117 schools in Cumbria are keeping active with the virtual Street Tag app

New data published by Active Cumbria shows that 3,400 players from 117 schools used the virtual Street Tag app to keep physically active during 2022. Collectively players using the app walked 925,000,000 steps, travelled 1,006,545 miles and collected 1,900,000 tags. Street Tag is a mobile app that turns the world around the user into a… Continue reading 117 schools in Cumbria are keeping active with the virtual Street Tag app


£250,000 funding to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active is announced

A funding pot of £250,000 to support a programme to provide older adults in Cumbria and particularly those with or at risk of long-term health conditions, new and improved opportunities to be more active has been announced. Active Cumbria, part of Cumbria County Council’s Public Health Team, is managing The Reconditioning Fund and is one… Continue reading £250,000 funding to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active is announced


Cumbria School Games County Festival Programme Announced for 2022/23

A programme of festivals providing opportunities for over 1200 school children from across Cumbria to take part in sports and physical activities has been announced. Organised by Active Cumbria, part of Cumbria County Council’s Public Health Team, a total of five festivals which make up the Cumbria School Games will take place this academic year,… Continue reading Cumbria School Games County Festival Programme Announced for 2022/23


Cumbria Sports Awards 2022 – It’s time to nominate your Cumbrian Sporting Heroes

The 2022 Cumbria Sports Awards nomination window opens on Friday 30 September 2022 Organised by Active Cumbria, the awards recognise the outstanding talents, commitment and successes of teams and individuals throughout Cumbria who are involved in sport. The awards also highlight the dedication and commitment of the vast number of volunteers, coaches, and others behind… Continue reading Cumbria Sports Awards 2022 – It’s time to nominate your Cumbrian Sporting Heroes


Active Cumbria announces new programme to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active

A new programme to support older adults and particularly those with or at risk of long-term health conditions, to be more active is set to launch in Cumbria. Live Longer Better is a national programme led by former Chief Knowledge officer to the NHS Sir Muir Gray. The movement aims to enable people to live… Continue reading Active Cumbria announces new programme to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active


Park Play has launched in Cumbria – free fun and games for all

ParkPlay is a new Sport England-backed charity which offers free, fun games and activities in local parks and green spaces every Saturday morning in Cumbria, through working with Active Cumbria. ParkPlay brings together people of all ages and abilities to have fun together, with free games and activities ranging from football and dodgeball, to tag… Continue reading Park Play has launched in Cumbria – free fun and games for all


Catch Up: Thursday’s Let’s Talk Health with Steve Driver talks to Oliver Carswell from Active Cumbria

Join Steve Forster-Driver where he will be joined by Oliver Carswell who is the Active Cumbria Development Officer for Furness on Thursday 12th of May from 9am to 12pm. This week we are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May). This year the theme is loneliness so we are keen to raise awareness of how… Continue reading Catch Up: Thursday’s Let’s Talk Health with Steve Driver talks to Oliver Carswell from Active Cumbria


Active Cumbria announce new investment to support delivery of an ambitious 5-year plan

  Active Cumbria is among the first group of over 40 organisations working in partnership with Sport England to receive investment from its new funding model. Active Cumbria has a foundational role in the sport and physical activity sector and is therefore well placed to help level up access to sport and physical activity across… Continue reading Active Cumbria announce new investment to support delivery of an ambitious 5-year plan


Providers of Sport and Physical Activity to benefit from Organisational Support through new ‘Fit for the Future’ Programme

  With thanks to investment through Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund, Active Cumbria, part of Cumbria County Council’s Public Health team will be working with Cumbria CVS, and PR and social media company WeareIntro, to support organisations that provide sport and physical activity across Cumbria. The programme called Fit for the Future will see a… Continue reading Providers of Sport and Physical Activity to benefit from Organisational Support through new ‘Fit for the Future’ Programme


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