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Move Together reaches over 1000 participants across Oxfordshire

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 08:12

Move Together reaches over 1000 participants across Oxfordshire

Move Together has been in place for 10-months now and we are excited to have reached the landmark achievement... Read More »

Creating Active Schools framework: A tool for bringing whole systems approaches to life

Posted: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 09:07

Creating Active Schools framework: A tool for bringing whole systems approaches to life

Josh Lenthall, Strategic Children & Young People Manager explains how the new Creating Active Schools... Read More »

Community Activation must be about more than "urge and merge"

Posted: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 09:38

Community Activation must be about more than "urge and merge"

Matt Roebuck, Healthy Place Shaping Partner at Active Oxfordshire, sets out challenges and recommendations for the future of Community Activation in cycling and walking. Read More »

Sanctuary Wheels' first bike donation day shows overwhelming support

Posted: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 10:18

Sanctuary Wheels' first bike donation day shows overwhelming support

We are thrilled to be part of Sanctuary Wheels, a new project providing bikes for young unaccompanied refugees in Oxford City. Find out more about this wonderful project and the success of the first bike donation day. Read More »

Access Sport Oxfordshire: The new county-wide inclusive sport programme

Posted: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 11:12

Access Sport Oxfordshire: The new county-wide inclusive sport programme

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on Oxfordshire's children and young people, with 1 in 2 children... Read More »

Build Back Fairer: why we must do better for Oxfordshire's young women and girls

Posted: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 09:16

Build Back Fairer: why we must do better for Oxfordshire's young women and girls

Matt Roebuck, Healthy Place Shaping Lead introduces the next Build Back Fairer event on Thursday 17th February and talks about why making public spaces more accessible for young women and girls is essential for a healthy, active county. Read More »

Move Together: reflections on impact so far

Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 14:36

Move Together: reflections on impact so far

Move Together has now been running for over six months and is successfully supporting nearly 400 people... Read More »

The power of walking and cycling: how Active Travel funding is changing lives

Posted: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:32

The power of walking and cycling: how Active Travel funding is changing lives

Helping residents get moving through walking and cycling can make a powerful, lasting difference to their physical and mental health and well-being. That's why we are delighted to be working alongside local charities to increase rates of walking and cycling in areas of greatest need, thanks to Emergency Active Travel funding through Oxfordshire County Council. Read More »

Why we've signed up to RED January to move every day

Posted: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 13:18

Why we've signed up to RED January to move every day

It's dark, cold and pretty miserable outside, so it can be hard to get motivated when it comes to being active. But in these most challenging of times, moving more - however you do it - has never been more critically important. That's why our team is signing up to RED January, to move every day and keep the winter blues away. Read More »

Fighting Inactivity, Tackling Inequality in 2021: our year in review

Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 10:12

Fighting Inactivity, Tackling Inequality in 2021: our year in review

It's been another challenging and rollercoaster year for our Oxfordshire community, but we're so proud to be able to work with incredible partners to help people in greatest need get active and protect their health and well-being - at a time when moving more has never been so important. In our final blog for 2021, we're sharing our team's highlights and sending you our very best wishes for a happy and healthy 2022. Read More »