2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021

Greater Manchester charity changing lives through physical activity and sport.

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Changing Lives through Physical Activity and Sport to help make Greater Manchester the most active region in England

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About GreaterSport

GreaterSport is a high performing charity passionate about changing lives through physical activity and sport. Our vision is to make Greater Manchester the most active region in England. We are also the Active Partnership for Greater Manchester, one of a network across the country who have some core responsibilities supported by Sport England.

Our mission is go get 2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021, see how we are progressing.

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Finalists announced for the 2019 Greater Manchester Mayor’s Award

By GreaterSport | 18 October 2019

Returning for its second year, the award recognises an individual or organisation who is showing outstanding commitment to Greater Manchester Moving to increase activity across our county

Record number of people moving in Greater Manchester

By GreaterSport | 17 October 2019

Research released today by Sport England shows that those doing at least 30 minutes of activity a week in Greater Manchester is at it's highest since the Active Lives survey began.

Gordon defies the odds, and his doctors, with physical activity

By GreaterSport | 17 October 2019

Gordon’s story is one of strength, determination and the power of physical activity in defying doctor’s expectations.

School Lettings Solutions celebrating schools committed to making a difference through physical activity

By GreaterSport | 16 October 2019

School Lettings Solutions are sponsoring the School Commitment to PE and Sport Award at the 2019 Greater Manchester Sports Awards

Managing long term health conditions with physical activity

By GreaterSport | 16 October 2019

Anita has Pyoderma Gangrenosum, an extremely rare auto immune skin disease caused by an over-active immune system. She has used physical activity to manage alleviate her pain and improve her life

Families and Pupils Join Olympic and Paralympic Athletes to Celebrate Getting Active as part of Travel to Tokyo

By GreaterSport | 15 October 2019

With less than a year to go, families across England are getting active together in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

STA Pool Lifeguard Training

By Oldham Active

Pool Lifeguards are responsible for overseeing the safety of all pool users and provide a vitally important public service. Lifeguards are trained in Poolside Rescue, First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Pool Lifeguards have to work in hot, humid and noisy environments and need to be able to work as part of a team, engage with members of the public to prevents accidents and ensure bather safety.

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"Sporting Equals' research project with GreaterSport yielded really useful insights into BAME communities and participation in sport and physical activity. GreaterSport's expertise and knowledge was important to help gain information and intelligence that helped to inform practice and delivery going forward."

Nik Trivedi Head of Consultancy, Sporting Equals.

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Leisure Centre Apprentice

Oldham Community Leisure

We are looking to recruit 10 Apprentices, who will commence after this academic year starting in Summer 2020 working at various OCL facilities including Chadderton, Failsworth, Oldham, Royton and Saddleworth.

Development Manager: Research and Insight (Maternity Cover)

GreaterSport

We are seeking to recruit an individual or organisation to provide maternity cover for the role of Development Manager: Research and Insight.

Football Development Officer

Wigan Athletic Community Trust

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is recruiting for a Football Development Officer to support the development of Wigan Athletic Ladies Football Club’s junior football teams, women’s and girls’ football across Wigan.

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