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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.

Leaders urge critical Government backing to deliver the UK’s largest Cycling and Walking network - creating 2.5 million daily active trips, £6 billion in benefits and a national blueprint

By Transport for Greater Manchester | 28 January 2020

The Mayor of Greater Manchester and Cycling and Walking Commissioner will deliver a report to Government setting out how a revolutionary walking and cycling network will help tackle the climate emergency, inactivity and congestion, prompting country-wide travel change

Living Streets' National Walking Summit 2020

By GM Walking | 27 January 2020

Come and join experts from Greater Manchester and beyond as we discuss the link between making our streets better for walking and improved public health.

Secondary School Teacher Training

By GreaterSport | 20 January 2020

Sport England is investing £13.5million of National Lottery funding into a Secondary Teacher Training programme, designed to provide teachers with access to professional development as well as put pupil’s enjoyment and whole school outcomes at the heart of PE and school sport.