Category Archives: Sport

Get set Leeds – here to help everyone get more active

    We all know it feels good being active, and we all know what the doctors tell us about the benefits to our mental and physical health. But sometimes life can just get in the way. Read Liz’s story … Continue reading

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Leeds gets physical with Activeage

Have you heard about ACTIVAGE?  Happening in Leeds at the moment, this scheme supplies technology free of charge in people’s homes to help them live more independently and provide peace of mind for relatives living at a distance. Let’s find … Continue reading

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Lovell Park Hub: providing the perfect medicine in Mental Health Awareness week

This year Mental Health Awareness Week, 16-22 May, focuses on quality relationships or partnerships which are fundamental to our health and wellbeing. As individuals and communities we cannot flourish without them. In fact, they are as vital as other lifestyle factors, … Continue reading

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When the day is done and the ball is spun helping the Sporting Memories Network

Social isolation and loneliness is believed to affect around 15 per cent of older people.  And there are many imaginative ways of combating this such as the Sporting Memories Network which helps reconnect isolated individuals through their love of sport … Continue reading

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Two days to go until Rugby World Cup kick-off

Club development officer, Andy Wilson is back with his second blog for the Rugby World Cup. He talks about what we can expect on the big day this Friday and more memories of New Zealand and his national team, The … Continue reading

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Official host city Leeds on countdown to Rugby World Cup 2015

The Rugby World Cup is about more than England making it through their first group stage, rugby songs and Twickenham. It’s also a chance to find new passions, make new friends and get fit into the bargain. It all kicks … Continue reading

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