Coronavirus, an update from Active Cornwall

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Children's activity levels drop in Cornwall national study shows
21st January 2021

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The impact of Covid-19 on children's health and wellbeing in Cornwall is being highlighted by a new report showing activity levels are down. Sport England's latest Active Lives Children and Young ... read more...

The Daily Mile
14th January 2021

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The Daily Mile is a great initiative aiming to get people active and outdoors, whilst keeping to lockdown rules and staying within their local area. From January 18th "England does the Daily ... read more...

Sports & Physical Activity: The New Lockdown Rules
8th January 2021

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We thought we'd share some clear, simple guidelines on what you can and can't do during lockdown to keep yourselves fit, healthy and active this winter. Gyms and sports facilities: Both indoor ... read more...

Do you work for the voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) sector within Cornwall? - SURVEY
16th December 2020

Do you work for the voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) sector within Cornwall? Help shape the future of social prescribing by completing the SURVEY! Pluss, in partnership with Rahul ... read more...

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for grassroots sports for the public and for sport/physical activity providers
2nd December 2020

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Following the country coming out of lockdown 2.0 on the 2nd December the Government have published new Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for grassroots sports for the public and for sport/physical ... read more...

Sport England (SE) are working with the Government to update their resources and provide support to the sport and physical activity sector in the response to coronavirus restrictions
18th November 2020

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Tim Hollingsworth, SE chief executive, believes we are in a challenging time for the sport and physical activity sector but says SE will do everything in their power to help. "The people, clubs ... read more...

Learning Disability in Sport Awareness Workshop
3rd November 2020


Online Zoom Workshop: November 9th, 10am - 11am and November the 16th, 10am - 11am (participants will need to attend both sessions), 2 hours duration total. Developed through a partnership between ... read more...

COVID 19 - Trading Safely - Sportsgrounds and clubs
3rd November 2020


It's challenging times for sporting clubs struggling to balance returning to sport with financial pressures and the pressures around COVID. Cornwall Council's Public Protection team is committed ... read more...

The Great British Week of Sport 2020
4th September 2020

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ukactive are launching the first edition of the Great British Week of Sport from Saturday 19th September to Sunday 27 September, to celebrate the power that sport and activity has on our ... read more...

Department for Transport - Gear Change, a bold vision for cycling and walking
7th August 2020

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The Government want, and need, to see a step-change in cycling and walking in the coming years. The challenge is huge, but the ambition is clear and we all have a unique opportunity to transform ... read more...

Summer Activities in Cornwall 2020
7th August 2020

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Getting outdoors and being active in green, and blue spaces, or even better both is a way of boosting mental wellbeing. Whether it's taking regular walks in the park, flying a kite on the beach, ... read more...

Interested in finding out more about crowdfunding for sport?
7th August 2020

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Are you part of a not for profit organisation committed to keeping the community physically active? Do you need some money to help support your organisation? Crowdfunding could help. Active ... read more...

ReActivate - A new free online training platform
22nd July 2020


ReActivate is a new, free, online training platform, designed to equip anyone working or volunteering in the sport, fitness, leisure and physical activity sector in England with the knowledge and ... read more...

Sport England & Club Matters want to hear from you!
22nd July 2020


We know that the Coronavirus Pandemic and lockdown restrictions have had big impact on people's ability to support and take part in sport and activity in a club/group environment. We also know ... read more...

The Latest from GLL / Cornwall Council
22nd July 2020


Last updated: 15/07/2020 GLL and Cornwall Council welcome the recent announcement by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden MP that leisure centres, gyms and pools will be allowed to reopen from July 25. ... read more...

Government guidance for people who work in grassroots sport and gym / leisure facilities
14th July 2020


Updated on 10th July 2020 Here is the latest guidance from the Government on activities and facilities that may re-open and when following public health guidelines. Click here to read the full ... read more...

New online PSHE curriculum training and support for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
2nd July 2020


Healthy Schools and Brook are launching a new online PSHE Programme which provides schools with a broad and comprehensive curriculum of resources suitable for Key Stage 1 through to Further ... read more...

RNLI release Beach Safety campaign for families this summer
2nd July 2020

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Our lifeguard patrols can't be on every beach this summer. But with you at their side, your family can stay safe. Take a look at the RNLI website for information on how to keep safe at the beach ... read more...

Guidance for the public on the phased return of outdoor sport and recreation in England
2nd July 2020

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Take a look at the latest guidance released by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport on the phased return of outdoor sport and recreation in England. Click here for the full report read more...

First Ever Cornwall Virtual School Games Engages 10,000 Young Children from Across Cornwall
1st July 2020

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The first ever Cornwall Virtual School Games, sponsored by the University of Exeter took place from Monday 22nd - Friday 26th June 2020 and had over 10,000 unique participants and nearly 40,000 ... read more...

Registration is NOW OPEN for the First Ever Cornwall Virtual School Games
9th June 2020

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Following the launch of the first ever Cornwall Virtual School Games sponsored by the University of Exeter on Friday 22nd May yesterday saw the registration process and first two challenges ... read more...

The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit podcast
29th May 2020


The NSPCC Podcast - Online Safety for Sport In this podcast, The NSPCC explore how sports organisations can keep children and young people safe whilst participating in virtual sport and physical ... read more...

Emergency funding for financial hardship available from Sport England
30th April 2020


Organisations delivering community sport and physical activity and experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the impact of coronavirus are encouraged to apply ... read more...

Cornwall School Games Covid 19 Response - 17th April 2020
17th April 2020

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The team behind the Cornwall Summer School Games (Active Cornwall, School Games Organisers and staff at our host venue Poltair School) would like to update all schools, parents, carers, pupils and ... read more...

EMD UK teams up with Fisikal to offer instructors a no-fee, revenue generating, digital platform
17th April 2020

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MD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, and Fisikal have joined forces to offer a no-fee digital platform that will allow group exercise instructors and personal trainers to stream ... read more...

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