Tackling Inequalities fund helps keep people with slight loss active during lockdown
Active Sussex worked with local partners to distribute Tackling Inequalities Fund to groups who would be most effective in supporting people from each priority group to be active.
Initial Report into phase 1 & 2 of the Tackling Inequalities Fund
For Winchester Go LD, lockdown hugely disrupted the community they’d built for their members. With the help of Energise Me’s Investing in Communities project, they launched ‘Walk and Talk’ to help their members feel connected and be active.
How yoga was used to empower homeless people to move their body in a safe and supported way, whilst learning new skills and approaches for times of crisis, particularly in relation to mental health.
Safer Places received a grant during the first phase of TIF to run exercise sessions for women and their children currently being supported by the refuge service
A campaign encouraging all education settings across the Black Country to commit to and provide all pupils with access to one hour of wellbeing and physical activity each day, including during the school curriculum or for pupils still learning remotely from home.
Providing cycle skills sessions in the heart of the community targeting adults and families in the Town and Crosby area of Scunthorpe ( identified areas of high physical inactivity levels and an area of deprivation).
The Covid-19 Lockdown measures presented many challenges for those wanting to access physical activity, this was particularly true for the families of children with learning and/or physical disabilities.
Keeping the older people we were supporting connected to physical activity and to us as a charity.