Coronavirus, an update from Active Cornwall

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The Live Longer Better in Cornwall Partner Map
10th January 2022

We've put together this mind map to showcase all of our partners working together to support the Live Longer Better in Cornwall revolution. read more...

Better Years - making exercise inclusive and fun for inactive over 55 year olds
14th December 2021

Improving physical and mental wellbeing for people aged 55 and over is the aim of new multi-activity sessions being run in Cornwall. Anyone who is currently inactive, new to exercise or has health ... read more...

Getting More Infants Active in Cornwall
24th November 2021

Sam Lawrence

The first time my son crawled, I missed it. One second, he was in the middle of the playmat, the next second, he was crawling after a stacky cup that had rolled away from him. I was so excited for ... read more...

Time2Move Holiday Programme Partners up with Parent Carers Cornwall
15th November 2021

Time2Move Holiday Programme goes live!

The Time2Move Holiday programme has partnered up with Parent Carers Cornwall to ensure all children with Special Education Needs or registered Disabled can attend their provision over the ... read more...

Healthy Movers programme to help pre-schoolers prepare for full time education
3rd November 2021

Pre-school boy enjoying running

Helping children start school with their best foot forward is the focus of a new programme being launched in Cornwall. The Healthy Movers project, developed by children's charity the Youth Sport ... read more...

Disability Badminton Festival
5th October 2021

Badminton England is organising a Disability Badminton Festival at Plymouth Life Centre on Sunday 28th November 2021 from 9:45am to 11:45am. Coaches and volunteers from 'Liskeard Junior and ... read more...

New Cornwall School Games Sponsorship
29th September 2021

Cornwall School Games Whirlwind Sports logo

Cornwall School Games & Whirlwind Sports join forces to inspire the young people of Cornwall to achieve their personal best! Active Cornwall can confirm that Whirlwind Sports is the new ... read more...

Super Ageing Cornwall - an opportunity to Live Longer Better
24th September 2021

A "super-aged" population is one where more than 1 in 5 people are aged 65 or older. Japan and Germany are already super-aged. By 2030, the USA, UK, France and Singapore will all be super-aged. In ... read more...

Active Travel, inspired to cycle
17th September 2021


Capitalising on the support and enthusiasm for cycling that the Grand Depart of the Tour of Britain has had on the Cornwall communities, Active Cornwalls Project Officer Karen Edmond wanted to ... read more...

Cornwall to host Tour of Britain
1st September 2021

Active Cornwall Project Officer, Karen Edmond, is working to raise the profile and benefits of cycling in the county. This year Cornwall is hosting the Grand Depart of the Tour of Britain. ... read more...

Children and Young People brought together again to celebrate the Virtual Cornwall School Games
5th August 2021

Virtual Games

Further restrictions meant that, sadly, the Summer 2021 face to face Cornwall School Games events could not go ahead. However, with the success of the Virtual Cornwall School Games, we were still ... read more...

Mental Health Awareness in Sports & Physical Activity
28th July 2021

By Rahul Mittal (University of Exeter Business School), Rob Harrison (Active Cornwall) and Richard Sharpe (Public health Cornwall) Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity Mental ... read more...

Sport for Climate Action: extra time being played
22nd June 2021

Globe held up high

The G7 Summit recently held in Cornwall sought commitments from the G7 nations towards climate action. What has this got to do with sport you might ask? Apart from the Prime Minister promoting the ... read more...

Primary PE and School Sport Premium
18th June 2021


It was announced today that the Primary PE and School Sport Premium will continue for the next academic year 2021/22 and that any underspends from previous years can be carried forward to July ... read more...

#ThisGirlCan It's time to choose you
8th June 2021

Active Cornwall supports This Girl Can Week to inspire women in Cornwall to return to activity after lockdown Taking place from 12th-19th June, the first-ever This Girl Can Week celebrates how ... read more...

Child Protection in Sport Unit produce a new animation to help anyone involved in delivering sport or activities to children and young people
8th June 2021

Women's football

It shows the difference between child protection and safeguarding in a sports setting and looks in more depth at how children and young people can be further protected beyond their time at ... read more...

New leisure facilities safeguarding checklist
8th June 2021


The Child Protection in Sport Unit has recently worked in partnership with the Ann Craft Trust to develop a safeguarding checklist for the leisure sector. The checklist has been developed to ... read more...

Active Cornwall's May Bulletin
24th May 2021

Active Travel graphic

How we have all had to dig deep to respond to the restrictions imposed on both our home lives and work lives. I certainly found being furloughed from an active role really difficult. For many ... read more...

Webinar: Embedding Active Travel into your School Agenda
19th May 2021

ActiveTravel Family

Listen to this webinar about embedding Active Travel into your school agenda. The webinar includes information about what an active travel plan is, the benefits of active travel and how you can ... read more...

Time2Move Holiday Programme Application Form Now Open
10th May 2021

The summer holidays are looking brighter for children and young people in Cornwall thanks to an exciting partnership. From July, Cornwall Council, and Active Cornwall will join forces to deliver ... read more...

New safeguarding in sport animation
5th May 2021

A new animation launched by the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) is helping more people to understand what child protection and safeguarding mean in a sports setting. The video, which ... read more...

HPCF Press release
23rd April 2021

Climbing wall

Active Cornwall have been working to distribute the Healthy Pupils Capital Fund (HPCF) to primary schools across Cornwall. This funding was administered through Cornwall Council and Active ... read more...

Cornwalls Celebrating All Things Active Travel
23rd April 2021

Active Cornwall are working with National Partners to encourage and bring opportunities for schools, and for families to think about Getting Out and About using bikes, scooters, and trikes more. ... read more...

Cornwall Council have joined forces with Active Cornwall to lead the DfE Holiday Activity and Food Programme for Cornwall
6th April 2021

Time2Move wellbeing pack cover

Cornwall Council have joined forces with Active Cornwall, to lead the DfE Holiday Activity and Food Programme for Cornwall. This programme is aimed at countering the triple inequalities facing ... read more...

Active Cornwall Blog 5: Return to play after 84 days away
29th March 2021

Womens football

I'll keep this short as there is sport to be played! Lace up your shoes and boots! It's been a while but outdoor sport is back in time for the longer days as we begin British summertime. And it ... read more...

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