Tags: Featured Getting-active
Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 14:47
Sport England has released it's latest Active Lives results for November 2018-November 2019 and the great news is across England there has been an increase in the numbers of people being active. 28.6 million adults were active which is 63.3% of the nation's population and this is up over 400,000 people on the previous 12 months.
Sport England have also been exploring physical activity attitudes and behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic; visit their website to see the latest results of their weekly survey.
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:58
We're all now spending a lot more time at home than we might like, which is why staying as physically active as possible is more important than ever.
Join the Movement is our brand-new campaign, funded by The National Lottery, giving you the advice and tools you need to help you do this while the country deals with the coronavirus outbreak.
Official advice is to stay at home, and to only go outside for one form of exercise a day, to shop for basic necessities, if there's a medical reason and travelling to essential work.
This inevitably means all our routines are changing. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:02
We have created a new web page that brings together all the best advice, support and ideas. There is specific help for older people, children, families etc. There are also links to resources supporting good mental health and links to support individuals and organisations working remotely from home. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:40
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:10
GBA will be adopting actions consistent with the current national COVID-19 government guidance and the requirement to enact social distancing measures. During this period GBA will be postponing any direct activity delivery, either delivered by our own staff or by providers we have funded via our grant giving programmes; including sessions, courses, workshops, forums and conferences. We will also not be arranging any new face to face meetings but rather, wherever possible, will switch to virtual online (skype) meetings. Our own team will be mainly working remotely but will be keeping in regular video and phone contact with each other. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 16:01
Last year was a record year for Wokingham with 16 Wokingham schools taking part to complete an astonishing 20,836 journeys, saving 24 tonnes of CO2 on their journeys to and from school. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 15:10
Get Berkshire Active is meeting the essential requirements of the Safeguarding Adults in Sport Framework criteria
We are delighted to say that Get Berkshire Active have met the essential requirements of all the Safeguarding Adults in Sport Framework criteria. We are committed to continuing and improving our support of #Safeguarding work in Berkshire. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:24
The annual Get Berkshire Active Awards ceremony took place on the 28th February at the Hilton Reading to celebrate sporting excellence across the County as well as applauding the unseen work that goes on behind the scenes to make sport and physical activity happen. Awards were also made to the schools, community groups and workplaces who put physical activity and wellbeing at the forefront of their objectives. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 09:15
There are vacancies still available with; SportsAble and Places for People's Arbourfield Green Leisure Centre & St Crispin's Leisure Centre. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 09:43
In England, 63.2% of adults are achieving the recommended minimum 150 minutes of physical activity each week. In Berkshire we're doing even better with over 67% of us being active and this has increased from just over 64% in 2015-16.