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  • New classes launched to help maintain balance and strength

    By Suzy O'Shea on August 15, 2018
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    A new series of exercise classes are being launched across Shropshire to help older people maintain their independence and mobility in later life. The Elevate project is aimed at people aged 65 and above who want to improve their strength and balance, but in a friendly, social setting with time for a cup of tea too! County sports partnership Energize […]
  • Free family treasure hunt returns to Telford Town Park

    By Suzy O'Shea on August 1, 2018
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    An award-winning active adventure game has returned to Telford Town Park to provide free family-friendly fun during the school holidays. The Go Wild Active Adventure scheme is a treasure hunt-style game played via a mobile phone app and is running until September 10, with a selection of prizes up for grabs. To take part, families simply have to download the Mobile […]
  • Make tennis your sport this summer

    By Suzy O'Shea on July 16, 2018
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    With summer in full swing there has never been a better time for people across the country to pick up a tennis racket and get active, and with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) offering a whole host of ways in which to get on court in your local area, there’s no excuse not to take part this summer! Whether you […]
  • 100% satisfaction at latest School Games finals day

    By Suzy O'Shea on July 11, 2018
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    East Shropshire’s primary schools regained their area title at the end of another successful Shropshire Homes School Sport Festival. More than 630 pupils, from primary schools across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, took part in the annual summer festival at Sundorne Sports Village in Shrewsbury. The event, part of the School Games programme, included a wide range of activities including […]
  • Pledges pour in after successful strategy launch

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 27, 2018
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    The new ‘actively improving lives’ strategy launched by Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin’s county sports partnership has triggered a host of exciting partnership opportunities. Energize unveiled its new plans for tackling inactivity to an audience of invited guests at Enginuity, in the Ironbridge Gorge, appealing for them to offer their support . . . and the pledges came pouring in. […]
  • Double delight for Shropshire primary schools

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 19, 2018
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    Two Shropshire primary schools have been recognised for their creative and innovative ways of boosting sport and physical activity. Grange Park in Telford, and St Laurence’s in Ludlow, are the two county winners of the Primary PE & School Sport Premium Awards for 2018.   The awards are designed to recognise schools which are making creative use of the grant […]
  • Actively improving lives – a different approach

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 18, 2018
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    Energize, the county sports partnership for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, will unveil its new-look strategy for tackling inactivity this week. The new ‘actively improving lives’ plan will be outlined to an audience of invited guests at Enginuity, in the Ironbridge Gorge, on June 20. Chris Child, Energize chief executive, said: “Our new strategy puts more emphasis on those who […]
  • Primary Schools Championed in Regional Awards

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 15, 2018
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    Three primary schools from across the West Midlands have been recognised for the excellent work that they are doing using their Primary PE and Sport Premium funding through awards which are linked to national partners.  The awards recognise schools that have endeavoured to provide improved outcomes for pupils using the Primary PE and Sport Premium grant. The six County Sports […]
  • Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 12, 2018
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    Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles can be the vital ingredient for delivering activities that will support disabled people to be and stay active for life. The first in a series of films on the […]
  • East Shropshire This Girl Can Event – Wednesday 13th June at Lilleshall National Sports Centre

    By Suzy O'Shea on June 11, 2018
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    In line with the national ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to encourage females across the country to be more involved in physical activity and sport the East Shropshire School Sport Partnership is once again delivering its own take on the initiative! On Wednesday 13th June, nearly 800 girls aged 8 – 11 from 25 different primary schools from across the East […]