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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23,100 more young people active in Greater Manchester

By | 05 December 2019

Research released today by Sport England shows that there are now 45.2% of children & young people active for at least 60 minutes a day in Greater Manchester, which equates to 176,700 young people.

GM Moving appoints 10GM to support developing the GM workforce

By Nick Lowden | 04 December 2019

GM Moving and GreaterSport are pleased to announce 10GM have been appointed as the lead organisation to co-design, manage and deliver a system leadership development approach for current and future leaders across sectors within Greater Manchester.

School Games Young Local Organising Committee Recruited

By GreaterSport | 22 November 2019

The Greater Manchester Young Local Organising Committee who support with the Greater Manchester School Games have been successfully recruited

2019/20 Greater Manchester School Games programme marks the start of a new era

By GreaterSport | 19 November 2019

This year, the programme sees changes made to its format to help ensure it is relevant to more children and young people and their lives today, allowing more of them to achieve their potential through sport and physical activity.

2019 Greater Manchester Sports Awards shines a spotlight on physical activity and sporting success across the region

By GreaterSport | 15 November 2019

Greater Manchester Champions crowned as sport and physical activity across the region was celebrated

HGA Creative celebrating the unsung heroes of physical activity and sport

By GreaterSport | 14 November 2019

HGA Creative are sponsoring the Unsung Hero Award at the 2019 Greater Manchester Sports Awards.

Greater Manchester: Walking Courses

By Greater Manchester: Walking

Find out about courses, workshops and events and how to get involved to support Greater Manchester Walking

ILM Leadership & Management Level 5 (Award)

By Pulse Training and Development

This programme develops the knowledge skills and behaviours demanded of leaders today in an interactive and practical way.

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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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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.

Head Coach - University of Salford Rowing Club

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The University of Salford is offering the position of head coach to all our squads to an enthusiastic individual with a background in rowing.

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