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London Sport Consultancy commissioned to support Hillingdon Council identify current and future need for local cycling facilities

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.

Active Citizens Worldwide report finds physical activity contributes over £800m in healthcare savings annually

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.

London Sport Chief Executive appointed to Board of Sport England

London Sport Chief Executive appointed to Board of Sport England

Press releases   •   Sep 24, 2019 11:18 BST

We are delighted to confirm that Tove Okunniwa, Chief Executive of London Sport, has been appointed to the Board of Sport England

London Sport and Disability Sports Coach announce new training partnership

London Sport and Disability Sports Coach announce new training partnership

Press releases   •   Aug 08, 2019 11:31 BST

London Sport and Disability Sports Coach have partnered to deliver disability equality training courses that aim to ensure disabled people have improved experiences when accessing sport services and facilities in London.

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High-quality consultation is vital to creating active environments

High-quality consultation is vital to creating active environments

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.

Connect Series Round-Up: Working in partnership and the economic benefits of active developments

Connect Series Round-Up: Working in partnership and the economic benefits of active developments

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).

Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

Reaching Higher develops well-rounded people with Satellite Club funding

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.

Speakers and agenda finalised for second Connect Series event

Speakers and agenda finalised for second Connect Series event

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.

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The importance of a story whilst measuring the huge benefits of physical activity
Schools must use the PE and Sport Premium to innovate and do things differently

Schools must use the PE and Sport Premium to innovate and do things differently

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.

Why we must avoid retro-fitting activity into built environment - again

Why we must avoid retro-fitting activity into built environment - again

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.

Mental health benefits of physical activity and sport must not be under estimated

Mental health benefits of physical activity and sport must not be under estimated

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.