23 May 2016
ukactive is seeking a new Chair of its Membership Council with previous incumbent David Stalker completing his transition from the organisation at the end of April 2016.
The Membership Council is the formal elected voice of the membership base in ukactive governance, reporting to the ukactive Board, and taking on challenging topics of substance for the sector, such as the on-going issues relating to skills and workforce development.
19 May 2016
ukactive has responded to the new Sport England Strategy, Towards an Active Future, and welcomed the extra dedicated funding to turn the tide on inactivity.
Steven Ward, Executive Director, ukactive, said:
We welcome today’s announcement which commits an investment of £250m over the next four years to tackling inactivity, and recognises the shift in direction from Sport England to focus on engaging the most inactive people.
03 May 2016
ukactive today launched the campaign for National Fitness Day 2016, held on Wednesday 7th September, encouraging the physical activity sector to sign up to provide free taster classes to the public as part of National Fitness Day. ukactive chair Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson urges gyms, health clubs, leisure centres, parks and other venues around the country to participate by registering their interests on www.nationalfitnessday.com
24 March 2016
The rise in tablet and smartphone use of young children is creating long-term health risks for the UK as a new ukactive poll of parents suggests that almost nine in ten British mums and dads (87 per cent) feel that increased use of tablets and smartphones by children has contributed to a decline in the amount of exercise they do.
22 March 2016
ukactive Executive Director Steven Ward today welcomed the announcement of the roll-out of the National Diabetes Prevention Programme and said that it marked a breakthrough moment for physical activity and the National Health Service.
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