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Rochdale Borough Council: 2019 Greater Manchester Active Workplace of the Year

By GreaterSport | 13 February 2020

Rochdale Borough Council were the recipient of the first Active Workplace Award at the 2019 Greater Manchester Sports Awards. Hear about the work they're doing to help their staff be healthier and happier at work.

The Future Looks Bright

By GreaterSport | 06 February 2020

GreaterSport is starting 2020 with a renewed spring in their active soles.

Help us celebrate female participation for #IWDparkrun

By parkrun | 05 February 2020

parkruns all over the world are joining in a celebration of female participation by hosting a special event on Saturday 7 March 2020, ahead of International Women’s Day the following day.

Kirsty Rowlinson-Groves' story: 2019 Greater Manchester Mayor's Award winner

By GreaterSport | 04 February 2020

Prehab4Cancer Programme Manager Kirsty Rowlinson-Groves was the recipient of the Greater Manchester Mayor's Award at the 2019 GM Sports Awards. Hear from Kirsty about the success of the programme, and what it was that saw her crowned 2019 champion

Schools encouraged to open up and make the best use of their sports facilities

By GreaterSport | 30 January 2020

As part of the School Sport and Activity Action Plan, the Department for Education have invested £1.5m to support schools to open their sports facilities. We will work with a range of schools to better understand the current use of school facilities aiming to give pupils and the community access to sporting facilities that meet local needs.

Changing what it means to be an Active Workplace

By John Brady | 29 January 2020

When people think about an Active Workplace, people often think of big obstacle races or endurance events. And whilst these are great, being an active workplace is much more, and much simpler than that.