• News (21)
    Leisure Opportunities (14 Feb 2019)

    Sport England publishes dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide

    SPORT ENGLAND has partnered with ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY to produce a dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide. The guide aims to help the sports sector bring down barriers that prevent people who live with dementia from taking part in sport and physical activity, and it also provides tools and guidance for the sector so they can help people affected with the disease enjoy the benefits of staying active in a caring and understanding environment.

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    Leisure Opportunities (30 Jan 2019)

    Mencap to set up 27 activity hubs after securing £1m Sport England grant

    MENCAP is aiming to get people with learning disabilities more physically active with the help of a £1m grant from SPORT ENGLAND. The charity will set up 27 activity hubs across England which will offer Zumba, boccia, walking rugby and more. To encourage people to take up the activities, Mencap has launched a Round the World Challenge, which can be accomplished by completing 100 hours of exercise. Participants will receive postcards to recognise their achievements on their 'round the world trip'. 

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