Greater Sport Newsletter



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Roadmap for the return of sport and physical activity
Next Monday, 17th May, the country is taking it’s next step on the roadmap out of Covid-19 lockdown. This next step, announced on 10th May, sees change to close contact rules. The government and Sport England are currently working together to provide full clarity on what this means across sport and physical activity. Head to our website here to find all the information currently available which will continue to be updated in the coming days.


Mental health toolkit for employers

Supporting Greater Manchester’s Employees Mental Health
GM Good Employment Charter’s toolkit provides an evidence-based framework to build a culture that champions good mental health and provides a greater understanding for how to help those who need more support. Find out more and access the toolkit here.

Two women doing a seated yoga position

North West Physical Activity & Mental Health Network
This free to join network helps organisations and individuals leverage the benefits of sport and physical activity for improving mental health. Find out more and join here.

Flyer for the GM walking festival

Get walking this May
Taking place from 1st-31st May, the GM Walking Festival offers ideas and inspiration to inspire everyone to get outside and explore towns, cities, the countryside, canals, riversides and parks across Greater Manchester. Access the resources here.


Five icons that state the names of the enablers of change.

Creating conditions for change
Greater Manchester’s local pilot has developed five enablers of change, conditions that need to be in place for real change to happen. They help us understand how we can work in a joined-up way to create changes that enable active lives, and can be used to help guide our work going forward. Find out more here.

Inclusive Boccia session - Group of disabled people having fun playing a game of Boccia

Activity Alliance launch new strategy ‘Achieving Fairness’
Disabled people remain twice as likely to be inactive as non-disabled people, with the new strategy aiming to close this gap within a generation. Learn more here.

Three young girls running outside

Online resource launched to help more children to be active
The Active Recovery Hub, launched by Sport England and Youth Sport Trust, is aimed at schools and families with hundreds of ideas to get children moving. Find out more.