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Promoting Blind Ice Hockey in the UK: Active Ambassador Nathan's Story

Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:05

Promoting Blind Ice Hockey in the UK: Active Ambassador Nathan's Story

International Day of Disabled Person's, on Saturday 3rd December 2022, is an international awareness day, which aims to help promote empowerment and help to create real opportunities for disabled people.

As part of our own ambitions to help create real change in physical activity and sport in Oxfordshire, we were delighted to be able to sit down with Active Ambassador Nathan, to learn more about his journey in playing Blind Ice Hockey. Read More »

Breaking down barriers to activity: shining a light on UK Disability History Month

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:08

Breaking down barriers to activity: shining a light on UK Disability History Month

16th November – 16th December 2022 is UK Disability History Month, and this year's theme is 'Disability, Health and Wellbeing'. Here at Active Oxfordshire, we know and recognise the important benefits to our physical and mental wellbeing, when we are physically active. However, we also recognise the inequalities disabled people face in accessing physical activity and sport and we work to try to reduce these inequalities. Read More »

Access Sport Oxfordshire: transforming young people’s lives through inclusive sports

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 13:07

Access Sport Oxfordshire: transforming young people’s lives through inclusive sports

Access Sport Oxfordshire is Active Oxfordshire's new inclusive sports programme for children and young people, launched in April 2022 to make sure that every child in our county has the best possible active start in life. Read More »

Re-writing my relationship with physical activity, by Natalie Davis

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:52

Re-writing my relationship with physical activity, by Natalie Davis

Active Oxfordshire's Healthy Communities Manager, Natalie Davis, writes about her recent experience running the Oxford Half Marathon and the opportunity it brought to rewrite her story following a troubled relationship with exercise growing up. Read More »

Embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in everything we do: Phoebe Gibbons on why our response to EDI is so much more than a tick box exercise

Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 12:52

Embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in everything we do: Phoebe Gibbons on why our response to EDI is so much more than a tick box exercise

"Often, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, can be regarded as a tick box exercise, however, here at Active Oxfordshire, we recognise that it is so much more than this." Phoebe Gibbons, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Co-ordinator at Active Oxfordshire explores our commitment to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive organisation at 3 months into the role. Read More »

“It’s good to know I’m not alone.” How Move Together is tackling loneliness across Oxfordshire

Posted: Fri, 28 Oct 2022 13:18

“It’s good to know I’m not alone.” How Move Together is tackling loneliness across Oxfordshire

Winter is on the way, and tackling loneliness is never more important than during the colder and darker... Read More »

Women in Sport: A Conversation with The Project PT

Posted: Tue, 18 Oct 2022 15:20

Women in Sport: A Conversation with The Project PT

Euro 2022 was a huge success for England, and the success of the Lionesses was a huge win for women's... Read More »

Introducing Oxfordshire on the Move

Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2022 09:00

Introducing Oxfordshire on the Move

On Wednesday 19th October at our Oxfordshire on the Move: Growing the Movement event, we are bringing... Read More »

Inclusivity in action

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 11:46

Inclusivity in action

Tackling inequality and increasing diversity in physical activity & sport is one of the greatest... Read More »

Move Together: The wider impact

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 12:04

Move Together: The wider impact

"Once I started moving, everything seems to get better."

We're living in incredibly uncertain times. The... Read More »