Active Devon

Active Devon’s Volunteer Awards Return for a Third Year

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Launching on the 3 June 2024, the Volunteer Awards recognise volunteers across Devon who supports others to be more physically active.
Schoolchildren who identify as female, from schools across Devon are running from the start line at the 2024 Devon School Games Neon Run event in Okehampton, organised by Active Devon.Active Devon

Neon Run Returns to Okehampton for a Third Year

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Over 200 schoolchildren who identify as female, from across Devon, joined in with our 2024 Devon School Games Neon Run Celebration Event.
A small group of children who are stood on a pavement beside a road with an instructor, as part of Walkability, a Child Pedestrian Training programme for school children across Devon.Active Devon

Active Devon to Deliver a Two-Year Child Pedestrian Training Programme Across Devon

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We're delighted to be launching a two-year Child Pedestrian Training programme in Devon to enable children to learn key pedestrian road safety rules.
A group of young people are out walking locally in Devon near their school with a teacher, as part of their school activity and to be naturally healthy.Active Devon

Naturally Healthy May Offers a Natural Respite from Studying

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As part of the Naturally Healthy May campaign, young people are being encouraged to immerse in nature to help reduce stress and anxiety.
Three adult females enjoying a rugby session whilst being coached by a rugby coach outside on a grass playing field, with houses in the background.Photo Credit: Sport England

New Sport Welfare Roles to Support Local Clubs Across Devon

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Two new roles have been appointed at Active Devon as part of the national network of Sport Welfare Officers funded by Sport England.
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New Appointment to the Active Devon Board

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Gibson to our Board, bringing expertise in energy, climate change and the environment.
Members of the North Devon Down's Syndrome Group out canoeing on the estuary with instructors on a lovely sunny day. There are a mix of eleven males and females on the canoe, and they are laughing and enjoying themselves whilst water is splashing up over them. In the background is the estuary bank with boats moored and trees in the distance.Photo Credit: The North Devon Down's Syndrome Group

Active Devon Shares Annual Impact Report

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We are delighted to share our latest annual Impact Report for 2022 – 2023, which showcases the impact made against our strategic priorities.
Photo Credit: Sport England

New Pilot NETBALLHer Delivers Female Health Awareness Through Physical Activity

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Secondary schools can take part in this new pilot co-designed by England Netball and Swansea University in collaboration with Active Devon.
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Announcing the Winners of Our Active Devon Volunteer Awards for 2023

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Our judging panel met at the end of September, and we are pleased to announce the winners of our Active Devon Volunteer Awards for 2023!
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Shortlist Announced for Active Devon’s Volunteer Awards 2023

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The shortlist of nominees for the Active Devon Volunteer Awards 2023 has now been selected and we are excited to announce who they are.