach apprenticeship to provide additional pathways to a career in sport and physical activity

Swimming Lessons
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Olympian Steve Parry urges schools not to forget life-saving swimming lessons

Wellbeing
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Manchester schools to launch study into children’s wellbeing after Covid

Activity
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Survey shows UK parents’ concern over Covid effect on children’s activity

third core subject
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Sport should be the third subject on the curriculum, after English and maths

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Recovery Loan Scheme of up to £10 million will replace CBILS & BBLS

Children Play
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Let children play this summer, instead of extra schooling, psychologists urge

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Budget 2021 key takeaways

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Teachers advised to avoid ‘catch-up narrative’ and encourage physical education

Physical Activity
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WHO reviews effect of physical activity on enhancing academic achievement at school

Schools in England
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Covid-19: All schools in England to reopen on 8th March as Boris Johnson outlines roadmap to ease lockdown

Community Sport and Recreation Awards
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Finalists revealed for the Community Sport and Recreation Awards 2021

Swimming Clubs
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Relief Fund launched to support swimming clubs

Training Initiative
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New training initiative to keep 300,000 people in the activities sector

Physical Activity and Wellbeing
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Schools could be measured on how much priority is given to physical activity and wellbeing

Extra curricular activities
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Government updates guidelines for providers of extra curricular activities

Extracurricular School Sport
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Government urged to draw up plan for return of extracurricular school sport

Workforce Mental Health
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New nationwide activity sector survey to record workforce mental health

regular exercise
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Coronavirus: How regular exercise could benefit the vaccine’s effectiveness

Sports Freelancer Fund
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Sports Freelancer Fund to be extended by Sports Wales until February 3rd

inactivity amongst children
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Top UK sports organisations stress inactivity amongst children has increased

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UK Government extend Apprenticeship payments incentive scheme

Department for Education
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Department for Education updates its guidance for schools

extending school hours
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How extending school hours could benefit the activities sector

Welsh Athletics
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Welsh Athletics & Coordinate Sport partnership to get children into athletics

Adapt and modify
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‘Adapt and modify’: Coalition urges organisations to remain resilient and access funding

Rocket Holiday Camps
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Rocket Holiday Camps Joins Coordinate Sport

Sports Coaching Market
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The Sports Coaching Market has the Potential to Grow during 2020-2024

Elite Youth Sports
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Elite Youth Sports Joins Coordinate Sport

Castleford Tigers Foundation
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Castleford Tigers Joins Coordinate Sport

furlough
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Chancellor extends furlough and loan scheme

CIMSPA
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CIMSPA; working to Define the UK sport and physical activity sector