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All in Islington: Keeping the Paralympic Legacy Alive

With the announcement of the disability sports project ‘All in Islington,’ it appears that Islington will be keeping London’s Paralympic Legacy alive.

Officially launched on August 6th, it offers a wide range of activities, including: badminton and Pilates taster sessions, swimming lessons for people with physical and learning disabilities, coaching training for them along with disability training for leisure centre staff, fitness and sports coaches. 194 more words

News

Fifteen free ping pong tables spring up across Chelmsford for Table Tennis England initiative

Fifteen table tennis tables have sprung up at Chelmsford’s landmarks and parks as part of a nine-week initiative, writes Hannah Kane.

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Essex Chronicle

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Cabinet Office

IN DEFENCE OF TELLING GIRLS THEY CAN

by Carmina Masoliver

I have recently come across a lot of backlash against the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign, including this article from The Guardian. Whilst I’ve read arguments that Sport England would do well to challenge the massive pay gap between men and women in sports, I reject the notion that it should be in spite of this campaign, claiming that it’s not needed, that it’s patronising, or that it’s actually about sex. 823 more words

Arts

This Girl Can

This post follows on from two posts I have read recently about body image. Both of the posts were on My good friend Nancy’s blog… 666 more words

Exercise