Blog posts • Nov 21, 2019 13:44 GMT
London Sport’s Director of Finance, People & Governance, Susan Hutton, discusses her responsibility for London Sport’s employee workforce after the organisation won a London Healthy Workplace Award at City Hall.
Get ready to celebrate grassroots physical activity and sport: nominations for the London Sport Awards 2020 are now open
News • Nov 19, 2019 15:36 GMT
Volunteers, physical activity projects and sport organisations from across London are being encouraged to put themselves forward for recognition at London’s biggest celebration of grassroots physical activity and sport, as nominations open for the London Sport Awards 2020.
News • Nov 14, 2019 11:28 GMT
The physical activity and sport sector must recognise the importance of listening to communities and local voices to understand their needs in order to improve both public health and activity levels.
Blog posts • Nov 12, 2019 10:04 GMT
News • Nov 07, 2019 14:46 GMT
Physical activity should be part of developers’ thinking from the very outset of design, ensuring they tap into the expertise of the sector, the Connect Series audience heard on Tuesday (5 November).
London Sport Consultancy commissioned to support Hillingdon Council identify current and future need for local cycling facilities
Press releases • Nov 05, 2019 09:36 GMT
London Sport Consultancy has been commissioned by Hillingdon Council to undertake a comprehensive review of two of the borough’s major cycling facilities.
Blog posts • Oct 31, 2019 10:17 GMT
London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Children and Young People, Gary Palmer, explains his plea to schools to innovative with the PE and Sport Premium to create sustainable improvements that encourage a healthy, active habit for life.
News • Oct 29, 2019 09:57 GMT
Young people in a positive environment with inspiring coaches, and they're less likely to make costly decisions which are marring the lives of south Londoners. That’s the logic behind the Reaching Higher Football Academy in Croydon.
News • Oct 28, 2019 13:36 GMT
Housing, Health, Happiness? Laying the Foundations for London’s Physically Active Future will bring together experts from planning, property and sport to discuss how physical activity responds to the ever-changing needs of London.
News • Oct 24, 2019 16:49 BST
London Sport’s monthly Community of Practice event saw speakers share current approaches and new thinking to how the sector in the capital can use physical activity as a vehicle to improve lives in London.
News • Oct 21, 2019 11:19 BST
The Gallagher Premiership returned at the weekend and, just a stone’s throw Twickenham Stadium, rugby is being used to help build the physical and social skills of local schoolgirls.
News • Oct 17, 2019 11:11 BST
New Sport England figures show that nearly two thirds of Londoners are now physically active, a minor increase of 0.8 per cent on 12 months previously. In London, just over 4.5m people are meeting the Chief Medical Officers (CMO) guidelines of at least 150 minutes of physical activity every week.
News • Oct 15, 2019 11:51 BST
Football programme Goals4Girls is designed for teenage girl and to help them to become “mentally and physically prepared” for the challenges that lie ahead.
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2019 12:49 BST
Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck has done extensive work with urban sports in recent years and, in this blog, explains why the sector must work with developers now to ensure activity is front and centre of future plans for London.
Active Citizens Worldwide report finds physical activity contributes over £800m in healthcare savings annually
Press releases • Oct 11, 2019 08:00 BST
Physical activity and sport are directly contributing to healthcare savings, happiness, and mental wellbeing in cities across the world, according to a new report from the Active Citizens Worldwide network.
Blog posts • Oct 10, 2019 16:10 BST
Communications Officer Andrew Lawton looks at why it's important for the sector to advocate the extensive benefits that activity has on mental health as well physical health.
News • Oct 08, 2019 13:28 BST
Skates Dagenham was created in 2018 and uses roller-skating to get teenage girls active and engaged in their local community. It is part of the charity Community Resources and supported by funding from Sport England’s Satellite Club programme, which is distributed by London Sport.
Blog posts • Oct 07, 2019 15:23 BST
Since its inception in 2013-14, Sport England’s long-standing Satellite Clubs programme has played a key role in London Sport’s mission to get the capital more active.
News • Oct 01, 2019 09:17 BST
London Sport has, once again, begun a search for individuals, groups and clubs with the agenda of supporting young girls and women in the capital to boost their participation in sport and physical activity with the release of new Sport England Satellites Clubs funding.