In Bury a range of partners are working to support people to be more active and to design moving, physical activity and sport back into daily life.
VCFA is an infrastructure organisation providing Volunteering and Development support to the VCF (also known as VCS) in Bury enhancing their ability to support local communities. VCFA also promotes the VCS sector and advocates on their behalf at a strategic level with other stakeholders.
Their strategy is focused on enhancing the role of the local VCF sector in delivering quality services within local communities which will help alleviate pressure on health and social care.
School Games Organisers (SGOs) have several key roles: to coordinate appropriate competitive opportunities for all young people from Key Stage 2-4, to recruit, train and deploy a suitable workforce, and to support the development of club opportunities for all young people. In Bury, the SGOs are;
TfGM have a number of schemes aimed at making active travel the number one choice for travelling to work, to school and to the shops. This includes ‘The Bee Network’ connecting up areas and communities in Greater Manchester, making it easy, safe and attractive for people to travel on foot or by bike for everyday trips.