• Children taking part in new age kurling

    Changes to non-disabled people’s perceptions needed to improve opportunities for disabled people

    Research released by Activity Alliance shines a light on the views of non-disabled people’s on inclusive activity with disabled people.

    By GreaterSport ,
  • More people moving in Greater Manchester…. but inequalities still exist

    More people are moving in Greater Manchester (GM) as highlighted by the recent release of Sport England’s Adults Active Lives Survey. Since 2015-16 inactivity levels have dropped by 1.7%, three times as much as nationally of 0.5%. However, there are still more than a quarter of adults (26.8%) that are inactive, which equates to 596,800 adults in GM. There are significant inequalities across people and place in inactivity levels.

    By GreaterSport ,
  • GM Active logo

    New data share will make booking a sports session as easy as booking a holiday

    An ambitious data sharing scheme will give residents across Greater Manchester access to thousands of fitness classes and sports facilities at the touch of a button.

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Paul volunteering at Hyde parkrun

    More people moving in Greater Manchester

    Sport England Active Lives data has been released showing ​1.63 million adults (16+) in Greater Manchester are moving for at least 30 mins a week. A 6,300 increase in the last 12 months.

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Greater Manchester Active Ageing

    GLL study: older people turning to exercise for mental health boost

    A study commissioned by leisure operator GLL compared the exercise habits of 2,000 people across all age groups and the various factors that affect their levels of activity.

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Active Lives: Children and Young People Survey: Attitudes

    Following the first release of the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey results in December; Sport England have now released the attitudinal data from the survey, showing how children feel about Sport and Physical Activity.

    By GreaterSport ,