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Grassroots football: withering numbers

According to an informative report by ANDY HUNTER in the London Guardian, over 100,000 people have walked away from grassroots football in England since April 2012. 2,702 more words

Milton Keynes students to benefit from free weekly sporting activities

University Campus Milton Keynes students are set to benefit from free weekly sporting activities.

Additional funding from Sport England has ensured that students at UCMK can partake in weekly sporting initiatives: running on a Tuesday and climbing on a Wednesday as part of the innovative Get into Sport student and staff sporting participation programme. 318 more words

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Former powerlifting champ weighs in to support County Durham health campaign

A FORMER champion power-lifter has told how swapping heavy weights for a feather-light shuttlecock has helped him to get back to fitness.

Mike Baxter is adding some muscle to the fight against heart disease and diabetes in County Durham and inspiring people to take up badminton as part of the county-wide Move in to Sport programme that offers beginners courses in a wide range of sports and activities. 739 more words

Fitness

Southampton Solent University receives £77,963 to get more students active

Students at Southampton Solent University will have more chances to play sport thanks to £77,963 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s University Sport Activation Fund. 704 more words

Southampton

County Durham woman rows to recovery

Carol Downworth was driving to work in 2010 when her world was changed forever, she lost control of her car which collided with a stonewall leaving her with a horrific head injury. 1,419 more words

Behaviour Change

Jimmy Rogers speaks to AlleyOop!

Few people in British Basketball are held in such high regard as Brixton TopCats founder, Jimmy Rogers. The legendary coach had been playing professionally in Germany, before returning to the UK and setting up a basketball team for the kids of Toxteth in Liverpool. 2,192 more words

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