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Active Ambassador Pat Kennedy on why Health Walks are more vital than ever

Posted: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:48

Active Ambassador Pat Kennedy on why Health Walks are more vital than ever

Active Ambassador Pat Kennedy has been running Health Walks for over 10 years. In this new blog, Pat reflects on the vital importance of walking for both our physical and mental health. Read More »

How Move Together is changing lives through the power of moving more

Posted: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 14:31

How Move Together is changing lives through the power of moving more

Move Together is now transforming hundreds of lives across Oxfordshire, with participants saying "it's the best they have felt in years." In this new blog, Oxford resident Maggie tells her powerful story about the difference Move Together has made to her life.

Photo credit: Centre for Ageing Better Read More »

Sign up to Building an Inclusive Oxfordshire – disability access in public space event

Posted: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 10:19

Sign up to Building an Inclusive Oxfordshire – disability access in public space event

Healthy Place Shaping Partner Matt Roebuck introduces the next Build Back Fairer event on 9th December... Read More »

Life Chances is transforming the lives of Oxfordshire’s young people: David’s story

Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 11:13

Life Chances is transforming the lives of Oxfordshire’s young people: David’s story

Active Oxfordshire is delighted to be working with Oxfordshire Youth and Oxford City Council on Life Chances, a programme that supports young people facing disadvantage to improve their lives through the power of physical activity. In this new blog, one of the coaches from the incredible The Project PT, tells us about the difference that their Life Chances funded project is making to young people's lives. This is David's story: Read More »

Building Pamoja with People Like Me: addressing race & cultural inequalities in Oxfordshire’s public spaces.

Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 15:45

Building Pamoja with People Like Me: addressing race & cultural inequalities in Oxfordshire’s public spaces.

Trust, support, openness to involve and collaborate. Some of the key ingredients in addressing race and... Read More »

Time for change: tackling Oxfordshire’s swimming inequality crisis together.

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:30

Time for change: tackling Oxfordshire’s swimming inequality crisis together.

Active Oxfordshire is working together with Oxford Hub and Black Swimming Association to screen the film "Blacks Can't Swim: the Sequel" and start a much-needed conversation about why so few black people swim and how we can break the generational cycle so that every adult and child in our county can swim and be safe near water. Read More »

Build Back Fairer: reflecting on our first event and looking forward to Building Pajoma on 21st October

Posted: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 10:23

Build Back Fairer: reflecting on our first event and looking forward to Building Pajoma on 21st October

Build Back Fairer: reflecting back on Building a Playful Oxfordshire, looking forward to Building Pajoma... Read More »

New partnership with physical activity & behaviour change specialists to increase physical activity in Oxfordshire

Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:17

New partnership with physical activity & behaviour change specialists to increase physical activity in Oxfordshire

Active Oxfordshire is excited to be partnering with physical activity related behaviour change specialists, Move Consulting at a critical time in our county's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

Move Together: why moving more can transform lives this winter

Posted: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:43

Move Together: why moving more can transform lives this winter

Active Oxfordshire's Richard Claydon on the Move Together pathway that's changing the lives of our most vulnerable residents Read More »

A story of partnership: Sovereign Housing and Active Oxfordshire

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:59

A story of partnership: Sovereign Housing and Active Oxfordshire

Jenny Bowley, Community Development Officer at Sovereign Housing, on working together with Active Oxfordshire to fight inactivity and tackle inequality through the Active Reach programme in Abingdon Read More »