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February, 2019

Dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide launches

Dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide launches

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:45

Dementia is one of the greatest challenges facing society today - there are 850,000 people living with the condition in the UK. We know that leisure pursuits including physical activity are among the top... Read More »

Tags: Community, Development, News

Five-Time Olympic Athlete Joins Fitmums & Friends As Patron

Five-Time Olympic Athlete Joins Fitmums & Friends As Patron

Posted: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:22

Athletics club and charity, Fitmums & Friends is delighted and honoured to announce that international runner and five-time Olympian, Jo Pavey has agreed to become its patron. Pavey joins the charity... Read More »

Tags: Community, News, Sport

Mind Hull & East Yorkshire Mind & Active Humber using the power of sport to tackle mental health problems

Mind Hull & East Yorkshire Mind & Active Humber using the power of sport to tackle mental health problems

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:00

Local Mental Health charity Hull and East Yorkshire Mind has joined forces with Active Humber to promote physical activity for better mental health. They have been awarded funding by Sport England and... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Mental Wellbeing, News

Humber School Games Special Schools Multi-Sport Day!

Humber School Games Special Schools Multi-Sport Day!

Posted: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:46

Congratulations to all athletes who took part in the Humber School Games Multi-Sport Day!

The event took place on Wednesday 13th February at Haltemprice Leisure Centre. With schools from across the Humber... Read More »

Tags: Events, News, School Games, School Sport, Schools, Sport

Basketball England’s Assist Fund To Help The Next Generation

Basketball England’s Assist Fund To Help The Next Generation

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:16

In a unique programme of support for the sport, Basketball England today launched a new Assist Fund to benefit young players who might need financial assistance in order to play and enjoy basketball.

The... Read More »

Tags: Community, News

Context Survey Highlights 2018

Context Survey Highlights 2018

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 10:27

In October we launched our first Active Humber context survey and we're excited to report the headline findings, and what we've done as a result of the responses.

A sporting context includes clubs but also... Read More »

Tags: Community, News

Persimmon Building Futures with Team GB

Persimmon Building Futures with Team GB

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:20

Leading UK housebuilder Persimmon Homes has become an official partner of Team GB and will support the organisation for the next three years through to Tokyo 2020 and beyond.

At the heart of the new partnership... Read More »

Tags: Funding, News, Sport

It was the North Bank’s Day in Humber School Games Badminton

It was the North Bank’s Day in Humber School Games Badminton

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:02

Hull and East Riding schools took all four titles in a highly competitive Humber School Games Badminton Championships at The Pods, Scunthorpe which was officiated by leaders from Sir John Nelthorpe School,... Read More »

Tags: Badminton, News, School Sport, Sport