Through Active Cumbria, Age UK Barrow and District have received funding from Sport England Together Fund to employ a dedicated physical
Funding from Sport England Together Fund has enabled Age UK Barrow and District to employ a dedicated physical activities co-ordinator, supporting older adults in two of the most deprived areas of Barrow-in-Furness to be more active.
We strongly believe that babies and young children should get an active start in life.
Through liaison with the West Cumbria Refugee Society and local residents it was highlighted that there was a need to work with and empower communities within West Cumbria including Syrian refugees.
A six month programme of activities for Refugee and Asylum Seeking women.
Active Cumbria created a video celebrating how women across the county are being encouraged to stay active
Video and poem inspiring women to take part in physical activity
Cumbrian Girls Can is a community led initiative to encourage, support and inspire Cumbrian women to get active. It has been exploring whether following the approaches recommended by the national This Girl Can Campaign – but giving it a Cumbrian ‘place’ association.
The 100 Mile Challenge Programme has been developed by Active Cumbria in Partnership with New Balance as a cost effective way to help schools support all children to meet the levels of physical activity recommended by government and can be funded using PE and Sport Premium for Primary Schools.
Created by Active Cumbria in 2014 the project helps primary schools to measure how Primary School Sport Premium is making a difference to pupils’ learning and achievement.