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Ramadan PE guidelines

Ground-breaking Ramadan guidance developed by Dr Irfan Khawaja at Birmingham City University will create a more inclusive environment in schools for Muslim students and staff engaging in physical education. The guidance, thought to be the first of its kind in the United Kingdom, gives schools practical advice for supporting fasting Muslim students and staff so they can continue to take part in PE sessions during the Holy month of Ramadan. Find out more

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Liverpool City Region Cycle Parking Guidance

Cycle parking is a crucial component of building a world class cycle network. Highquality, secure and convenient cycle parking at home, work, and everywhere in between influences the decision on whether to cycle or not. This Cycle Parking Guidance explains the best way of providing and maintaining cycle parking across the Liverpool City Region. Find out more

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Get Active Toolkit

This toolkit will be useful for a broad range of people: from a person living with a neurological condition to a commissioner of health, wellbeing and leisure services as well as anyone delivering these services. We believe the toolkit could also be applied to a range of other long-term conditions. It explains how the Neuro Therapy Centre developed this project in Cheshire West and Chester with many partners. Find out more

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Sport England CYP Research

A collection of live insight and reports from Sport England regarding physical activity for children and young people. Building positive attitudes to sport and physical activity in children from an early age can help them to feel more motivated, confident and able to get active throughout their life. Find out more

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Sport and Low-Income Neighbourhoods

This report examined the importance of place-based, neighbourhood organisations that offer sport and physical activity as a means of improving lives with a focus on best practice in growing sports-based intervention in disadvantaged communities. Find out more

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1,000 Young Voices

The Coronavirus Pandemic and now, the cost-of-living crisis, has impacted strongly on young people’s lives, the communities they live in and their ability to be active. That’s why StreetGames in partnership with Platypus Research have just undertaken a major research study to capture the views and opinions of 1,000 young people from lower-income households. Find out more

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Green Social Prescribing Toolkit

The Green Social Prescribing Toolkit reflects on the process of implementing the Green Social Prescribing programme and shares some of the learning and insights. Many aspects of the learning will be more widely applicable and relevant than the mental health focus of this programme. Find out more

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DCMS Get Active

Get Active: a strategy for the future of sport and physical activity by Department for Culture, Media and Sport (August 2023) Find out more

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Football Psychosis

Early Intervention Team received funds from Active Cheshire through Sport England to run an activity timetable of football, climbing and cycling. These sessions we redesigned around participants who are diagnosed with psychosis. Find out more

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Recycle Bicycles

This project trained military veterans with disabilities and mental health problems to focus on a given project which would give them training, qualifications and a sense of wellbeing. Bicycles were supplied by Cheshire Police and serviced/repaired, then gifted to other veterans to increase their physical activity levels within the community Find out more

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Thrive Chronic Pain

Thrive Chronic Pain Support Group supports adults with Chronic pain of any description, some of whom have co-morbid conditions such as mental health, diabetes etc. Members vary in age and background; some are in work and others are reliant on benefits. The group was established to offer a wide range of support, including support through the benefits of physical activity. Find out more

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Wirral Deen Centre

Wirral Deen Centre is a mosque and community centre open to everyone based in the Birkenhead & Tranmere ward, which falls within the top 4% of most deprived areas in England. Having previously not run any projects relating to physical activity, the charity approached MSP for some funding through the Together Fund in order to encourage people from predominantly BAME backgrounds to increase their physical activity levels during the Covid19 pandemic. Find out more

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Wirral Plan

The new Wirral Plan focuses on making the borough amore equitable and fairer place to live, work and visit. It is a direct result of what our residents, businesses and partners have told us. Find out more

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Engaging the 51%

This Girl Can and ukactive have joined forces to work on behalf of the sector to better understand the barriers which women and girls face in taking part in physical activity in this setting, and to translate these findings into actionable advice that the sector can use to attract more women and girls into their facilities. Find out more

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Activity Alliance Research Hub

Activity Alliance lead the way in gathering insight on disables people in sport and activity. This page contains relevantresearch, including all studies commissioned, published and released by Activity Alliance or in partnership. Find out more

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Sport England Active Lives

Our active lives surveys measure the activity levels of people across England there are two surveys active lives adults which is published twice a year and active lives children and young people which is published annually both give a unique and comprehensive view of how people are getting active. Find out more