Active Sefton working with Change 4 Life
You may have seen the Change 4 Life national campaign on the television, in the newspapers and perhaps through mail through your door. It's a national campaign that is running right across the country to help us all learn about fun and interesting ways we can all lead a healthy, fun and active lifestyle and make a Change 4 Life.
Here at Active Sefton we want to help you make a Change 4 Life and have joined up to be a local supporter to help you with lots of different exciting and most of all, easy ways in which you can make your Change 4 Life.
Sport Relief 2012 Comes to Sefton!
As part of Sport Relief 2012, The Active Sefton Litherland Mile was held on Sunday, 25th March at Litherland Sports Park. Where you there? Feel free to view our photo gallery from the day's events and tag yourself.
We had a fantastic day and raised much-needed funds for Sport Relief. Why not read about the event in The Crosby Herald.
Log It or Lose It
Active Sefton has teamed up with Merseyside Police this year to make sure you don't lose out to thieves - so make sure you log it or lose it! Don’t lose out to thieves this year, register your bike, mobile, iPod, TV or any other gadgets on www.immobilise.com. Immobilise is the world’s largest FREE register of possession ownership details and helps to reduce crime and returning recovered personal property to its rightful owners. This online checking service is used by all UK Police forces to trace owners of lost and stolen property.
London 2012 Olympic Torch RelayThe 2012 Olympic Torch Relay is coming to Sefton! Check out the official route here, in this great animation.
ACTIVE WORKFORCE MEMBERS CLIMBING EXPEDITION
Two keen Active Workforce Members recently summited Island Peak in the Himalayas for charity.
Cricketing Fun in Sefton
Getting cricket crazy, kids in Sefton are keeping Active with a number of specialist junior cricket sessions running the popular Active Kidz programme.
Taking place at Bootle Cricket Club and
It’s all splashing great fun
Making a splash lakeside style, youngsters from
Arranged through the Sefton Positive Futures team, Merefield School were able to utilise the funding to run a three-week summer holiday programme for their pupils with the most profound and complex disabilities.
Pupils accessed a range of water sports activities including power boating and dinghies.
Jumpers for Goalposts
As the football season starts to kick off, Sefton’s Ability Counts football team have already begun the league as Champions.
Crowned champions for 2011, the disabled footballers achieved their winning title after competing the in Merseyside based disabled football league. With strong competition from Everton and Liverpool Football clubs, the team took embraced their opportunity to lead the way and show the other teams how it’s done.
60 Years in Netherton
To mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June next year, the Feelgood Factory (Netherton) is organising its own special event - 60 Years in Netherton.
This is to celebrate the achievements and lives of local people since the Queen was crowned in June 1952 and the centre is encouraging the community to come forward to share their stories.
Visitor Award for Crosby Lakeside
Providing Sefton’s first residential facility for disabled children and young people, the Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre has been celebrating another first with their recent accreditation as a Quality Assured Place of Interest.
Assessed for the award through an external assessment by VisitEngland, the centre underwent mystery visits before receiving glowing feedback on the sites presentation, customer care and the range of services which are offered to visitors. Open for less than twelve months the centre is making waves with National Governing Bodies which recognise the centres facilties for children and young people in Sefton now having achieved “On Board” accreditation which recognises the delivery of sailing activities for young people and RYA Foundation status for the range of activities provided for disabled children, young people and adults.
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