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 work collaboratively to create the conditions for an active nation and use the power of sport and physical activity to transform live.

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

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Fast Labels lend their support for the 2020 Greater Manchester School Games

By GreaterSport | 28 February 2020

Fast Labels provide custom made "My Voice Matter" stickers, to support gaining feedback from the event

That Counts! campaign makes progress towards goal of getting 2 million GM residents moving

By GreaterSport | 25 February 2020

That Counts! launched in September 2019, and in just a short amount of time is already having positive impacts across Greater Manchester. Find out more about the campaign to date, and what's still to come.

New research released on the links between sedentary behaviour in young people and mental health

By GreaterSport | 20 February 2020

New research has highlighted the link between sedentary behaviour during adolescence and depression whilst highlighting the need for people of all ages to move more.

Solemother: 2019 Greater Manchester Initiative of the Year

By GreaterSport | 20 February 2020

Solemother was the recipient of the first Initiative of the Year Award at the 2019 Greater Manchester Sports Awards. Hear about the group and how they're helping to empower women and girls across the world to move more.

Looking after our hearts with physical activity

By GreaterSport | 14 February 2020

It’s important to look after our hearts; hear Lilian’s story about how she used physical activity to help her recovery after open heart surgery.

Physical activity is good for your heart, in more ways than one

By GreaterSport | 14 February 2020

When we think of the benefits of physical activity, many of us know that it is good for our heart health. But it’s not just physiologically that our hearts can benefit.

Active Workplace Champions Workshop (March)

By John Brady

Introducing an active workplace plan can seem like a huge task. Employers are often put off: how will they fit the plan into their schedule? Can they manage it alone?

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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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Independent Chair of Project 2020

Manchester FA & GM County Schools FA

Project 2020 is a newly formed steering group with the aim of establishing a fit for purpose and fit for the future proposition for education within Greater Manchester.

Apprentice PE & Sports Coach

Wigan Athletic Community Trust

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is recruiting for Apprentice PE & Sports Coaches to provide high quality PE and sports coaching offered to schools and community groups in Wigan.

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.

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