Tameside’s Local Pilot

The Local Pilot is a Sport England funded programme that invests in a behaviour change approach in a place to enable sustainable change and gain valuable learnings that can be shared across the country. From July 2018, Tameside utilised research and insight to create their initial 12-month plan, starting from April 2019; this can be viewed here.

Tameside’s local pilot is taking a borough wide approach and aims to work with the following audiences; Young people and families; People out of work, and people in work but at risk of becoming workless; People aged 40-60 with, or at risk of, long term conditions.

The pilot work in Tameside is supported by borough wide partners who sit on the steering group, this is made up of; Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (Public Health, Employment and Skills, Parks and Greenspace and Community Safety), Active Tameside, Action Together and the Active Alliance. 

An example of the pilots impact in Tameside Council have worked closely with Action Together to launch the 'Use Your Energy'  grant which works with Tameside groups to engage and enable children and young people aged 5-18 years to become more active, more often. The fund has worked with young people's network to provide feedback on the grant applications and help with the decision making process.

Through the pilot Tameside are also working with Active Tameside, Greenspace and Action Together on the development of Active Parks, and is working with local businesses and the Growth Directorate on Active Workplaces. 

To add yourself as a Tameside Moving partner or find more information about the local pilot in Tameside contact: [email protected]  

Glossop’s Local Pilot

Glossop’s local pilot is working with the community in of Whitfield and aims to work with the following audiences; Young people and families; People out of work, and people in work but at risk of becoming workless; People aged 40-60 with, or at risk of, long term conditions.

The pilot work in Glossop is supported by borough wide partners who sit on the steering group, this is made up of; High Peak Borough Council, Derbyshire County Council, The Bureau, Active Derbyshire and High Peak Schools sporting Partnership.

The pilot team in Glossop created 'Glossop Milestones', a series of family friendly walking routes around the area of Glossopdale. The routes were varying in ability from completely accessible short park loops to more strenuous routes up into the Peak National Park.

The routes were all self-lead, by use of an O.S map app link and a downloadable map and description, maps were also available as a booklet for people to use. All of the routes have been signposted using rocks that have been decorated by children and the shorter walks are also accompanied by a story, which leads you around the route.

To add yourself as a Tameside Moving partner or find more information about the local pilot in Tameside contact: [email protected]   

 

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