5,000 Londoners got active for RED January raising nearly £25,000 in the process
A dedicated community of 5,000 Londoners who completed the nationwide physical and mental health campaign RED January at the start of the year have raised almost £25,000 for charity Sport in Mind.
New Active Lives data shows impact of covid-19 on Londoners’ activity levels
Sport England’s latest Active Lives Survey shows the impact of the first eight months of coronavirus on Londoners’ activity levels.
Couch to Fitness reaches landmark 100,000 sign-ups
The surge in at-home physical activity during 2020 shows no sign of abating in the current national lockdown as the Couch to Fitness programme, created by Our Parks with London Sport, went past 100,000 users today.
Nearly £70,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding distributed to support young people
London Sport will distribute nearly £70,000 of Sport England Satellite Club funding over the coming months as we continue efforts to support children and young people to be more active.
Sharp decline in children's activity levels across London due to covid-19 pandemic
Covid-19 has caused a sharp decline in the amount of activity and exercise done by children and young people in London, according to new data released today (14 January) by Sport England.
London Sport supports young people with digital activities through November lockdown
Young people across London were supported through November’s lockdown with a variety of online techniques as London Sport continues to support community groups adjust to the pandemic.
Outcomes from Major Sports Engagement Fund bring meaningful benefits for London's communities
The Mayor's Major Sports Engagement Fund saw more than 2,500 people supported from a range of diverse communities across London, and more than £150,000 invested directly into community programmes for Londoners.
Couch to Fitness campaign working alongside This Girl Can shows influence of peer-to-peer support
A supplementary Couch to Fitness digital marketing campaign working alongside Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign to target women from lower socio-economic groups has shown the importance of peer-to-peer support.
London Sport, Our Parks and Sport England join forces to support community activity through Couch to Fitness programme
A collaboration between London Sport and Our Parks supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England’s £20m Tackling Inequalities Fund has provided new evidence of the ability of Facebook advertising to engage local communities and support them to be more active.
Physical activity remains critical: Our response to new national restrictions
Helping people to get and remain active remains one of the most powerful things we can do to support our communities’ physical and mental health and their overall wellbeing. We will be there for Londoners when they need us.
New Active Lives data shows impact of covid-19 on London's activity levels
The most in-depth picture yet of the impact of lockdown on Londoners’ activity levels has been published by Sport England with the release of their Active Lives Survey.