John's Oar-some Challenge

John took up this oar-some challenge in March at Workington Leisure Centre as a follow up challenge to what has been a long running determination to loose weight and get fitter following a diagnosis... Read More

On the hunt for young Cumbrian dancers

The North West Centre for Advanced Training is offering young Cumbrian dancers aged 12 to 18 years a chance to sample life as a professional dancer, potentially leading to a place in Cumbria Youth... Read More

The Results - Cumbria School Games Spring Finals 2018

Months of practise, determination and sporting achievement culminated together in three spectacular finals at the Spring Cumbria School Games in Penrith, with over 430 children taking part in the... Read More

The New Active Lives Adult Survey figures give a snapshot of Cumbria's activity habits

Latest figures from the Sport England Active Lives Adult Survey show 275,100 people – 66.1% of the 16+ population in Cumbria – are active, an improvement of over 4% from last year * and almost... Read More

Children from across Cumbria spring into action at the Cumbria School Games Spring Festival

The 2018 Cumbria School Games are upon us with Penrith Leisure Centre playing host to around 530 children and young people from across Cumbria.  Schools across the county will represent their... Read More

Awesome Player joins Brother on the Pitch

James was back on the pitch with his brothers after surgery to remove his right arm and shoulder joint due to an aggressive form of cancer. Read More

Take the Plunge with Swimathon

We could all take some inspiration from the Old Crocks  - Ann, Joyce, Ethel and George entered the Swimathon at Carlisle Pools in 2016 (pictured above) They have a collective age of nearly 300yrs. Read More

England Squash launches new campaign to entice more females on court

The new social media campaign, which is part of the Squash Girls Can initiative, seeks to raise the profile of squash amongst women and girls and showcase the benefits the sport can bring. Launched... Read More

Physical Activity, Healthy Eating and Healthier Weight: a toolkit for employers

BITC have created a new toolkit for employers featuring our work with Carlisle Brass Read More

Free playing kit and equipment available to schools through Premier League Primary Stars

Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools across England and Wales, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme opens for applications on Tuesday 20... Read More

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