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Step Up The Fun: 13 Ways to Make Walking More Exciting

Published: 31 May 2024

Walking is a free way to look after your physical and mental health that is ready and waiting at your doorstep. Round the cul-de-sac, to the park or over the hills, there are routes for everyone. 

Creating Inclusive Spaces For Women To Be Physically Active

Published: 8 March 2024

According to Active Lives data, a quarter of the UK’s female population were classified as ‘inactive’ in 2021/22. Creating inclusive spaces is essential in ensuring women and girls feel comfortable participating in any form of physical activity.

Investing in The Female Physical Activity Workforce

Published: 8 March 2024

According to YouGov, only 12% of women in physical activity settings completed a coaching or instructor qualification in 2022. You can help to close the gap in gender inequality. This is the time to invest in the female workforce.

Empowering Teenage Girls To Advocate For Change

Published: 8 March 2024

How can adults support young people to use their voices to effect change? The recent Play Their Way campaign focuses on voice, choice and journey. Combined, these influenced the Change Champions programme.

A group of 25 people from Dementia Friendly Alton, smiling at he camera at Lepe Beach, New Forest.

Over 4800 people take part in ‘Life Changing’ Physical Activity

Published: 10 January 2024

“…I have met new friends, learned new skills and I get out of my house a lot more now and that has made me a lot more physically active.” Local people have been telling us how they’ve benefitted through Investing in Communities projects….

5 Festive Physical Activities

Published: 4 December 2023

With Christmas spirit in full swing, it’s time to add a dash of festive physical activity to your celebrations. Instead of waiting around and counting down to the big day, how about passing the time with active games the whole family can enjoy?

Keeping Sport Safe

Published: 4 October 2023

Sarah volunteers as a Safeguarding Officer at her local rugby club. Having a background in education, she has always been involved in shaping safeguarding practices. We asked her what she does to engage others in this conversation.

4 Historical Walks in Hampshire

Published: 16 August 2023

Hampshire is well-known for its sites of historic interests. All around the county there are free opportunities to immerse yourself in paths of the past.

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