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Youth Sport Trust manifesto launched

By Youth Sport Trust | 19 January 2024

The Youth Sport Trust’s manifesto for action sets out how we can improve children and young people’s physical, mental and social wellbeing by increasing levels of physical activity.

Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities to get primary school pupils more active every day

By GreaterSport | 04 July 2019

Teachers can make a difference to pupils’ wellbeing by implementing fun physical activity across the school day

Ground-breaking new partnership set to inspire a new generation of Greater Manchester cricket lovers

By Greater Manchester Combined Authority | 04 September 2019

Greater Manchester's young people are set to benefit from hundreds of new and improved cricket facilities across the region

23,100 more young people active in Greater Manchester

By GreaterSport | 05 December 2019

Research released today by Sport England shows that there are now 45.2% of children & young people active for at least 60 minutes a day in Greater Manchester, which equates to 176,700 young people.

Schools encouraged to open up and make the best use of their sports facilities

By GreaterSport | 30 January 2020

As part of the School Sport and Activity Action Plan, the Department for Education have invested £1.5m to support schools to open their sports facilities. We will work with a range of schools to better understand the current use of school facilities aiming to give pupils and the community access to sporting facilities that meet local needs.

New research released on the links between sedentary behaviour in young people and mental health

By GreaterSport | 20 February 2020

New research has highlighted the link between sedentary behaviour during adolescence and depression whilst highlighting the need for people of all ages to move more.