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GreaterSport supports This Girl Can Week to inspire women in Greater Manchester to return to activity after lockdown

By GreaterSport | 12 June 2021

Taking place from 12th-19th June, the first-ever This Girl Can Week celebrates how exercise can make women feel happier, stronger and free

Chris Boardman MBE appointed as new Chair of Sport England

By GreaterSport | 30 June 2021

The Culture Secretary has announced the appointment of Chris Boardman MBE as the new Chair of Sport England.

Moving for mental health: report calls for cross-government strategy to help tackle the mental health and wellbeing emergency

By Sport for Development Coalition | 11 January 2022

A joint report from the Sport for Development Coalition and Mind has recommended initiating a new cross-Government strategy to strengthen the use of physical activity and sport to support mental health and wellbeing following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Report calls for Government to back social prescribing fitness and leisure sector to help reduce pressure on NHS

By ukactive | 14 January 2022

Public health initiatives must help raise awareness of social prescribing in gyms, pools and leisure centres in order to reduce the pressure on the NHS, according to a new report published by ukactive

This Girl Can and parkrun team up to welcome even more women and girls to parkrun this International Women’s Day

By This Girl Can | 21 February 2022

In a celebration of being active in whatever way suits you, parkrun and This Girl Can come together to host a second International Women’s Day parkrun

Living well with Dementia in Greater Manchester

By GreaterSport | 13 April 2022

This event is for people affected by dementia, as well as health and social care staff and commissioners.