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Why Weight Hub

Cheshire and Merseyside's resource and information hub for voluntary sector organisations to promote healthier weight across the 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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Every Body Moves

Every Body Moves is the new way to discover inclusive local opportunities to become more active. Our ambition is to create the UK’s biggest fun and vibrant community for players, parents and coaches to share their experiences of Every Body Moves, and find useful hints, tips and information on what’s happening near you. This includes in depth listings and all the information you need to connect to local inclusive opportunities. We believe there’s a sport or activity out there for everyone – and by highlighting inclusive activities and one-off events which non disabled and disabled people can do together, we hope Every Body Moves can inform and inspire people to discover something new. 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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Bold Girls

Physical inactivity can be a root cause of poor physical and mental health. So can wider social factors. Find out how Bold Girls, a This Girls Can Sport England funded pilot, addressed some of the key barriers to women getting active through bouldering. 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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Active Carers

Health Your Way provides support to the health and social care sector. We had identified that as a result of Covid-19, many paid carers that supported people with long term healthcare needs were moving less than before (which was already low due to demand shift patterns), mainly due to people shielding. This means that they had been going out less into the community with the person they supported and were in the person’s home more, where they were less active in their role than usual. 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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Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy

A recent collaboration between the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), BASES and the Active Pregnancy Foundation has led to the creation of a UK version of CSEP's Get Active Questionnaire for Pregnancy. Find out more

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Learn From Get Out Get Active

This series of learning outputs share the What? How? Who? and What next of GOGA? from our learning to date. They aim to help other to the genuinely inclusive and reach those that would benefit most from being more active. In these resources you will find evidence-based approaches to engaging inactive people successfully. Find out more

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Access to Exercise Evaluation

The Access to Exercise pathway aimed to develop access to exercise for people with neurological conditions. The primary aim of the evaluation is to understand what extent the AtoE project effectively support and sustains people with neurological condition into an active lifestyle. Find out more

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Guide for Rehabilitation Workers Supporting Blind and Partially Sighted Adults

British Blind Sport is pleased to announce the launch of a new guide for Vision Rehabilitation Workers who support blind and partially sighted adults through physical activity. The resource was created in collaboration with the British Blind Sport, Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network, Visionary, Metro Blind Sport, The Wilberforce Trust and North-East Sensory Services. Find out more

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Engage the 51%

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

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NetballHer

NetballHer is here to raise the bar for women and girls through the creation of expert resources, game changing learning offers and by being a strong and responsible voice for 'her'. Find out more

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Menopause, Me and Physical Activity

Menopause is a taboo subject in our society and women going through the menopause are missing out on the benefits of being physically active. Women in Sport wanted to find out more. Find out more

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This Girl Can Campaign Hub

Our campaign hub has been designed so that any organisation or individual looking to deliver This Girl Can experiences have the tools to do so. It offers a wealth of resources to help make your activities better suited to the needs of woemn and girls, with inspirational materials and practical resources including toolkits, assets and guides. There's also a community area for you to share your stories, with out latest news keeping you up to date with everything that's going on with This Girl Can. Find out more

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Inclusive Activity: Taking A Person-Centred Approach

Disabled people are a part of every demographic in society, motivated to be or not to be active for numerous reasons. This resource. encourages the sport and leisure providers to look beyond standard demographics and take a person-centred approach to providing opportunities for disabled people. Find out more

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Inclusive Communications Guide

Activity Alliance can support your organisation to reach a wider audience in sport and activity, including more disabled people. Our Inclusive Communications Guide and supporting film are a useful starting point. Find out more

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Sport England Photo Library

A wide selection of sport and physical activity images- including specific women- only This Girl Can image sets- that are free for you to use, whether it's for a brochure, banner, leaflet or report Find out more

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Doing Our Bit

#DoingOurBit is a platform of over 50 free workouts for NHS staff. Inspired by NHS Keyworker Julie Davis, who wanted to support her colleagues with access to free fitness during lockdown and beyond, #DoingOurBit was created by leading fitnes industry business Active IQ, Study Activeand fibodo. each gave their time generously and freely- as did all 40 PTs whose workouts are features- to 'give back' and 'do their bit' to support the hard-working NHS. Find out more

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Cheshire & Merseyside Resilience Hub

The Cheshire and Merseyside Resilience Hub is here to ensure all NHS, Social Care and Emergency Service staff within the region have access to the right support, information and confidential psychological interventions they need (n.b. the Cheshire and Merseyside Resilience Hub is closing in March 2024) Find out more

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NHS North West Games

The NHS North West Games is an annual series of events to encourage NHS employees to come together to take part in a series of fun and friendly inter-Trust sport competitions. Find out more

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BeUpstanding

BeUpstanding is a free, world-leading programme from Australia that improves the health and wellbeing of desk-based workers. Find out more