Schools Improvement and The Mirror have reported shocking findings that state only nine per cent of two to four-year-olds are getting enough exercise. Continue reading
The country’s premier active travel organisation for schools has finished its first year of its nationwide scheme. Modeshift STARS aims to get children, parents and teachers travelling to and from school in a sustainable and healthy way.
Change 4 Life have paved the way for a new campaign focusing on the risks to health when youngsters consume too much sugar. Research has found that on average, children are consuming three times more sugar than they should be, based on the maximum recommended daily allowance. By highlighting the sugar content in certain foods, the campaign hopes to raise the awareness of sugar content and turn people away from sugary foods and towards healthier alternatives. Continue reading
WheelPower, part of British Wheelchair Sport, will be hosting the twentieth Junior Sports Camp at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on Saturday 27th February 2016. The Junior Sports Camps are a great way for children with a disability to discover sport in a friendly and completely inclusive environment. Continue reading
Chesterfield’s premier community sports facility opened its doors to the public for the first time last week.
The £11.25m project was finished over the New Year period and its doors have been open to schools and the wider community since Tuesday 5th January. Continue reading
Team Derby have begun the defence of their National Badminton League (NBL) title and are offering you a 40% discount to come and support them in their next home game against the Birmingham Lions. Continue reading
At the end of last month Derbyshire County Cricket Club announced an extra date in the calendar for county cricket at Chesterfield’s picturesque Queen’s Park.
The add-on fixture will be the first game at Derbyshire’s out-ground in the 2016 season, against the Yorkshire Vikings on Sunday 12 June in the Royal London One-Day Cup. Continue reading
Children as young as five will be targeted as part of a new government strategy to involve more people in sport and fitness.
After admitting wanting to “rip up” the previous strategy, Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has announced new plans to get Britain more active. Continue reading
Since winning the Volunteer of the Year Award at the inaugural Active Chesterfield Sports Awards, Oliver Couch has pledged to commit even more time to community sport in his latest venture. Continue reading