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Oxford Paddlers for Life – making a difference to those affected by cancer

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 13:39

Oxford Paddlers for Life – making a difference to those affected by cancer

Oxford Paddlers for Life are a new dragon boat paddling team, set up to promote and support the good physical and mental health of people affected by cancer, in particular but not exclusively breast cancer,... Read More »

Tags: Physical Activity

Walk to School Week

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 08:51

Walk to School Week

The countdown is on to Walk to School Week 2019! The five-day walking challenge will be taking place from 21-25 May

Tags: Children and Young People, Public Health, Walk to School Week, Walking

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:02

Doctors should prescribe swimming to aid illness and medical conditions for the British public

"Swimming is an ideal activity which can help people manage a range of medical conditions and we are calling on the medical profession to consider recommending swimming to people who would benefit from... Read More »

Tags: Physical Activity, swimming

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:02

Active Oxfordshire Chair recruitment

Active Oxfordshire is recruiting a new chair.

More information on how to become the Active Oxfordshire Chair below.

Tags: Board, Chair, Trustees

Understanding what affects the health of residents in Oxfordshire

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:44

Understanding what affects the health of residents in Oxfordshire

Each year the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is published Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board and provides detailed information about Oxfordshire's population and the factors affecting health,... Read More »

Tags: Health, Physical Activity

Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:37

Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active

Key findings from the new Sport England Active Lives Children research into attitudes to sport and physical activity.

Tags: Children and Young People, Physical Activity, Youth Sport

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:15

Park Club launches ‘Active Body & Mind’ project to tackle mental health in Oxfordshire and Kent.

Charity leisure management company, Park Club, is launching a new project called 'Active Body & Mind', supporting adults with mental health difficulties to lead healthier, more active lifestyles. Mental... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Disability Sport, Physical Activity

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